Tag Archives: Travel

Travel Measurements And Media Watching

I have three distinct measurements for countries and regions that I visit. They are: the Naked Sculpture measurement, the Public Affection measurement, and the Restrooms measurement. The Naked Sculpture measurement involves the presence of naked sculptures of women and men without countries or people having a fit about it. After all, sculptures are stone, not […]

  • Travels Into AsiaBlog_RobertsD

    The best of the airlines that I traveled throughout the whole trip was Turkish Airlines. Going only a short distance from Istanbul to Izmir and then back, the flights nonetheless were comfortable, with good leg-room, accommodating stewardesses, and a quick, delicious meal. I was pleasantly surprised. Our initial plans were to travel from Izmir by […]

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    The Great City Of IstanbulBlog_RobertsD, Featured

      Arriving at the Frankfurt airport, Germany, was a relief, following my knee-wounded flight, though the German security officers proved to be the most stringent and unpleasant of all the airports on the trip. We determined that for future European trips, we’d return to using London as a destination stop beyond the Atlantic Ocean rather […]

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    Robert Louis Stevenson Travels With MeBlog_RobertsD, Reviews

    Almost always the case, I have read about travelers coming to America with bold dreams and meager resources and always succeeding in attaining the great American dream. Didn’t all of our immigrant ancestors valiantly do it? In the 1896 book “The Amateur Emigrant,” author Robert Louis Stevenson poses a different thesis, one that isn’t heard […]

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    Airplanes And AirportsBlog_RobertsD

    Airplanes. Don’t you love them. The fastest way to a destination. But don’t you hate them when you fly economy class and they give you seats with leg space fit for a dachshund. Airports. Don’t you hate them. The crowds, the lines, the waits, the schedule changes, the added expense for one more piece of […]