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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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Jet Lag: Your Secret Travel Weapon

Do you love jet lag? Neither do we! It seems like the older I get, the more jet lag effects me. But there are a few ways to use jet lag to our advantage. Nothing should stop you when you travel! Going Back in Time When you travel to a faraway timezone that is behind… Continue reading Jet Lag: Your Secret Travel Weapon

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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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Travel Fear: Flying

It’s Fearless Friday! I’m starting a series on travel fears in hopes of conquering those fears and encouraging people to travel. One of the most common travel fears people face is a fear of flying. Since the first step to overcoming fears is to understand them, I thought it might be helpful to understand a few… Continue reading Travel Fear: Flying

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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

Paris

The Flight that Almost Wasn’t

Originally published on 4 February 2013. So there we were, Bianca and I. We awoke at 5:00 am as planned, but little did we know we should have woken up at 4:00! We packed our few belongings, squeezed into the tiny elevator for the last time, checked out, and set out for the train station!… Continue reading The Flight that Almost Wasn’t

Warsaw

Tour of Warsaw

Originally published on 6 May 2012. Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! Here’s the first post from a life-changing trip through Poland, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. Why did it change my life? I met my husband on this trip! Our second wedding anniversary is coming up, as well as the fourth anniversary of our first meeting, so… Continue reading Tour of Warsaw