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Linda Grossman



About Me

My husband and I live in Abington, MA (just south of Boston).  We've traveled the world over the past 30 years - initially on our own and now mainly through group tours and cruises.

I love traveling; meeting new people; and trying new foods.

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AWhat are 3 things traveling has taught you?

1.  That we're more alike than different 2.  Eating local food makes you understand the culture (and realize how adultered that same food is in the U.S.) 3.  If you're considerate of others, smile, learn some of their customers, they will meet you more than... See More

AWhat is the best travel insurance?

I heartily recommend    Used their services when I took a once in a lifetime 30 day cruise and (sadly) had a medical issue which they covered 100%.  Very easy to communicate with them and they were very fast to pay.   There are multiple... See More

AWhat are the best things to collect when travelling?

I love to collect local art.  It can be sidewalk artists, local crafts - something that when I look at it reminds me of the places I visited.  See More

AWhat countries are available for me to spend 90 days out of Schengen now?

Have you thought of going to Asia​?  I'd choose 90 days in Thailand​ However, I'm not aware of their rules about length of stay, so I agree that you'd need to do your research. See More

AChecking more than 1 bag, any hacks on how to avoid extra fees?

Have you thought of sending the items by freight instead?  Find the least expensive shipping and send one large box (or break it down into smaller parcels.  Just an idea...  See More

QAmsterdam: On my own for a day or two in Amsterdam...

My husband and I are taking a Viking River Cruise in March, 2015 and will have a day at the beginning and end on our own in Amsterdam.  Looking for (1) must see items and (2) any special food places (restaurants and other) that are special to visit.  We're budget... See More

AWhat has been your favorite food experience while traveling?

Even though it's a bit touristy (and not inexpensive), one of our favorite places to go in Bangkok​, Thailand is The   You go in with a shopping cart and pick out the fish and/or seafood you want (all raw) as well as vegetables.  Once you pay for... See More

ATo cruise or not to cruise: why or why not?

Being a little older (61), I adore cruising to see more places in a limited amount of time without having to pack and unpack a zillion times.  Did a 30 day cruise, on Oceania, in January, 2014 and we were at 16 different ports - many countries (from Cape Town, South Africa... See More

ATanzania: For a woman looking for an escape, where would you travel alone?

My two favorite countries, where I would be comfortable and happy to travel alone, would be Thailand​ and Malaysia​.  Wonderful people, superb food, lots to see and do! See More

AWhat's the steepest place you've ever been?

The steepest place I've every been to was Badaling Pass​ at the Great Wall of China. You're almost parallel to the ground as you're trying to walk up to the peak of this area.  (Well worth it, by the way!) See More

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