Recent news of a mysterious outbreak of illness in China has certainly not escaped the notice of informed travelers. The rare strain of avian flu, H7N9, has sickened a handful of people and killed two so far. While scientists are still studying the disease and say that the likelihood of widespread human-to-human transmission appears to
Travelers have no doubt heard about the possible effects the forthcoming sequester, set to take effect in just four days, may have on their plans. News outlets across the country have been covering Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s statements that the sequester’s budget-cutting measures will eat into the funds used to keep the FAA and TSA
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In my life, there are various people who travel. One of my oldest friends from my junior high school days racks up serious frequent flyer miles globetrotting for business. My sister, a professor of antiquities, is always flying off to some envious locale for a conference or a “research” trip (note, dear, sister, that all