Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands! These days the city has a population of just over 790.000 inhabitants and is the largest city in the country. Amsterdam is located in the province ‘Noord-Holland’, situated in the west.
Travel is, by definition, dislocating, a condition that the trend toward experiential travel and the connectivity provided by the internet aim to ease. Yet even seasoned travelers can experience discomfort.
For someone who is not remotely religious, the moment was almost surreal. Standing by a hillside stream in the Sierra Morena mountains of southern Spain, I was face to face with the wife of the mayor of a nearby town, and she was baptizing me.
The incident involving a passenger, Dr. David Dao, being dragged off United Airlines flight 3411 may have air travelers wondering what rights, if any, passengers have once they’ve purchased their tickets for domestic flights.