Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
At some point in our lives, we’ve 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 🙂
There are some people who, I think, just live to be unhappy. You know the kind I mean…they always have a scowl on their face and wherever they are and whatever they see, they’re going to have a complaint. Here’s what some of these crabby people had to say about the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben (which is temporarily closed – it’s been reported all over the internet for nearly 2 years), The Statue of Liberty, Angkor Wat and Pyramids of Giza.
We’ve made our disdain (is disdain too harsh? OK, OK…our scorn) for Spirit Airlines (and its ilk of Frontier, Allegiant and the U.K.-based RyanAir) known on more than one occasion. Besides not being thrilled with their nickel-and-dime method of pricing, they just haven’t had a good reputation when it comes to customer service or being on time. But to that end, I will give credit where credit is due. Continue reading “Spirit Airlines Now On Time More Than Two Major Airlines”