Tag Archives: COVID-19

Croatia Is Reopening To Travelers- Serious Contender For Summer Trip

Croatia
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COVID-19 has made international travel very difficult due to varying rules when it comes to who is allowed to enter a country.

Each country has different requirements regarding testing prior to or when you arrive. There are also different sets of rules for those who are vaccinated.

New rules for entry into Croatia make it a very appealing country to consider for our month-long (hopefully!) summer trip. Continue reading Croatia Is Reopening To Travelers- Serious Contender For Summer Trip

United Airlines COVID Ticket Change Policy Saves The Day

United Airlines
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It’s been a little over a year since Lucas and I last stepped foot on a plane (even longer for Kim and Theo).

Earlier in the month I shared a flight deal which we found too good to pass up on United Airlines.

We were set to travel to El Salvador for Spring Break at the end of this week then disaster struck. Continue reading United Airlines COVID Ticket Change Policy Saves The Day

Brooklyn’s Peter Luger Steakhouse Has Genius Way To Fill Empty Seats!

Peter LugerBack in 2017, I shared a review of one of the best burgers I’ve ever had. The burger can be had at the iconic steakhouse, Peter Luger!

Due to COVID-19, Peter Luger had been closed to indoor dining but their food was available for takeout. We ordered from the restaurant back in June and it was still very enjoyable. Continue reading Brooklyn’s Peter Luger Steakhouse Has Genius Way To Fill Empty Seats!

Here’s How Mall Visits With Santa Will Be In 2020 Due To COVID

SantaVisiting Santa at the mall is a yearly tradition for many but it’s going to be quite different this year thanks to COVID-19.

While my family doesn’t celebrate Christmas, Lucas was excited to take a (free) photo with Santa at Kohl’s a few years back. (We’ve also met him on a few other occasions, most memorably at the Eiffel Tower during winter break 2018.) Continue reading Here’s How Mall Visits With Santa Will Be In 2020 Due To COVID

By November Costa Rica Will Be Open To Visitors From All US States

Costa RicaOver Winter Break 2016 we went on an awesome trip to Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is full of outdoor adventure and incredible wildlife. Since that trip, we’ve talked about visiting again.

Due to COVID-19, Costa Rica’s borders weren’t open for all to visit. However, that will soon be changing. Continue reading By November Costa Rica Will Be Open To Visitors From All US States

CommonPass, Digital Health App Could Make Travel Safer During COVID-19

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One of the biggest issues with international travel during the pandemic has been knowing if travelers arriving at a destination have the appropriate health status to visit.

Lonely Planet reports that, “a new digital health pass called CommonPass is currently being trialed to hopefully make this process easier.” Continue reading CommonPass, Digital Health App Could Make Travel Safer During COVID-19

NYC Airports JFK and LaGuardia Will Test Passengers For COVID-19

NYC AirportsThe two NYC airports, JFK and LaGuardia will soon have the capabilities to test passengers for COVID-19.

The airports will have testing facilities set up “to screen passengers arriving into New York City for signs of COVID-19″, according to Lonely Planet. Continue reading NYC Airports JFK and LaGuardia Will Test Passengers For COVID-19

Confirmed: Avianca Refunds For Canceled Flight!

AviancaOver Spring Break 2020 we were supposed to head to Ecuador and the Galapagos.

This was a trip that took a lot of work to plan and one that Kim and I had dreamt of taking for many years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic had other plans. The trip wasn’t meant to be this time.

Before we had a chance to cancel, Avianca canceled our flights in Ecuador from Guayaquil to the Galapagos. Continue reading Confirmed: Avianca Refunds For Canceled Flight!

This Travel Souvenir Has Been Getting A Lot Of Use Thanks To COVID-19

SouvenirAs the years go by, we tend to buy fewer and fewer souvenirs during our travels. It seems like we usually see similar junk for sale in many countries.

We typically buy the kids small souvenirs which can create great memories. (Like this one from Costa Rica.) I like to buy t-shirts from time to time and also add to my hat and mask collections when something catches my eye. Continue reading This Travel Souvenir Has Been Getting A Lot Of Use Thanks To COVID-19