6 Rules for Non-Rev Flying

Travel benefits are the best perk of working for an airline. But flying overseas for free requires airline employees to be extra clever when planning their vacations. What can you do to improve your standby experience? Here are some tips for a smoother trip… Have a Plan C You already know how unpredictable airport life…

How To Choose Your Travel Buddy

Traveling is a huge investment. You’re stepping out your comfort zone, burning through precious vacation days and most importantly, spending a great deal of money. With so much at stake, it’s best to be in good company. I realized how important travel buddy chemistry is when I became a flight attendant. I could be in…

Traveling Like A Local

I love ‘touristy’ attractions. You can’t visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower or go to London without Big Ben. Sightseeing staples are always high on my list but I also want to experience the local favorites. That means trying food that natives eat, shopping where they would, etc. So how can you see the…

3 Quick Tips for Mardi Gras

As cliche as it sounds, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is like no other annual event. The music, the food, the people, and of course the public drinking in Bourbon Street make it an unforgettable experience.

4 Tips for Better Travel Planning

Happy 2017! Is your New Year’s Resolution to travel more? Here are four ways to make the planning process much smoother… Check For Visas Once you choose a destination, this should be your first step. Research the entry requirements for your passport. This includes visas, reciprocity fees, and the amount of blank passport pages you…

Staying Comfy on Long-Haul Flights

You have been planning this trip for months. Hotel room booked and itinerary drafted. All that stands in your way is a 7 hour transatlantic flight. How can you stay sane during the long ride?