Monthly Archives: January 2010

Fly Favorites: January 2010

Designer Tyler Thompson spruces up the boring-ass boarding pass. Black Expat interviews the always adroit American Black Chick in London Europe on life across the Cess Pool Pond. Very decent Time article on the historical relationship between Haiti and her … Continue reading

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And Just Like That, Plans Change

On Monday, I announced that I’d be hitting a Grand Tour of Guatemala and Honduras next month, using frequent flier miles I’d accrued with Delta. On Tuesday, that entire scheme fell apart. See, what had happened was: Because Delta was … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Central America

Photo by youngrobv Because of a bureaucratic bottleneck involving my Brazilian work papers, I’m not heading down to Brasilia for another month. So I decided to use the 40,000 Delta SkyMiles I had stashed in my account for an excursion … Continue reading

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I’ve got 40,000 SkyMiles in my account…

…and I’m free the first week in February. Where should I go? (I’m limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America).

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From the AV Room: Egyptian Papyrus Art

Back when I was in Cairo a few months ago, I had taken a taxi into the Old City to catch a free performance of the Whirling Dervishes (in Turkey, which has higher-profile dervishes, they charge admission). As soon as … Continue reading

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Fly Brother Podcast Premiere: Let’s Get Lifted

I told y’all it was coming. In the debut episode of the Fly Brother Podcast: Who Is Fly Brother? Behind the Haiti Earthquake Why Be Fly? Getting Your Walking Papers Playlist: 1. “Prelude”/”Let’s Get Lifted” – John Legend 2. “Mr. … Continue reading

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