All posts by Kara

A Travel Junkies Top 3 Picks For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day creates dread for some, anticipation for others, and can take a dent out of  a few piggy banks. Here are three ways you can acknowledge, or if you would like to call it as such, celebrate

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What Do Flight Attendants Do On A Day Off In Clearwater Beach, Florida

A little bit of bliss This was day five out of twenty-nine, in Clearwater, Florida, where I am based for the month of February. It was also my first day off, not that I have actually flown since arriving.

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Where To Travel Now: Why Guatemala Is A Must Visit

January 2011, I turned up in Guatemala. No, not because I was kidnapped (note: I never once felt unsafe there), but because I missed one flight, which made me miss another flight, and so the story goes… That

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Where Is Home?

Thursday was weird. My brain had no interest focusing on any set task (not completely un-normal for me). I almost lost my cool to fits of tears multiple times (also not completely un-normal), and my stress

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Just In Case

  I was planning on taking the flight on Tuesday morning.  I actually thought I might take a red-eye on Monday, but my delayed work trip made me recoil at the idea of getting on another airplane,

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Flight Attendant Fatigue

Consistently, I make early exits at Saturday night get togethers, usually using the completely valid excuse of, “I have to be up at 3:45am.”  Ouch.  On a Sunday no less.  Sometimes

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The Flight Attendant Life Travels: A Week In Spain

“A Perfect Shot” Absent minded and attention scattered, I sat on my bed, computer in front of me, a cup of tea in my left hand, and reached for my camera with my right.  I thought that it

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The Magic Of Barcelona In January

I’m in Barcelona, a destination that I had only considered for a summer holiday, but thanks to the advice of a friend that “Barcelona is nice anytime of year,” I switched my sights from

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Goodbye Twenty-Five: The Flight Attendant Life Adds Another Year

I turned another year older a couple of days ago.  I liked twenty-five.  I liked it a lot. My favorite year so far, with so many adventures and interesting encounters that could have filled the space

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Contents May Have Shifted During Flight

I thought it was a boring work day; no cute boys, no funny passengers, nothing exciting to write about for my blog.  Bummmmmmer. This thought of boringness crossed my mind with still an hour left in

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