All posts by Kara

Why We Do What We Do

Last Thursday, I was in Dallas, Texas. After we arrived at the hotel, we had less than 24 hours before I would fly back to London. A short layover compared to some other destinations. Sometimes, we get

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Cabin Crew Perspective: What I would tell my 20 year old self

By Marco K During my one hour commute towards one of the biggest airports in Europe, I was browsing through the news. The header attracted my attention. ‘What would I tell my 20-year-old self,’ stated

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6 Movies That Best Depict Life As A Flight Attendant

Hello! My name is Randy, and in addition to being a flight attendant, I have to admit that I am also a cinephile. It might not be a full blown addiction, but I

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Meet Randy: The Sports Broadcaster/MBA Graduate Who Became A Flight Attendant

Hello Everyone! My name is Randy and I am the newest member of The Flight Attendant Life. I am excited about joining the site where I will be contributing as a

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Overcoming Fear on My First Solo Trip to Paris

I am a believer in pushing yourself out of your comfort zone – after all, that’s where all the magic happens. I’ve never had to use public transportation before. The first time I pushed

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Fitness for The Flight Attendant Life: Meet Natasha

Hi everyone! My name is Natasha. I am a previous fitness competitor, the mother of a seven-year-old and now a full time flight attendant working the skies with you! I understand how hard it is to stay

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Travels With Mom: Two Days In Amsterdam

Travel with my mom, and you will get lost. Travel with me, and you will definitely get lost. Put us together with some bikes, a map and some simple canals

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Drinking & The Flight Attendant Life: When does drinking in aviation become a problem?

By Chase B New Year’s Day 2015 was monumental for me.  For the first time since I began drinking at 16, I was alive and functioning after the festivities of

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An Anthropological Look Into London’s ‘Dans Le Noir.’

One redeye, Danielle and I sat on the two mid-galley facing jumpseats.  We began discussing cultures, people, life, and travel.  Danielle began telling me about an experience she had on a recent layover

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True Stories: How I Became A Flight Attendant

A few months ago, while biking to a small Swedish town, I asked Rachael to contribute to 'The Flight Attendant Life.' I felt that the website could use her contagious energy and spirit of adventure. I

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