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Photo Credit: Carol Madigan Carol and I have reached a compromise between our competing travel objectives. Mixing her desire to plan, see and experience as much as she can with mine, which is to plan, see and experience as little as possible, we came up with the following compromise for our first day in […]
May 17, 2021 Dear diary, Reid said he was interested in learning more about Icelandic history. One of the contributors to an Iceland travel tips fb page suggested a book, Island on Fire, about Iceland’s volcanic past. I know the risk I’m taking. His children have told me something about his “phases,” when he […]
Photo credit: Lovisa Photo Planned departure: 5/27/2021 Available seats: (LAX-JFK: 110) (JFK-Reykjavik: 38) To be successful, this standby trip can’t be approached with the usual lack of study and planning that I normally apply to my travels. In past trips to Europe, we’ve been able to adjust on the fly depending on seating availability […]
April 22, 2021 Dear diary, So, Reid’s latest “adventure” appears to be Iceland. He says it’s the first country to open itself up to tourists who’ve been vaccinated. I get it, but I’m not sure whether he’s thought through some of the details. (In fact, in all my travels with Reid so […]