Darek's Travel Notes

Travel Advice from the Guru

PAIRS: THE FOODIE CAPITOL OF THE WORLD

Paris, the enchanting “City of Lights”, is world renowned for its landmarks, culture, fashion, art and cuisine. It features no less than four UNESCO World Heritage sites and boasts more than 42...

To travel or not to travel?

With 2020 now behind us, we are curious if you plan to travel in 2021?   Think of 2020 as a bump in the road. It played a role in reminding us that our dreams for adventures are not over. It helped...

HOW DID I DECIDE TO TRAVEL AGAIN?

Since mid-March 2020, I have accepted quarantine as necessary. By early June, I canceled over 12 international trips, speaking events, and two humanitarian projects. During May through June, Denise...

LAST TRIP OF 2020

Here is my report from our last tour of 2020 (We have led a total of 3 European tours since July, each following CDC guidelines and each embracing European travel restrictions and regulations)....

HOW TO STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING

Vacations can quickly change into ordeals when illness strikes. Though serious sickness is rare, according to the CDC some 15% of travelers abroad experience minor illness during their trips. To...

TRAVEL’S NEW NORMAL

Travel’s New Normal: Realistic and Optimistic At Go Global, good planning has always been the key to worry-free, stress-free travel. Ability to be flexible is another instrumental ingredient in...

AIRFARES: INCONVENIENT TRUTH

Let’s talk about airline tickets. The untold truth to remember is you will always get what you pay for.  The cheaper your ticket, the fewer guarantees and the more restrictions come along with it....

BERLIN: FOLLOW UP

As my flight to Rome was canceled, I have spent 2 extra days in Berlin prior to heading home yesterday. Please read my earlier blog for my take on Berlin.  I want to add to that report two more...

GUTEN TAG AUS BERLIN!

I am back in Berlin – again!  I grew up only 3 hours from this great city, yet I have only started to explore it in depth during the past 5 years.  I am now coming to Berlin 3-4 times each...

WHEN IN ROME…

When in Rome, I prefer to do what the Romans do. I also do, with less enthusiasm, what every tourist does. What I mean is that as a visitor to this great city, I have a choice to make: either to see...