Category Archives: Tourism

Now this is what I think of when I remember that Come Fly with Me is 50 years old

Flickr has some great vintage French tourist shots.Thanks to Olen Steinhauer. And here’s some Calais now, thanks also to Flickr.

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Travelling Lite

I’m going to try and find the report, which doesn’t yet appear to be online. “The reputation of Britons abroad as hapless yobs has been confirmed in a report which exposes the number of holidaymakers who get into trouble overseas. … Continue reading

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America & Europe

These things vanish into the paid-for archive, so just a taster of this year’s transatlantic position: “HEIDELBERG, Germany — A day after Michael Kingsley arrived in this romantic university town, he was in no mood to savor the cobblestone streets, … Continue reading

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Coming Shortly

One year short of the 400th anniversary of the “first” tourist’s journey across Europe, Robin Hunt follows in the footsteps of one of Shakespeare’s drinking mates, Thomas Coryat, armed with the latest communication technologies (and an online computer database filled … Continue reading

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