Tag Archive | "flight"

The Mile High Club

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

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One way to whittle down the long hours on a plane is by joining the Mile High Club. What is the Mile High Club? It’s not the same as the Frequent Flier Club. The Mile High Club is a term used to describe people who have engaged in sexual activity while up in mid-flight, either […]

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Just Your Typical Long-Distance Flying Story

Monday, July 23, 2007

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The flight to New Zealand was due to leave from Terminal 2, Los Angeles at 10pm on Sunday night. I knew from experience to allow several hours’ padding between that flight and the connecting United Airlines flight from San Francisco that afternoon, in case the flight was delayed. I got to San Francisco airport at […]

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The Art Of Waiting At The Airport

Monday, July 2, 2007

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If you’re a keen traveler, you’ll have spent a fair chunk of your life waiting at airports. It’s generally quite a dull time (although, with cars crashing into airports, a dull time can be a good time). But there are ways to pass the time more enjoyably. Get access to airport lounges via club memberships […]

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How To Get An Upgrade To Business Class

Thursday, June 21, 2007

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I must admit that I’ve only ever flown Business Class a few times via air points. I’ve never just charmed my way into a seat at the front, so I’m informing myself through this piece as well as you. If you’re an upgrade pro, do share your secrets! Tips below via Forbes.com, MSN.com and my […]

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10 Ways To Make Long-Haul Flights Bearable

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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We’ve all suffered through crap flights. The screaming a baby; the neighbor who has no concept of personal space; the passengers shouting to each other across you; the guy who starts snoring, drooling and slowly leaning in your direction… I fly economy, because I don’t have $10K to throw at a booking agent for a […]

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