All posts by Kara

The Crew Meal: Eating Healthy In The Air

It was the final day of my four day trip.  I was excited to be almost done.  Due to some major flight delays, my schedule did not go as planned, and I spent four hours sitting, with my crew, at a very

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5 Ways To Irritate A Flight Attendant

Here are five sure-ways to annoy flight attendants.  Try any one of these on your next flight, or to be truly unforgettable, try all five.  You will easily make a flight attendant’s personal

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A Flight Attendant’s Workday: The Predictably Unpredictable Life Of A Cabin Crew Member

Whenever I think I’ve seen it all, I’m surprised by the “OMG! That’s never happened before” moments.  I shouldn’t be so surprised,

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Trust, Hope, & Haiti: Thoughts On Haiti Post Earthquake

(I wrote this May 2010, after I came back from a week in Haiti) I went to Haiti last week. My flight attendant benefits and fairly flexible schedule allowed me the opportunity to join my uncle, along with

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The Room Of The Upside-Down: An Interesting Introduction To Budapest Ruin Pubs

You realize just how small the world really is when you fly over oceans, cross continents, and jump on trains, chugging through countries, only to meet someone who lives down the street and frequents

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Dating And Flight Attendant Life

I have been postponing this post. It is one that has the potential to be highly entertaining, as well as self-incriminating… But mostly self-incriminating. A few posts ago, I gave my advice on dating

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Carnival In Venice

February is typically the month of Carnival, the festive celebration that takes place immediately before Lent.  Carnival happens in various forms all around the world, from the debauchery of New Orleans  Mardi

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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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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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