Monthly Archives: November 2010

10 great places to see art in smaller cities

The days after Thanksgiving are traditionally the busiest for art museums. But you don’t have to visit a large city to find culture.

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) (DRC), and recommends against non-essential travel to eastern and northeastern Congo. This notice replaces the Travel Warning… Continue reading

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10 great ‘Harry Potter’ filming locations

Although many spots in the wildly popular Harry Potter films are make-believe, there are plenty of real-life locations that fans will recognize …

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Job loss leaves fliers desperate for a refund

Should the airline make an exception and refund a nonrefundable ticket?

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Colombia Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the dangers of travel to Colombia. While security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, violence by narco-terrorist groups continues to affect some rural areas as well as large cities. Th… Continue reading

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Iraq Travel Warning

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks inherent in travel to Iraq and recommends against all but essential travel within the country given the dangerous security situation.  Numerous insurgent groups remain active thr… Continue reading

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Burundi Travel Warning

The State Department warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Burundi.  This notice replaces the Travel Warning for Burundi, dated May 19, 2010, to provide information regarding travel to and within Burundi, as well as revised information … Continue reading

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Cancel for any reason? Insurance claim trips traveler

Scrutinize the details of any travel insurance policy you’re considering.

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Philippines Travel Warning

The State Department warns U.S. citizens of the risks of terrorist activity in the Philippines, particularly in the southern Philippine islands of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago.  Terrorist attacks could be indiscriminate and could occur not on… Continue reading

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