Aviation

GIVEAWAY: Best Aviation Humor Coasters Ever

I picked these up a few months ago during my travels and they’ve been sitting on my desk since then. I mean, what traveler doesn’t have at least one crazy flight attendant story? I have a total of 6 of these, and I’ll be giving them away via this post.  Some will be random and some will be based on folks that make me laugh.  Leave a comment and/or a funny story about travel and I’ll pick winners on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015. The post GIVEAWAY:  Best Aviation Humor Coasters […]

Maybe Private Jet Travel Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

I’ve been lucky enough to be on a private jet once or twice.  They were fairly small as private jets go, but it was still a much easier experience than flying commercial.  Small jets led to bumpy flights, but it was a worthwhile trade-off for me since I don’t plan to have the funds to afford a private jet in the foreseeable future.  Everyone thinks private jet travel is awesome, me included.  I’d love to be bopping around the world in my Gulfstream.  But, apparently even the occasional private jet […]

The Winners Of The Bubble Bum Giveaway Are…..

First, for the random giveaway.  64 total comments, random.org selected:   That was Justin at inacents.com. Then, the 5,000 Ultimate Rewards points for the funniest story go (hands down) to Barb Buettner with this comment: Durling an extremely turbulent flight, after one chaotic bump and dip, my young son grappled his crotch and, in a laughing voice, yelled, “Mommy, that made my Pepe tickle.” That was enough to break the tension of all the anxious passengers in the cabin! Now that son is a parent with a son of his […]

The Greatest Adventure in Travel Sold Out in Record Time Today

MegaDO (noun):  A group of crazy travelers who charter a plane and fly around the world participating in once-in-a-lifetime activities. Previous MegaDO activities I’ve participated in include: Being the first civilian group to tour the inside of a 787. Performing a water evacuation drill, complete with life vests, rafts and soaking wet clothes. Jumping out of a plane onto an exit slide. An across the world marathon of broken planes and dead sprints covered in sweat.  So crazy, it took two posts to summarize. Piloting a 777 flight simulator. Winning […]