A Compendium of Timely Travel Information for Your Use!

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To download a Passport RENEWAL form, [Click Here]

For a first-time Passport, [Click Here]

For details on the Passport CARD , [Click Here]

The latest on REAL-ID - it's coming! (downloadable .pdf document)

21 Reasons to consider Travel Insurance!!!

* US Passport Information* *US Department of State Travel Info *

 *D&D's Travel Tip* *3-1-1: The liquid/gel carry-on rules!*

Tips for Women Traveling Alone

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country.

STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency.

STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.


Looking for long-range weather when planning a vacation? Just click above for The Weather Wiz!

Click the TSA icon above for new rules on carry-on items and more...

Click on the above icon for gasoline price data across the US, when considering a car trip!


To track an airline flight in real time, click on the FlightAware link above

Click on the globe above for time/day/date most anywhere in the world!

Click the "Sun" to find local sunrise/sunset times all over the globe!

Additional links of current usefulness:

Click above for information on traveler's health concerns

For timely information when planning an international trip, click on the "Know Before You Go" icon, above left. For the latest in US Customs information, including allowances upon your return, prohibited items and the like, click on the Homeland Security/US Customs icon, above right. You can easily download the "Know Before You Go" brochure directly!

For weather & climate data on your intended travel city, click on "WorldClimate" above

For the latest updates on storms that may affect your trip, click on the NHC icon above


If you are planning a trip to Ireland, Irish Tidbits will give you a good overview of the Emerald Isle - give it a click!

If you've been there, done that, then perhaps Iceland, the land of " Fire and Ice " might be to your liking. With volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, geothermal hot pools and ice fields to explore, Iceland is an incredible destination, any time of the year. Blessed with a warmer-than-you-think climate, due in large part to it's proximity to the gulf stream, the country boasts year-round activities and is a short flight from the east coast via Icelandair. Check out Exotic Iceland, then call us to book a great adventure vacation to the land of " Fire and Ice. "

Complete Passport information for US Citizens is at your fingertips if you click on this site, operated by the Department of State. The latest fee schedule is available, along with many FAQs and downloadable/printable official passport forms (Adobe Acrobat needed to print PDF files). The Department of State site offers a large listing of travel related subjects for the traveler...

Gull Foss waterfall, Iceland  - by Dennis Hubbs

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Connecticut River Museum in Essex

The Old Goodspeed Opera House along the Connecticut River in East Haddam

Autumn in New England


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