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Coming To Your Next Flight: Pilots Serving Your Meal
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Coming To Your Next Flight: Pilots Serving Your Meal

Ahead of an impending strike at British Airways this March, it was learned today that the airliner is preparing to sub their normal attendants with employees from around the company. Per the NYT, “British Airways […]

War And Peace: Beirut´s Boom In Tourism (Good Or Bad?)
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War And Peace: Beirut´s Boom In Tourism (Good Or Bad?)

I stumbled upon a couple of articles in The Gazette this week highlighting Beirut, capital of Lebanon, as a city coming back to life. For the past 4o-plus years, this country has seen some of […]

Cruise Ships Docking In Haiti. What’s Your Take?
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Cruise Ships Docking In Haiti. What’s Your Take?

I’ve spent a few childhood vacations sailing around the Caribbean islands in those gleaming-white, floating tourist kennels, visiting predetermined ports for minimal amounts of time. I rather enjoyed those trips, at that  time of my […]

Update: Help Haiti! Matador.com’s Call For Help
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Update: Help Haiti! Matador.com’s Call For Help

“A lot can happen in a week. And some things can stay frustratingly the same.” I’ve been following Matador.com’s campaign to help Haiti since I posted their efforts on TheExped last week. There are a […]

Tony’s Back With Season 6. Hide Your Children
Tony’s Back With Season 6. Hide Your Children

Tony’s Back With Season 6. Hide Your Children

Tony’s back with Season 6 of “No Reservations” on the recently-purchased Travel Channel. He kicked things off last week with an episode from Panama (where he helped set fire to six tons of cocaine), and […]

Threatened Wonders: 8 Spots Needing Some TLC
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Threatened Wonders: 8 Spots Needing Some TLC

Stonehenge: A “national disgrace.” Did I miss something? I’ve never thought of the remarkable prehistoric wonder as such, but a committee involved with the globally-known monument recently described it that way (as well as the Guardian and the […]

Your Travel Picture On A Frommer’s Guide
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Your Travel Picture On A Frommer’s Guide

Frommer’s is running a pretty cool contest over at their site, where amateur travel photographers can have their pictures in the running for a spot on the cover of a Frommer’s guidebook (and win $5,000.00). […]

Haiti: Devastation In Pictures
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Haiti: Devastation In Pictures

If you need a hint as to the devastation that is Haiti right now due to “the big one,” check out these pictures over at the BBC. UNICEF is already coordinating relief efforts, and donations […]

Come, Explore The Grandeur Of First Class (Leave Your Pretzels Behind)
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Come, Explore The Grandeur Of First Class (Leave Your Pretzels Behind)

This picture reminds you of your last flight, right? Where’s the tray table jabbing your mid-section, you ask? Where’s the sleeping septuagenarian resting on your shoulder? Why don’t you see empty bags of pretzels lying […]

The Best Travel Movie Of The Turn Of The Century?
The Best Travel Movie Of The Turn Of The Century?

The Best Travel Movie Of The Turn Of The Century?

. . . Okay, maybe not the best, but it’s got to be at least in the top five or so. Having watched Warner Herzog’s “Encounters at the End of the World” for the first […]

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