July 30, 2019 by Carol Perehudoff Leave a Comment This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you purchase something through this site I may earn a (dreadfully small but much appreciated) commission at no extra cost to you. Tweet Pin Share Flip Share WhatsApp 0 Shares Looking for a unique Ontario vacation? Check out Le Boat, Canada, and explore the Rideau Canal on a houseboat-style boating holiday in a deluxe cabin cruiser. Boating Vacation on the Rideau Canal “You’ve got to reverse and dock on the right if you want power,” Jeff, the Parks Canada lockmaster told us as we passed through Chaffey’s Lock into the stone-lined channel where we intended to spend the night. “Oh, oh,” I said, eyeing the slim space between a boat and the gate of the lock. Easier said than done when you’re driving a four-bedroom cabin cruiser, you can’t steer in reverse and … [Read more...] about Le Boat Canada: A Boating Vacation on the Rideau Canal
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The Northward Golden Route spans across Saitama, Gunma and Niigata prefectures, and if you enjoy nature, a bit of history and hot springs, then you might want to consider this as one of the interesting ways to explore these prefectures close to Tokyo. Home to the lush green marshlands of Oze; the mysterious night scenes of Kusatsu Onsen; and the historic Tomioka Silk Mill, Gunma is surprisingly accessible from central Tokyo. The Rugby World Cup is just around the corner and we’re sure you would like to escape from the buzz of Tokyo between matches. In this feature, we introduce a model course for you to enjoy three fun-filled days in Gunma. Day 1 Since we decided on an early start from Tokyo Station, we bought the JR TOKYO Wide Pass the previous evening at the JR EAST Travel Service Center just outside the Marunouchi North Gate. The JR TOKYO Wide Pass allows non-Japanese passport holders, even those residing in Japan, to travel on JR and selected non-JR trains (including … [Read more...] about Explore Gunma Using the JR TOKYO Wide Pass
By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
Should Theresa May's embattled government manage to squeeze the Withdrawal Agreement through the UK parliament, the approximately 1.3 million Britons living in Europe will have their right to reside in their host country, as well as rights to work and access to healthcare, protected by the deal. If, however, the UK stumbles out without of the bloc without agreeing a framework for the future relationship, Britons living in EU27 member states will have to rely on the terms offered to remain by their host government. Most countries have already made clear they do plan to offer British citizens some kind of protection of their current rights. Here's a breakdown of the current situation – member state by member state. AUSTRIA Austria, like many other EU nations, is set to pass legislation to protect the rights of Britons living in the country in the event of a no-deal departure becoming reality on March 29th. Britons will have six months to apply for the relevant residency permits … [Read more...] about No-deal Brexit: Country by country guide to how the rights of Britons will be affected