Global-Travel-Info.com

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Global-Travel-Info.com is devoted to travelers who enjoy visiting destinations that are off the beaten path — in some cases about as far off the path as you can get!

There are more than 85 articles by the author — all published in newspapers and magazines around the world — supplemented with numerous photos and links to recommended books on each destination designed to give you the objective information you need to make informed travel decisions.  You won’t find any stories about trips to London, Paris or Las Vegas.  Instead, more exotic and hard-to-reach locales are profiled — places like Minsk, Moorea and MoldovaSlovenia, Srpska and Spitsbergen … Greenland, Iceland and Swaziland.

There also are sections on cruising, Jewish travel, sports abroad, a gallery of the author’s 50 favorite photos taken around the world, a photo essays section and a more in-depth blog, giving unique insights into these fascinating destinations that you won’t find anywhere else.

Whether you’re seeking your next great adventure or simply looking to indulge your love of travel from the comfort of your armchair, happy travels!  All articles and photos are copyright protected and may not be used without the written consent of the author.

Dan Fellner Hong Kong

— Dan Fellner

Photo Essay: A sticky situation in California

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San Luis Obispo’s quirky Bubblegum Alley   SAN LUIS OBISPO, California – Walk down the wrong alley on Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo and you could find yourself…

SLO and Easy

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San Luis Obispo County offers a slow-paced, but action-packed vacation destination The Arizona Republic — November 25, 2018 SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, California – The locals in this central California…

Cruising to Cuba

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Antique cars a highlight of trip to formerly off-limits Caribbean island The Arizona Republic — September 16, 2018 HAVANA, Cuba – The first thing you notice is the cars. Say…

The Somme Battlefields

| Cruising, France | No Comments

Site of savage World War I battle in France moving part of Seine River cruise The Arizona Republic — August 19, 2018 VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, France – For such a stunningly beautiful…

Biking Through The King’s History

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Elvis Presley’s Mississippi hometown now offers Elvis-themed bike tours The Arizona Republic — July 15, 2018 TUPELO, Miss. – “Lord almighty, I feel my temperature rising.” I was pedaling my…

All Shook Up in Mississippi

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Tracing Elvis Presley’s little-known Jewish roots in Tupelo Aish.com/Arizona Jewish Life Magazine — July 2018 TUPELO, Miss. — Inside a museum next to the modest two-room house where Elvis Presley…

Lubbock: Much More than Memories of Buddy Holly

| Texas | 2 Comments

West Texas city offers visitors underrated wine industry, rich ranching history and vibrant arts scene The Arizona Republic — June 17, 2018 LUBBOCK, Texas – Like its favorite son, rock…

24 Hours in Shanghai

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Exploring the city’s inspiring Jewish history during a brief visit Aish.com/Arizona Jewish Life Magazine — April 2018 SHANGHAI — China’s largest city of 23 million people features one of the…

Pickleball Hits the High Seas

| Cruising, Sports Abroad | No Comments

Holland America leading the way in adding the sport to cruise ships USA Today.com/The Arizona Republic — April 1, 2018 SOUTH CHINA SEA – Pickleball, one of the fastest growing…

Kosher pad-thai?

| Jewish Travel, Thailand | No Comments

New Chabad facility in Phuket, Thailand opens its doors to throngs of Jewish travelers Aish.com — February 2018 PHUKET, Thailand — It was a Thursday night last August when Rabbi…

The Magical Mekong

| Cambodia, Cruising, Vietnam | No Comments

River cruise offers unique glimpse into Vietnamese, Cambodian cultures The Arizona Republic — February 18, 2018 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – “Can you please pass the tarantula?” I was joking –…

Boise’s Surprising — and Splendid — Historic Synagogue

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Idaho’s capital home to the oldest temple west of the Mississippi Jewish News Service/Jewish Week of New York — December 2017 BOISE, Idaho — Sometimes you’ll find the most splendid…

Exploring “The Graduate’s” History in Berkeley

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Fifty-year anniversary of groundbreaking movie presents sightseeing opportunities for the film’s fanatics The Arizona Republic — October 22, 2017 BERKELEY, Calif. – Here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson. December marks the…

Cruising Russia’s Volga River

| Cruising, Russia | One Comment

Despite political tensions, cruising gaining steam on Europe’s longest river The Arizona Republic — August 13, 2017 MOSCOW, Russia – A political pariah?  Perhaps. But are Russia’s geopolitical controversies, heightened…

Diplomacy Needed in Indonesia — Not Military Might

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Fulbright program important way to counterbalance extremism The Arizona Republic — August 1, 2017 DENPASAR, Indonesia – The world’s most-populous nation with a Muslim majority doesn’t typically garner much attention…

Moscow’s preeminant Jewish cultural site

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Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center chronicles Jews’ up-and-down Russian history Jewish News of Greater Phoenix — July 28, 2017 MOSCOW, Russia — It’s been open less than five years but…

Taipei: Four Must-See Sites

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Taiwan’s capital city emerging as a popular Asian vacation spot The Arizona Republic — April 30, 2017 TAIPEI, Taiwan – As visitors enter the world’s second-fastest elevator to take them…

Preserving Jewish Life in Taiwan

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Taipei’s Jewish Center meets the needs of locals and foreigners alike Jewish News of Greater Phoenix — May 5, 2017 TAIPEI, Taiwan — When you’re the only full-time rabbi in…

Beautiful and Mystical Bali

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  Traditional dance reflects Indonesian island’s unique and devout culture The Arizona Republic — February 26, 2017 JIMBARAN BAY, Bali – Ask a local here about the island’s population (about…

72 Hours in Boise!

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Idaho’s capital city offers visitors much more than potatoes The Arizona Republic — October 23, 2016 BOISE, Idaho – Idahoans take their spuds seriously. It was our first meal in…