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April 30, 2011

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF PETER MOSS, 1952-2011. TRAVEL IN PEACE. Every so often, in all our ramblings through the vastness of cyberspace, we sometimes come across something that actually makes us stop…and think. It happened to me twice this week. The first was pic of a placard being held by.../ ➝

April 27, 2011

South African Airways is dropping its flights between New York City and Dakar. Not the end of the world, but reason to take notice. Meanwhile, Delta’s hand in West Africa is about to get stronger. On May 1, South African Airways will begin direct, non-stop flights between New York City’s.../ ➝

April 25, 2011

The world is close to putting an expiration date on one of Nature’s greatest killers, and one of the biggest barriers to Africa’s advancement. April 25 is the fourth annual World Malaria Day. It’s sponsored by the United Nations’ World Health Organization. Let’s be real.../ ➝

April 24, 2011

For months, I’ve been threatening to create a page devoted entirely to Africa — African issues, African topics, African voices, and above all, African travel. Mission accomplished. Africa now its its own home on IBIT. You’ll find it right in the masthead of this blog, right on top:.../ ➝

April 24, 2011

A roundup of the good, the bad and the bizarre from the world’s best travel media Are American banks finally ready to make life a bit easier for you, the traveler, by entering the 21st century? The answer is a definite, unqualified maybe. Two U.S. banks, Chase and Wells Fargo, say they are swi.../ ➝

April 21, 2011

Washington issues new guidelines governing American travel to Cuba, another mincing step toward full legalization. Meanwhile, the political dinosaur that is half-century-old U.S. economic embargo against Havana remains in place. The Los Angeles Times reported this morning that the Treasury Departmen.../ ➝

April 20, 2011

There’s only one word for this: EWWWW! Earlier this year, inspectors from the Food and Drug Administration went aboard one of Delta’s airliners to inspect their food service. This is what they found: “rodent excreta pellets” in the forward galley more “rodent excreta pe.../ ➝

April 20, 2011

First of an occasional series My thing is seeing the world, but when you live in one of the world’s more desired tourist destinations, sometimes you just have to acknowledge the obvious. So every so often, I’ll be showing why people love coming to San Diego. To celebrate the return of Br.../ ➝

April 19, 2011

British Airways resumes direct flights between London and San Diego. Excuse me while I jump for some serious joy. They’re B-A-A-A-CK! Starting June 1, British Airways will resume direct flights between San Diego and London. BA has tried San Diego twice before, in 1988 and again in 2001, and pu.../ ➝

April 18, 2011

Third of an occasional series Part 1 Part 2 While a British firm is getting close to a malaria vaccine, government researchers in the United States have been working up an all-natural mosquito repellent that may be harmless to humans. Together, they could put an end to malaria for good — and h.../ ➝