For today only, Southwest Airlines drops one-way fares to $100 for Christmas holiday travel.
Up to now, I’ve avoided the Black Friday-Cyber Monday-Shop Til You Tase Somebody madness. But for this Cyber Monday sale, I couldn’t help but make an exception.
The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel
A little something to take your mind off all that turkey you’re going to eat and all those Black Friday shopping mobs you’re going to be fighting.
And now, here’s The Digest:
#China is turning a 300-foot hole in the ground into a 5-star luxury hotel, and it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before. #travel #asia
Museums aren’t really boring. You just have to pick the right ones. I mean, how could museums devoted to everything from science to sex possibly be boring?
Travel has always been a part of Black history in America, but that doesn’t mean it was always easy. That was why Victor H. Green created his unique travel guide for Black Americans. This wasn’t a political statement. It was about avoiding the humiliation of being told — often in the most hurtful language possible — that “your kind” wasn’t welcome. Tonight, it was a feature on the PBS series “The African Americans: Many Rives to Cross.”
Poachers are driving Africa’s unique wildlife to oblivion at a pace unthinkable a few years ago. A safari may be your only chance to see it — and only if you go VERY soon.
A remake of the famed Roots TV mini-series is in the works. You could watch on TV, or you could visit West Africa and see for yourself where and how it all began.
Plans are underway to create a new version of the “Roots” TV mini-series. It’s a good excuse to…