Eureka!! Some old photos from Japan in 1954 just turned up. Take a look at my Japan page travelogues.
You may have noticed that I haven't added anything recently, and we haven't cruised. Both Irwin and I have been suffering from osteoarthritis. That affects our mobility. Irwin is limping around. I just got a new hip replacement which helps a great deal. He won't get one because he thinks he is too old. I will keep in touch.
My travels through the United States and some of Canada were mainly done years ago when I was a child and drove with my parents cross country quite frequently. We all loved to do sightseeing in the summer.
Unfortunately, most of the old photographs have disappeared. Some have yellowed with age. I have taken the liberty of using pictures found on the web to make these pages of mine more interesting.
Favorite VT Travel Pages
Of all my travel pages on VT the following are my personal favorites:
New York City
For general information about traveling in the United States, see my page on the United States. I have included franchised hotels and restaurants in the US,
Now that we have retired, my husband and I take about two cruises a year. We prefer exotic locations and cruises of about two weeks' duration. See the list of cruises below. Click on the name of the ship to see my travelogue about that ship.
Put colored racing stripes all over your luggage. You can buy them in auto supply stores. That way you can identify your luggage at the airport very easily.
Pack your clothing in halves. No more his and her suitcases. Each of your clothing should be in both suitcases in case one is lost.
Pack a list of your itinerary (including dates) inside your suitcase along with a home contact. It is best not to leave your home address in the suitcase since that tells people you are not home.
In Sydney, when it was near time for our flight home to be called, everyone was told to leave the waiting room (unlike passengers on other flights.) We had to go to a special gate just to have our hand luggage hand searched. The Australians were very thorough. When I asked how come we had to go through this and the passengers who had just left for Singapore didn't, I was told that the FAA pays Australia very well to do this. Beware of hand searches if you are flying to the USA.