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The 2017 Summer Season - What's In Store For Travelers?

We are well into June, my friends, and the 2017 summer travel season is almost in full-swing.  Americans families have seen/will soon see the end of the school year and Europeans are preparing for the mass exodus from cities during the July/August holiday season. 679 more words

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Travel Safety In Turbulent Times

As lighthearted as yesterday’s post was, today’s is quite serious. We live in turbulent times. It seems as though each night, when I am about to slide into a deep sleep, the BBC news alert chime sounds on my iPad and, as I bolt awake, I think “What the hell happened now?” Terrorist attacks, in-country unrest, and even airline turmoil can make even the most unflappable person rethink his/her plans. 1,149 more words

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Hotel Review - The Buchan Hotel, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

When I decided on Vancouver for a short trip, I searched for a place to stay that had charm, a good location, and would fit into my self-imposed budget. 970 more words

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On The Road

Hi! You have reached Java and Junket. We are currently out of the office and are probably drinking java and enjoying a junket. ☕️🗺

Regular posts will resume when we return. 37 more words

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Travel Birthday Wishes

Today is my birthday. Yay! No matter how old I get, my birthday is my favorite day of the year. Not because of gifts or parties, but because it is the one day a year that I legitimately get to “make it all about me”. 450 more words

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New Trusted Traveler Program in Japan

UPDATE: There were a few other rules to Japan’s Trusted Traveler program that I was not aware of. The information has been reflected in this updated post. 623 more words

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12 Days of Christmas - Java and Junket-Style, Day 12

Holy cats! We finally made it to day 12. I don’t know about you, but doing this list felt as long as that crazy song. I guess the upside is that I don’t have to wrangle poultry or waterfowl, right?  233 more words