Category Archives for Aviation Travel

Home Is Where The Hotdish Is: Tales From Wisconsin

I am sitting bundled in the back seat, one dog draped across my lap and another leaning against me. The three of us (My boyfriend Tim and his dad John) are driving up a winding county road on our way

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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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Walkin’ In A Winter Wonderland

It’s that time of year: roaring fireplaces, fresh baked cookies, twinkling lights, mittens and mistletoe. …but if you’re a flight attendant like me, you’ll probably be trapped at

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A Dietitian’s Three Simple Strategies for Mindful Eating

Holiday travel can be particularly challenging for those who value a healthy lifestyle and nutrition plan. The travel process is inherently stressful and comes with its own package of confusion and distractions.

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The Flight Attendant Life’s Reflections of 2014

It’s time for the yearly wrap up.   Usually, I don’t end up posting this blog until December is practically over, but I have had the very good luck of sitting reserve, meaning on call, in

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International Street Style: Kyoto Edition

  A few weeks ago, I found myself in Kyoto, Japan and I immediately had this feeling that I was in a whole new sub-genre of Japanese fashion. Unlike the bleached pixie cuts and Harajuku girls

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Fit Gifts For Your Fly Friends- Twenty Under $20

The holidays are coming up fast and my stomach is already doing flips thinking about the lack of funds that I have to spend on gifts. On a new-hire flight attendant salary, I am  trying to come

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Finding Yourself (Halfway Around the World)

Breathing a little faster, I accelerate my pace. The steps continue upwards and onwards; the air becomes suddenly chilled. As the buzz of the crowds disappears behind me, the forest envelops me, and I

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Alone in Kyoto: Temples, Shrines and Ramen

There is a song by the 90s whimsical electronica French duo Air called “Alone in Kyoto.” It’s a haunting melody of beauty and raindrops and hope and getting lost at dusk in a Shinto

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That Could Take Me Anywhere

Last night, I was driving “home,” smiling to myself over the fun day that the sun had set to.  I was grateful for simply being in Southern California.  It’s the beginning of eighteen

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