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May 30, 2012

[portfolio_slideshow] All images property of Blue Train, Rovos Rail and Shongololo Express. Three of the most luxurious trains in the world ride the rails in South Africa. No bargain fares here, just trips you’ll never forget. Luxury rail travel may not be the first thing that comes to mind wh.../ ➝

May 19, 2012

FOURTH IN A SERIES See the ancient ruins that gave Zimbabwe its name, a city of such size and sophistication that Europeans tried to deny that that black men had built it. Zimbabwe is a country awash in natural beauty and wildlife, but at least one of its greatest historic treasures is man-made. I&#.../ ➝

May 18, 2012

THIRD IN A SERIES Zimbabwe’s lists of attractions includes a vast array of African wildlife, towering mountains, lush rainforests, the world’s largest man-made lake and a pool of clear water 300 feet deep — at the bottom of a cave. By itself, the mighty Victoria Falls would be reason e.../ ➝

May 17, 2012

America’s underfunded national railroad needs all the goodwill it can get. Crazy computerized routing is not the way to get it. So I’m plotting a big trip in mid-June to the Deep South — Atlanta and New Orleans — and looking for ways to save money, when I get a flash of inspiration. .../ ➝

May 15, 2012

SECOND IN A SERIES Zimbabwe’s greatest natural attraction also happens to be arguably the world’s greatest waterfall. When the Africa Travel Association convenes its annual congress this Friday in Zimbabwe, it will be located outside perhaps the greatest waterfall in the world, Victoria .../ ➝

May 15, 2012

American Airlines bows to the inevitable. The only remaining questions are when and with which of its rivals will the airline merge, and what will it mean for the traveling public? After months of living in corporate denial, the owners of American Airlines finally are using the M-word. AMR Corp., Am.../ ➝

May 13, 2012

FIRST IN A SERIES We kick off the biggest annual event in African tourism with a week-long look at a country making a major comeback on the world travel scene — Zimbabwe. Next Friday, the Africa Travel Association will convene its annual congress at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Government tourism m.../ ➝

May 6, 2012

New Zealand devises a novel way to put unused railroad tracks back to work for the sake of tourism. Could this be the newest Next Big Thing? Take some long-abandoned railroad tracks through a beautiful stretch of public land. Create mini-carriages carrying no more than four people at a time and send.../ ➝

May 4, 2012

May is National Bike Month in the United States, and across the country, there are signs that America is finally starting to “get it” when it comes to bicycling. Am I the only one who gets mildly annoyed at the steady stream of commemorative days, weeks and months, all begging for a sliv.../ ➝

May 2, 2012

When airlines merge, who represents your interests? It’s time for the traveling consumer to have a seat at that table. Not long after I wrote about some of the back-door maneuvering by US Airways to force a merger with American Airlines, my good friend and editor, P.A. Rice, pointed me to a fi.../ ➝