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Iberia, Economy Class – Airbus A 319: Jerez to Madrid

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT After two months on the ground, I finally resumed my travels last Friday with a flight from Zürich to Madrid and then from there on to Jerez, where I gave a presentation on the implementation of … Continue reading

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Santo Stefano di Sessanio

Santo Stefano de Sessanio is a small, beautiful medieval town high up in the Abruzzi. For many years most of the village lay in ruins, a situation that was exacerbated by the fierce earthquake that shook L’Aquila in 2009 during … Continue reading

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Recanati & Loreto, Italy

The old town of Recanati lies perched on a hill in the Marche Region of Italy. To the east the Adriatic expands to the horizon in beautiful shades of dark blue, while to the southwest the Abruzzi emerge like an … Continue reading

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg is the capital of the Grand Est region of France and the official seat of the European parliament. It’s a very neat and pretty city that is easy to navigate on foot. The centrepiece of the city is, of … Continue reading

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Trelleborg, Sweden

Trelleborg is a quaint little town on Sweden’s southern cost. It’s really very small and there isn’t anything much to see, other than its quaintness. It’s the day after the summer solstice, which is a public holiday in Sweden. As … Continue reading

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TAP Air Portugal, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Lisbon to Amsterdam

Date: 29. April 2017. Departure: 09:20. Arrival: 12:50. Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION I’ve just completed another course in Lisbon. I’ve rather enjoyed myself. The Portuguese really make me laugh. No matter what’s going on … Continue reading

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Hotel Esplanade Zagreb

Once upon a time, a very long time ago and long before the age of airspace congestion and low cost carriers, when travel still had the aura of glamour and adventure and passengers travelled with a set of valises and … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi Airport Hotel

If you have a long layover in Abu Dhabi but still not enough time to go into the city, you have a number of options at the airport. Landside there is the PremierInn, which is connected to the terminal via … Continue reading

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The Coul House, Contin near Inverness

In Inverness I am staying at The Coul House, which is roughly forty minutes away from Inverness airport by car. The Coul House is a lovely country hotel set in a lush and beautifully landscaped park. The rooms overlook the … Continue reading

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Amantaka Hotel Luang Prabang

Here is the link to the Amantaka website. The centre of old Luang Prabang is fairly compact and located on a peninsula at the confluence of the Khan River and the mighty Mekong. The Amantaka hotel is perfectly situated on … Continue reading

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