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Why Living Out Of A Suitcase Is The Time Of Your Life

I had a comment recently from a blog reader, and newly hired flight attendant, who will start flight attendant training next week.  She responded to the blog about crash pad life, saying that she wishes

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Knowing What You Need

I didn’t need Bali or Thailand or Australia this week.  I didn’t need more hours on airplanes, flying standby, or waiting in airports.  I didn’t need nights going out, or added disruptions

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I Quit My Job

When I got my job as a flight attendant, I had nothing to lose.  I needed work.  I needed a radical change.  I needed a paycheck, a journey, an eyeopening experience.  I didn’t know at the time

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What You Don’t Know About The Flight Attendant Mom

My best friend Dorie has many roles.  She’s a flight attendant, friend, wife, creative designer, writer, traveler, and the list goes on.  She also happens to be a Mom.  A couple of days ago,

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Benefits Of Flying For A Large Airline

Recently, I wrote about the benefits of working for a small airline.  I have been very grateful for my flying experience, but it is all that I know.  I wanted to learn about what the opposite is like,

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From Cabin To Cockpit

I’ve started another project, because of course, I need one more thing to do (sarcasm).  I’m beginning the process of becoming a pilot, which seems partly strange, as one of the statements

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Edinburgh & Fringe Festival

For a couple of years now, Dave would tell me fairly often, “You need to go to Edinburgh.  You will love it.  Love it!”  I didn’t doubt that he was right (he’s right most of

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My Address Is A Hotel

“Do you have a room preference?” the dark haired girl at the hotel check-in asked with a signature hotel check-in smile, which I do believe is a close cousin to the flight attendant grin.

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How To Pick A Vacation Destination

Some of you that follow the travel jaunts of The Flight Attendant Life may see no rhyme or reason to the places that I choose to visit, or the order that I choose to visit them.  Vietnam as my first

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