Posts from July 2011

Women Jailed for Yelling at TSA

Should a woman have been arrested for yelling and swearing at a government employee?

While I have no respect for the organization or those who work in it, I am not one w...

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Triple Award Miles Offer on British Midland

While I have soured to British Midland's (bmi) Diamond Club program due to the excessive fuel surchages that are tacked onto award bookings, I concede that their award chart its...

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Review: Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort

When scoping out hotels on Guam, two choices popped out at me: the Sheraton and Westin. There’s something about Westin Hotels that dra...

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Failing to Grasp the Concept of Legroom

On my way back from Kiev on Sunday afternoon I sat behind a man who was either very vindictive or very ignorant.

As I settled into my seat shortly before pushback, I not...

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Honolulu to Guam in Continental Economy Class

My feelings about Continental remained mixed. Since the airline joined Star Alliance in 2009 I have flown on them quite a bit, on a mix of domestic and international flights. Ov...

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Thomas Jefferson: Don't Travel!

Although it was just another day in the office here in Frankfurt, today is Independence Day in the Unied States, the day the United States formally declared Independence from t...

Forced Through a Full Body Scanner!

I had a very nice time in Kiev, until my trip back this afternoon—read also about my baggage mishap. After years of vociferously protesting full body scanners as an unreas...

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Note to Self: Leave Red Wine Out of Checked Bag

I would not necessarily label it a rookie mistake, but I arrived back in Frankfurt from Kiev this afternoon to find my well-wrapped and padded bottle of red wine shattered and a...

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Who was I Kidding? The Travel Continues...

After another particularly stressful week at work, I was looking forward to relaxing at home this weekend and catching up on things I have neglected over the last week, includin...


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