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Taking advantage of the inexpensive transportation option with your dog is really easy in the Czech Republic. Maybe not as streamlined and intuitive to figure out (as a foreigner) as say … Switzerland… but it’s pretty darn amazing. The reason I say this,  has nothing to do with its pet friendliness; because it IS very pet friendly. No, our caveat has more to do with some areas being tougher […]

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“Bone Church” — THAT was pretty much all the bipeds had to say to make me agree 100% with the idea of going to Kutná Hora. Plus it’s not like it was that far from Prague, our home base in the Czech Republic. So we hopped on a train and set out. Luckily, we encountered a helpful ticket master who told us that the little train that you […]

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Driving a convertible. The bipeds were bit by that bug on our trips to Florida. They loved it. Dad liked the sense of freedom and Mom kept leaning back to let the sun kiss her face.  Sometimes her hands would fly up in the air and she’d squeal in delight, making Dad laugh.  No one cared that their hair was getting messed up. Oh, the wind, the sun […]

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Oh do we have a GREAT interview for you today!  Hang on Dear Reader because it’s all about motorcycles, philanthropy, and an all American, world record breaking road trip! I am thrilled to welcome ScootinAmerica to the Montecristo Travels “special correspondent” series—the series in which we prove we are not the only ones travelling with our pet, and our first step in building a community of people passionate […]

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I am thrilled to welcome Millie La Rue and her posse to the Montecristo Travels “Special Correspondent” series—the series that proves we are not the only ones travelling the globe with our pets. It’s a first step in building a community of people passionate about both their pets and travel. So welcome, WELCOME! First, can you tell us a little bit about yourselves: Who is who? Where is […]

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  I rarely get up on my soap box, Dear Reader, but every now and then, I feel I must. I did when Jann Arden got in a whole bunch of trouble for sneaking her small dog on Canada’s VIA Rail. And I am about to hop on the box again — even if it is for big dog air travel, something I don’t have to worry about. Because when 15 people […]

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Our experience flying Croatia Airlines with an in-cabin pet was very positive. Although still a small fleet by international standards, Croatia Airlines exceeded our expectations from the customer service to the actual airplanes. But I shouldn’t be surprised since we have had good luck with the Star Alliance group and Croatia Airlines joined the group in 2004. When we were booking our flight, our fantastic travel agent, Danielle, […]

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Why We Continue to Love G Adventures: First, Dear Reader, a disclosure. We love G Adventures. They are not paying us to say that; we really do love them. We do not receive any incentives, nor are we affiliated with G Adventures or anything like that. Our blog post is an honest, based-on-our-experience evaluation. And I think that is important. I am sceptical when a blogger is affiliated with […]

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Flying to Dubrovnik airport with a small dog is a breeze. It’s small. Why do I love small airports, Dear Reader? I just do. I know I’ve said it before and I guess it hasn’t changed because, once again, I was so happy to be dealing with smaller airports—this time in Croatia. Zagreb airport is relatively small—more on that later—but the airport for Dubrovnik? It’s wonderfully small. And so […]

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  I was totally stoked to fly KLM. I had heard good things about pet travel with the airline so was looking forward to living the KLM experience myself. I wanted to report back to you Dear Reader on Taking KLM flights with your Dog in Cabin. It started off very well on the Canadian side. There is a bus connecting Ottawa to Montreal, which is included in […]