All About North Korea’s One & Only, Teeny Tiny, Little Airline

North Korea has a total of one airline. It’s called Air Koryo and it has a fleet of 17 passenger planes (one is only for VIPs) and one cargo plane. And its history is, I have to admit, pretty fascinating:

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US Airports With Shortest/Longest TSA Waits, The End of A Credit Card Era, Most Accurate Hotel Ad Ever, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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Long Layover? Missed Your Flight? Bored At The Airport? Maybe Do This

If you know you’re going to have a layover, you can try to plan for it. Either you can make it so there’s as little time as possible between one flight and the connecting flight. Or you can give yourself some extra time and visit the city for something special, like when we did this when we had a stopover in Dublin. Or you plan to take advantage of the short-term activities the airports have for travelers.

Sometimes though, you can’t plan…a plan is delayed and you miss your flight. Or you’re somewhere small where there’s nothing for tourists to do. Maybe you’re even stuck at the airport overnight (if you are, this might be a good reference).

In that kind of situation, most people might go exploring around the airport for a while, but then will settle down a watch a movie on their phone or tablet, or maybe read a book. But creative people? They take it one step further. Like these folks did…

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Have You Ever Seen A Hotel Ad That Was As Ridiculously Accurate As This One?

I think most of us have stayed in enough hotels to know when we’re staying in one that’s truly special, with experiences you don’t get to have in other establishments, and when we’re in one that’s just like every other hotel out there.

This is a salute to the latter…

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The Dumb Way I Lost Thousands of Points, The Train Station You Can’t Enter Or Exit, Best Upgrade Ever, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what others wrote that we really liked and wanted to share, it’s all here, in one convenient place!

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