Ongoing security concerns have prompted the State Department to warn Americans about traveling in Colombia. Narco-terrorist groups continue to pose a threat in some cities and rural areas, although the overall security situation in Colombia has improved in recent years. Read the State Department's official travel warning.
Car bombings in Port Harcourt and kidnappings in the area have prompted the U.S. State Department to reissue its travel warning for Nigeria. The warning advises Americans to leave or avoid travel to Delta, Rivers and Bayesa states. Read the official travel warning.
The State Department is warning Americans that "the security threat level remains high due to terrorist activities in Yemen, and U.S. citizens in Yemen should exercise caution and take prudent measures to maintain their security." Read the official warning.
Continued violence between armed militias and the Sudan government has prompted the State Department to reissue its Travel Warning for the country, particularly the Darfur area. Read the official State Department warning.
Some airlines are offering Indian meals on international flights. Continental Airlines contracts with Jyoti Indian Cuisine to cater Indian meals, which Houston Chronicle food writer Peggy Grodinsky says are "miles better than anything I've ever eaten on a plane."