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Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I’m addressing an issue that has happened to just about everyone, but you may not think much of it, even though it’s kind of a big deal: “Can you watch my stuff?” So, should you? This question came up recently when a frequent traveler friend of mine was approached… Continue reading Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

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How to Handle a Layover

It’s Motivation Monday! This Monday I want to motivate you to get out of your comfort zone and not allow your fears of the unknown keep you from going where you want to go. I belong to several Facebook groups where people can ask questions about travel–what to do or see in a city or… Continue reading How to Handle a Layover

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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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Flight Finding Tools

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I get lots of questions from friends about how to find great deals on flights. The truth is, it’s a very volatile market! Prices change rapidly and unexpectedly, and there are so many things to consider: convenience, layover time, airline loyalty, getting or giving up the opportunity to choose your seat,… Continue reading Flight Finding Tools

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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 I Ate on the Plane: Avianca Business Class

If you read yesterday’s post, you got the low-down on our unexpected journey (in Business Class!) on Avianca Airlines to get home from Chile. Today, I’m giving you the details on the food! It’s What I Ate Wednesday after all! Flight 1: SCL-LIM (Santiago to Lima) Breakfast Our flight was scheduled for 7:15 am and… Continue reading What I Ate on the Plane: Avianca Business Class

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Flying Avianca Business Class

If you’ve been following along on the blog or social media in the last few weeks, you know that my sweet husband and I had to do a little bit of scrambling to get home from Santiago, Chile, on our way back from our big trip to Easter Island! Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas,… Continue reading Flying Avianca Business Class

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United Domestic First Class

This Travel Tip Tuesday is all about the art of flying well. It’s what every frequent flyer hopes for. It’s the reason you bother with airline loyalty. It’s a Complimentary Upgrade! The best unexpected upgrade was definitely on a 14 hour international flight from Bangkok to Vienna, but a domestic upgrade (less than 6 hours… Continue reading United Domestic First Class

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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