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Hidden Benefits of Business Class

If you’ve been following my blog for long, you know that my sweet husband Steve and I are loyal to United and have been enjoying the benefits of 1K status with them for several years. All of my business class experiences have been on United airplanes or with their Star Alliance partners until my trip… Continue reading Hidden Benefits of Business Class

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Surviving Long-haul Travel

It’s Faraway Friday! That means I’m letting you in on my top tips to travel your best, even on the longest flights. If the length of a flight has ever kept you from traveling to your dream destination, this post is definitely for you! You can handle a flight of any length with the right… Continue reading Surviving Long-haul Travel

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“SSSS” on My Boarding Pass

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! On our recent trip home from Venice, my husband had some trouble getting access to his boarding pass upon online check in. He received a message saying he needed to get his boarding pass at the airport. When we got to the airport a few hours before our first flight, we… Continue reading “SSSS” on My Boarding Pass

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Flying for Beginners: A Guide

Human flight has been around for hundreds of years. Hundreds! Yet still, every day, there are people who fly for the first time in their lives. It can be scary, exciting, intimidating, exhilarating, and gut-wrenching all at the same time. Even for those who have flown before the experience can seem daunting, but it doesn’t… Continue reading Flying for Beginners: A Guide

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What They Found on the Plane

My friends, I’m interrupting my usual “What I Ate Wednesday” for a very special treat. It’s What They Found Wednesday! My flight attendant friend gave me some great material and even ask some of his friends for pictures of things they’ve found on planes after everyone leaves! Get ready for a wild ride. A Green… Continue reading What They Found on the Plane

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Answers from a Flight Attendant

It’s a very special Travel Tip Tuesday, my friends! Today, I’m sharing some interesting information I got from a flight attendant from one of the largest airlines in America. He’s been making your flights run a little more smoothly for over nine years, and he let me in on some great tips and information that… Continue reading Answers from a Flight Attendant

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Scenes from the Window Seat

It’s Flyaway Friday, and this week I have a special treat for you! Today we’re getting a bird’s eye view–a view from the window seat! Over the years I’ve slept very little on planes, but a benefit of that is I get to see lots of sunrises and sunsets, sometimes multiples on long-haul flights! Here’s a… Continue reading Scenes from the Window Seat

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A Brief History of Flight

We’ve come a long way since the first hot air balloon took to the skies in France on November 21, 1783. There have been some blips and blimps along the way, but air travel is safer than ever, faster than ever (well, except for that Concorde), and takes us farther than ever before. Take a… Continue reading A Brief History of Flight

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Marathon Flying: Survival in the Air

If you’ve been following the blog, you know Steve and I recently returned from our yearly “Trip of a Lifetime” and that it involved a LOT of flights! Nine flights to be exact. On the way home, we spent 39 hours sitting in traffic on Bali, taking four flights, going through what seemed like a… Continue reading Marathon Flying: Survival in the Air

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What to do When Your Flight is Cancelled

Updated November 2018 I’m sitting at an adorable coffee shop in the San Francisco airport as I type this. I didn’t anticipate having time to blog today, but something happened that is giving me plenty of time and blog-worthy material… our flight was cancelled! There we were, up above the world, flying for nearly six… Continue reading What to do When Your Flight is Cancelled