A flight attendant. My love letter to air crew at Wandermelon.. When I tell people I spent five years as a flight attendant, they often ask if I still get free flights to dreamy vacation destinations like Hawaii or Grand Cayman. Unfortunately not. What these folks don’t realize, though, is that holidays in Honolulu weren’t [...]
Being a flight attendant isn’t easy, but it’s one of the best jobs on earth. Unless you’re extremely well-traveled already, you’ll probably see more places in your first few months on the job than you have in your life. You’ll work with incredible people, have a lot of time off, and no matter what, life [...]
I thought I missed London before watching this…Variety Lab sampling Blossom Dearie’s I Like London in the Rain for Hotel Costes.
(Read my top tips for traveling moms at National Geographic Traveler.) Here’s a bonus batch: #1 Bring large Ziploc bags for soiled items. Our very first trip taught me that flying with a baby is all about poop management. I was wholly unprepared for this phenomenon where the air pressure on takeoff forces everything out of [...]
I’ve spent plenty of time in airport USOs since becoming a military wife. We often stop by to take a break from the terminal, snack on home-made treats, and listen old-timers tell stories about Korea. Big or small – some are like a house while others are smaller than my kitchen – but I’ve never [...]