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A Change is Going To Come

For decades, U.S. citizens traveling to most European countries have been exempt from visa requirements. Sadly, this ends on January 1, 20121, when all Americans traveling to any Schengen Zone nations will need an ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) Visa. … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge Me

 

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Thank You & Have A Pleasant Trip

New York City-based filmmaker Nicolas Heller and illustrator Naomi Otsu have created this wonderful series of public transit etiquette TSAs. The pair have been distributing their DIY pamphlet throughout the NYC subway system and have even received the unofficial seal … Continue reading

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Space Invaders

Science fiction satire isn’t a new phenomena. The War of the Wenuses by Charles L. Graves and Edward V. Lucas is a parody of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds published in 1898. The story chronicles an invasion by gorgeous Venusian women who … Continue reading

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Isn’t all of Britain fictional

Fake Britain is a marvelous map to more than 400 fictional locations in England, Scotland and Wales featuring made-up towns, villages, castles, islands, and more. Created by Matt Brown and Rhys B. Davis, the map draws from films, television and books. … Continue reading

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Christmas 1966

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Is It Just Me

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Bookstore Tourism : Vancouver

I haven’t spent as much time as I’d like in Vancouver, but the last time that I passed through I managed to pop-in at some of the city’s best bookstores. Fortunately, Travel Between The Pages follower Markus H. sent us … Continue reading

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Coffeehouse Tourism Out West

I recently asked TBTP followers to suggest some of their favorite coffeehouses, either from travels or hometown hangouts. Reader Louis R. nominated Treeline Coffee Roasters in Bozeman, Montana. The small batch artisan coffee roasters have been in the game for about five … Continue reading

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A Hole In The Alps

About this time each August, I become nostalgic for the Swiss Alps. I was fortunate to have spent most of the month one year camping and hiking around Switzerland. And one of my favorite areas was the less touristed valleys … Continue reading

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