AIRLINES: Who’s safe?

The crash of a brand-new Boeing 737 off an Indonesian island revives doubts about regional air safety in that part of the world. For the traveler, there’s a different question: How to tell which airlines are safer? When it comes to international travel, Indonesia is an uneasy contradiction. It’s one of the most beautiful and […]

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New warnings from State

The┬áState Department is rolling out a new travel advisory system for every country in the world. The old system, frankly, sucked. Will its replacement be any better? The New Year will see the US State Department ushering in a new system of travel advisories for Americans contemplating trips abroad. It’s being described as a “tiered […]

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