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The Travel Press is Reporting the ‘Trump Slump,’ a Devastating Drop in Tourism to the United States

From Frommers: Experts across the travel industry are warning that masses of tourists are being scared away from visiting the United States, and the loss of tourism jobs could be devastating. By Arthur Frommer Though they may differ as to the wisdom of the move, the travel press and most travel experts are of one […]

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Summer Reading

It’s the first of June, and that marks the start of the major vacation season in the United States.  In the months of June and July, Americans are more likely to travel for pleasure than at any other time of the year.  Cars keep the roads hot and planes fill up the sky.  Everyone is […]

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Sexual Tourism

There’s a side of the travel and tourism world that hides in the shadows.  It isn’t discussed openly and lurks in the furthest reaches of the internet.  It’s sexual tourism, traveling for the purpose of prurient sexual activity.  This goes far beyond simply employing the services of prostitute.  In much of the world this involves […]

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I Spy

I’ve traveled for many reasons over the years. I have traveled to explore, to relax, to learn, and for work. However, once I traveled as a spy. Let that sink in for a minute. I was once a spy. I’m not kidding. I’m not writing a piece of fiction. Now, to be completely honest with […]

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Win a $100 iTunes Shopping Spree!

WIN A $100 iTUNES GIFT CARD Toland Travels is giving away a $100 iTunes gift card to one lucky winner to celebrate the release of Toland Travels Postcards.  It’s easy to win! Download the “Toland Travels Postcards” app from the iTunes Store. Use “Toland Travels Postcards” and create your very own digital postcard. Photos used […]

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The Tube – From Worst to Best

The fine folks over at BuzzfeeeUK have put together a quick read ranking some of the stations of the London Underground (aka “The Tube”).  It’s funny, and pretty accurate.  For the record though, I feel like the District Line should have been a bit closer to #1 – It may not be the prettiest line […]

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Youtube’in For Your View’in

There’s now a Toland Travels Youtube page!  I’m hoping to document some of my travels,  show some of the movies I’ve made along the way, and to pass along all kinds of information to you guys, and even answer a few of your questions.  If you have any travel questions or questions about life in […]

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Facebook Fun!

Well, I’ve bitten the bullet and after being asked a few times, I now have a Facebook page for Toland Travels!   Head over to Facebook and “like” the page, and hit me up!  I look forward to hearing from you.   Twitter @tolandtravels

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@tolandtravels

I finally took the plunge and I’m on twitter!  Follow me @tolandtravels You’ll get current updates and pictures of where I am in the world!

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US Airways – A Long, Pitiful Goodbye

Recently it was announced that US Airways, the Charlotte, North Carolina based airline was going to merge with American Airways.  It’s been many years since I had flown on US Airways, and I was aware of its long history of financial problems.  It had declared bankruptcy, but managed to hold on.  The first time I […]

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