Category Archives for Aviation Travel

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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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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Portland Love: Coffee, Bikes and Books

Everyone has a city that they keep going back to. A city that’s not too big and not too small. A place where people ring their bike bells in a friendly way, and where thick glasses and vintage

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New York City On A Flight Attendant Budget

Okay, so your checking account is pretty much empty, you only have two days off and summer is almost over.  A weekend getaway in New York City is totally out of the question, right? Think again. Whether

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