A Visit To The EKASUP Cultural Village On Vanuatu

Vanuatu During the summer of 2017, the Michael W Travels family spent 5 Weeks in the Pacific.

The final destination of our trip was the island nation, Vanuatu. While driving around, we saw some very interesting fast food chains.

We like to learn about the culture of destinations we visit and heard about a very interesting half-day trip option. We decided to book a visit to the EKASUP Cultural Village. Continue reading A Visit To The EKASUP Cultural Village On Vanuatu

A Maryland Bar Has A Great Way To Enforce Social Distancing!

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COVID-19 has caused us all to adapt to a new way of life (for the time being), following social distancing measures. This isn’t the easiest thing to do in busy cities and in businesses which typically draw a crowd.

Some states have slowly been opening back up for business. Measures still need to be in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Continue reading A Maryland Bar Has A Great Way To Enforce Social Distancing!

NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault, Update: Getting A Refund From Avianca, 170 Year Old Pharmacy In The Netherlands & More- The Rehash!

rehashI hope that everybody had a nice holiday weekend…

Over the weekend we decided to do some light hiking on Long Island while also visiting a favorite classic burger stand. We’re planning to find other (somewhat) local areas to start exploring since we currently have no upcoming travel plans. Continue reading NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault, Update: Getting A Refund From Avianca, 170 Year Old Pharmacy In The Netherlands & More- The Rehash!

Hertz Files For Bankruptcy, JetBlue Blocking Middle Seats, Airline Food Is Changing, Interview With United’s CEO, Caribbean Countries Reopening & More- Travel News!

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Continue reading Hertz Files For Bankruptcy, JetBlue Blocking Middle Seats, Airline Food Is Changing, Interview With United’s CEO, Caribbean Countries Reopening & More- Travel News!

Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

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Over Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family was supposed to head to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands but COVID-19 had other plans.

We were supposed to fly from New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador on JetBlue. That flight was canceled and we received a refund of our miles and taxes paid. Soon after, Avianca canceled our flight from Guayaquil to the Galapagos. Continue reading Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

Check Out This 170 Year Old Pharmacy In Haarlem, The Netherlands

HaarlemOver mid-winter break, Lucas and I flew to Amsterdam for a quick visit.

While away, we took a couple of days trips to other cities in the Netherlands including Haarlem which is just 15 minutes away by train.

I looked for  things to do in the area and read about a very interesting pharmacy worthy of a quick visit. Continue reading Check Out This 170 Year Old Pharmacy In Haarlem, The Netherlands

Win An All-Inclusive Trip For Two To St Maarten

St MaartenShermans Travel is giving away an all-inclusive trip for two to St Maarten!

The prize includes a gift card to be used towards airfare, a four night all-inclusive stay at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and more!

While beach vacations aren’t my ideal kind of trip, I’d love to win this prize. Kim and I visited St Maarten years back for the day during a cruise (the only one I’v ever taken) Continue reading Win An All-Inclusive Trip For Two To St Maarten

Unidentified NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault During Flight

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An unidentified NFL player and another man are suing United Airlines for sexual assault during a flight.

When I first came across the headline, I thought I had misread it. I assumed that the NFL player was being accused of sexual assault. No, this is definitely not the case. Continue reading Unidentified NFL Player Suing United For Sexual Assault During Flight

McDonald’s Tbilisi, Georgia, Beaches Reopening In Four Northeastern States, Ridiculous Street Signs: Dog Poop, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

rehashAnother week of social distancing and primarily staying indoors has passed which means very little has happened related to travel..

I’m still trying to catch up on trip reports which I’ve missed in the past. Otherwise, I’ve been thinking about when it might be the right time to book a flight for a future trip. I’m not so certain that the time has come just yet. What do you think? Continue reading McDonald’s Tbilisi, Georgia, Beaches Reopening In Four Northeastern States, Ridiculous Street Signs: Dog Poop, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!