taking a cruise can be a real drag – the kind with high heels

When I think about taking a cruise in the Caribbean or the Mediterranean, I think of portable oxygen machines, shuffleboard, walkers and a feeding...

london finally becomes a 24 hour city. well, almost.

It has always been perplexing to us 24 hour New Yorkers with a 24 hour subway system that the dynamic City of London does...

the central african franc: will i need a bag full of cash in gabon?

If you are traveling to Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea or Gabon, you will need to...

comair, delta airlines’ regional carrier, will cease operations

Delta airlines, the world's largest passenger carrier, is shutting down Comair, a Cincinnati-based regional affiliate, as it moves to consolidate its operations under the...

instead of eating a turkey this thanksgiving, fly to turkey!

Can it be? New York to Istanbul US$525 RT, nonstop, including taxes? For those Americans who would rather travel the globe than preside...

turkmenistan makes the news thanks to turkmenbashi’s book, the “ruhnama”

Having just returned from Turkmenistan, I was curious to see an international news article about the country.  Interesting as it may be, according to...

seven in one: north america

Representing continent number two of my seven continent odyssey in 2015, I next found myself in the world's third largest continent, North America. This...

a child-free section on airlines?

As I've said on many an occasion, airline travel is often like a social experiment. We are packed into a flying tin can like...

cuba: diplomatic relations again, but a travel ban remains

President Barack Obama announced today that the United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana for the...

important news for us passport holders regarding visa pages

If you are an intrepid traveler and a U.S. passport holder, like mine your passport is likely overflowing with pages. Currently the U.S....

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