Monthly Archives: April 2011

This Week in Travel – April 22, 2011

Backpacking the Axis of Evil:  Forget Eurail passes.  This author finds a train from Istanbul to Tehran. Taking a shower at 37,000 feet: What it’s like to enjoy all the amenities available on the Emirates A380. Delta introduces real-time bag … Continue reading

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Maldives – Keeping Locals and Travelers Separated

In a couple of weeks, Kelly and I leave for a week of rest and relaxation in the Maldives.  The Maldives are a chain of over 1,100 islands located in the Indian ocean, south of Sri Lanka and India.  These … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: Stretch your travel budget

Whether it’s a double-dip recession, recovery mode, or the burst-bubble effect, we can probably all agree that the dollars, yen, euros, pesos, or baht aren’t flowing as freely as they might have before. In these extra-stingy times, how can travel … Continue reading

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