TRAVEL BLOG

November 21, 2017

FAA Says It Has No Authority to Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out of Airplanes

There’s an annual festival in Arkansas where live turkeys are dropped from an airplane. Attendees chase the surviving turkeys hoping to catch them. The FAA said […]
November 21, 2017

It’s All Jul: Danish Christmas Traditions

Before moving to Denmark, I had never celebrated Christmas. So it was with absolutely nothing to compare it to that I learned how to celebrate the […]
November 21, 2017

Notes on the Privilege of Travel

Two years ago, I wrote about how privileged and lucky we are to be able to travel the world. No matter our circumstances, we are doing […]
November 21, 2017

United Upgrade Awards That Refund Miles and Cash, Let You Keep the Upgrade

A reader noticed something funny happening with United miles (plus cash co-pay) upgrades. If the first segment of the itinerary didn’t clear, the miles and co-pay […]
November 21, 2017

China Squeezes North Korea By Suspending Air Service

China is North Korea’s primary sponsor state. But North Korea is also a problem for China. Kim Jong Un’s saber rattling leads to the militarization of […]
November 21, 2017

How to spend a memorable 4 day weekend in Havana, Cuba

Cuba is like a moment paused in time. It went from being one of the most vibrant party places for wealthy Americans in the 1920’s to […]