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Stranded by Sandy – or another winter storm? Here are some tips with how to rebook your flight when weather forces airline cancellations.
Hurricane Sandy path

A fabulous weekend getaway to Napa could have turned sour when Hurricane Sandy forced most of our party’s outgoing flights back to the East Coast to be canceled. Nothing is a bigger buzzkill than airline problems. But the Philly women on the trip – my sister and several of her friends who work for Fortune […]

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A tour of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, courtesy of LAN Airlines, has now taken possession of its first plane.
LAN Dreamliner at Boeing

For aviation and travel geeks alike, one of the biggest travel stories over the past year has been the roll out of Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The plane has been celebrated for its environmental advancements and innovative design. Boeing says that the 787 uses up to 20% less CO2 than similar aircraft, and has […]

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The first question people had when I told them I’d be visiting Torres del Paine in Chile: How do you get to Patagonia?
Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile

This is the first in a series of articles on my visit to Torres del Paine and Patagonia, Chile “How far is it? And how do you get there?” Last year, I noted that those were the main questions that friends and family asked when I traveled to Easter Island. As I planned my trip […]

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It took me 15 hours flying time to get to Easter Island. But that’s better than before, thanks to new Lan flights to Easter Island from Lima.
Moai on Easter Island, Rapa Nui

It took me 15 hours flying time to get to Easter Island. But that’s better than before, thanks to new Lan flights to Easter Island from Lima.

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How many flights would you endure to get to your destination? Grenada’s abyssmal airlift.
Grenada - great beaches but hard to get to

My final USA Today story, on my trip to Grenada last month,  is out today. Read it here, or you can also buy it at your local newstand (doesn’t that sound quaint these days?)  You can also read my chattier trip report on the island here and my visit to a rum distillery here. I really […]

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