With the cramped conditions of air travel nowadays, it’s often suggested that airline passengers travel light and check as much as they can, to help ensure there’s enough room in the cabin for everyone’s essentials. Well, a guy in Australia took the advice literally and became everyone’s hero in the process, because the only thing he checked for his Qantas flight between Melbourne and Perth was a can of beer.
Continue reading “Man Checks In A Can of Beer As His Only Luggage”
A few airlines have tried to make their safety spiels interesting, with varying degrees of success. The live ones can be pretty good when you have flight attendants who are creative and work for an airline that allows them to make the announcement more interesting. Of course, if you have boring flight attendants, or are on an airline where fun isn’t allowed to enter the picture, then you’ve got the same old, same old. Fortunately, there are plenty of good ones out there, and they’ve been saved for everyone’s future enjoyment, if you look long and hard enough on YouTube….
Continue reading “Why Can’t All Airline Safety Spiels Be As Cute & Funny As These?”
At some point in our lives, we have all made some sort of mistake when it comes to travel. Joe once miscalculated when we would get to our ryokan in a remote town in Japan and it made the staff rush and give us all of our dinner at once, which is just not how it’s DONE in Japan.
But sometimes….SOMETIMES…the mistakes we make are totally inconceivable. Regardless, whether they’re from naivete, not doing your homework, a sense of self-centered entitlement (that’s a biggie), a mixture of all three, or maybe something else entirely, a mistake is a mistake. And when we make a complaint because of our own mistakes, although I’m sure it’s a very serious situation in the mind of the complainer at the time, well, in retrospect, let me know if you smiled (or rolled your eyes) at some of these as much as I did 🙂
Continue reading “Some of The Most Ridiculous Travel Complaints Ever”
It’s Friday the 13th, y’all! Hey, did you ever hear of the ULTIMATE Friday the 13th event that an airline pulled? It’s really creative and well done :-). Check this out…
Continue reading “The Fable of Finnair’s Final Friday the 13th Flight”
You know the feeling. You’re sitting in a hotel, airport or restaurant. You go to log onto the wi-fi network and twenty network names pop up. You know to avoid the ones like Joe’s Phone and zjdorldnfi-2 or FREEWIFIHERE!!! Which one is real? Honestly, who the heck knows?
Nothing is more frustrating than seeing a sign like at the airport and not knowing what the network name is. Would it be that hard to put the network name on the sign?
Continue reading “Pet Peeve: Places That Do Not Publish The Name Of Their WiFi Network”