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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Breaking News: Will TSA Take Away Your Electronic Device?

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In the past, airline passengers were sometimes asked to not only take their laptops out of a bag when passing through airport security, but to turn them on to demonstrate that they were indeed working computers and not explosive devices. This hasn’t been a problem for me recently since I now travel with an iPad […]

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On “The Road to Travel Writing”

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(Last August, Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan, was one of the guests on the travel show, “This Week in Travel.” This past Sunday he made a repeat appearance on the show, this time as it was broadcast via live streaming video as a Google+ Hangout on Air.) How does one became a […]

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A Tale of Two Airline “Image” Campaigns

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(This Friday:  “Upcoming Changes in the Air Travel Experience.”) Two airlines—Ireland’s Ryanair and U.S. “legacy” carrier United Airlines— are trying to improve the image the flying public has of their customer service. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde, famously said that “There is only one thing in life worse than […]

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“This Week in Travel” Visits San Francisco

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Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan, found a nice online surprise awaiting him when he arrived home after dining out with friends on Saturday evening: An invitation to spend Sunday afternoon at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco with a star-studded cast of travel writers recording the “This Week in Travel” podcast. […]

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Taking a “Dreamliner” Dream Flight

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If you’ve been dreaming about flying aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner you’ll be glad to know that the nightmare the surrounded problems with the aircraft’s lithium ion batteries has been resolved and the 787 is no longer grounded. That’s the good news. The bad news is that only 68 Dreamliners are being operated world-wide by […]

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Don George’s Book Passage Birthday Bash!

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Friends and former students came together on Saturday, July 16, 2013, at the Book Passage bookstore in Corte Madera, California (just north of San Francisco) to celebrate the 60th birthday of legendary writer, editor, teacher, and perennial chair of the famed Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference, Don has been a beloved member of […]

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Keeping Up on News After Google Reader Dies

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Bye-Bye, Google Reader “RSS” (Really Simple Syndication) provides Internet users with a really simple way to create up with news stories, including travel news and features published by Tales Told From The Road. Bad news: Tomorrow, Google Reader one of the “RSS readers” that allowed you to follow those stories, is going to die a […]

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Feminists oppose Berlin’s Barbie Dreamhouse

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(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.) Feminists oppose Berlin’s Barbie Dreamhouse (via AFP) The opening this month of the first life-sized Barbie Dreamhouse in Europe may be the fantasy of many a little girl, but Berlin feminists are mobilising against what they call […]

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Chicago’s O’Hare – Where Goats Do Roam

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Plenty of airline passengers—myself included—have had their “goat gotten” at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Flight delays. Flight cancellations. Long walks between terminals. Argh! But now O’Hare  is going to “get its own goats.” Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Richard Branson works as a “Non-Virgin” Flight Attendant

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(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.) Branson serves as AirAsia stewardess after losing bet (via AFP) British billionaire Richard Branson strutted his stuff as an AirAsia flight attendant Sunday — complete with fishnet stockings and figure-hugging red pencil skirt. His star turn on […]

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Virgin America Introduces “In-Flight Flirting”

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Last Friday’s app review, “Hot Times in Iceland: There’s An App for That!”, discussed looking for love in all the right (or wrong) places in Iceland. But you don’t need to hop an international flight to that super-heated volcanic island to seek romance. According to this report from HuffPost Live, you just need a ticket […]

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 197 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 195 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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BREAKING NEWS: Is the “Sequester”Affecting Air Travel?

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As part of its “Hourly News” summary today, NPR reported that the across-the-board cuts in U.S. government spending know as the “Sequester” is already affecting air travel. The network quoted Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (shown in the DHS photo at left) as saying that some of the country’s airports, including O’Hare in Chicago and […]

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 192 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 190 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 197 contributors. Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 202 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 189 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 175 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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Tales Told From The Road Weekly Travel News Update

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(This edition of the Tales Told From The Road Weekly newspaper features a wide-range of travel-related stories from 191 contributors.) Get more travel news! Subscribe to our e-mail updates! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013 Dick Jordan Republish This Article

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