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What to Do When You Miss Your Flight

It’s the thing every traveler with a layover of any size dreads: a missed connection. It’s the thing every perpetually late traveler dreads: a missed flight. My husband and I travel a lot—like, a LOT—and believe it or not, we just had our first missed flight situation this past January on our way to Auckland,… Continue reading What to Do When You Miss Your Flight

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Air New Zealand Business Class SFO-AKL

Some problems really do come with a silver lining. For us, realizing we missed our connecting flight in San Francisco on our way to New Zealand by mere minutes was basically heart-breaking–even moreso because at that point, we had already been up for 22+ hours, and now we had to fix this problem. After exhausting… Continue reading Air New Zealand Business Class SFO-AKL

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Emirates Economy Class Review

You’ve probably seen Jennifer Aniston raving about Emirates Airlines, and with good reason! They did not get to be one of the top rated airlines so many years in a row for nothing. But most of what I’ve seen online about Emirates is about their Business and First classes. Since Steve and I recently had… Continue reading Emirates Economy Class Review

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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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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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“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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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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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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Travel Fear: Flying

It’sย 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