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Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

USWith most of the world more or less shut down for the past 3-4 months, I’m sure many of you are itching to travel as soon as things start getting better. I know we are!

For Americans, it’s usually relatively easy to visit most countries around the world. However, with high rates of COVID-10, many countries are putting restrictions on travelers looking to visit from the US. Continue reading Many Countries Placing Restrictions On US Visitors

Get A FREE Spicy Chicken Sandwich From Wendy’s!

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Chicken sandwiches have been a popular item at fast food chains for some time now.

Last summer, Popeye’s version sold out fast causing fights in some locations. It took months for them to get the item available on their menus again. Check out my post, This Is Better Than The Popeyes Chicken Sandwich to find out what restaurant I am talking about!

Other notable chicken sandwiches can be found at Shake Shack and Fuku among others… Continue reading Get A FREE Spicy Chicken Sandwich From Wendy’s!

A Visit To The Sólheimasandur DC 3 Plane Wreck In Iceland With Kids

At the end of June 2019, the Michael W Travels went on a trip to Iceland, a country that I’ve wanted to visit for years.

While I hoped to see the Northern Lights, that wasn’t an option during the summer. However, a unique site that I’ve always wanted to visit was on our list of things to do.

Every since I read about the famous DC 3 plane wreck located on Sólheimasandur Beach, Continue reading A Visit To The Sólheimasandur DC 3 Plane Wreck In Iceland With Kids

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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image: screenshot from Facebook

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