Ryanair Gets Customer Friendly?


Ryanair, the Simon Legree of European budget carriers, has announced major changes to its carry-on and fee policies. As of yesterday, passengers may bring a personal item no bigger than 13 3/4″ x 7 7/8″ x 7 7/8″/35cm x 20cm …

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Would You Take This Flight?


Finnair has daily flights between Copenhagen to Helsinki. The airport code for Copenhagen is CPH. The airport code for Helsinki is HEL. One of the flights is AY666 with AY being the airline code for Finnair. Today is Friday the …

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Test Post

There have been some posting problems on RSS, Twitter and Facebook and I’m checking to see if we’ve fixed the problem. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Pay More For Child Free Quiet Zones?


Would you be willing to pay more to sit in an area of a plane that was free of anyone under 12? Scoot Airlines, a Singapore based budget carrier, thinks you are. For as little as $14.50 you could sit …

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Eagle Creek Specter Compression Set Back In Stock


I knew the Eagle Creek Specter Compression Set was popular and people couldn’t wait for them to come back in stock……but ….I never expected stores to send out emails telling customersĀ  about just that. The one on the left was …

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New Slogan?

I saw this in the comment section of an Instagram posting from a woman who was able to pack all she needed for a 3 1/2 week trip to Europe in a Tom Bihn Aeronaut: “Checked luggage is for amateurs.” …

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The Truth About Bed Bugs


Every now and then a question comes up on travel sites about bed bugs. The fear of getting them is reasonable but is it warranted? We hear too many stories of infestations, or lists of cities having the worst problem …

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Do You Work On Vacation?


I remember the first few vacations I took when I entered the workforce. There was no internet, cellphones, or ipads, nor did we use the term digital. I promised my boss that I would “try” to call the office while …

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French Get Manual to Combat Rudeness


Let’s face it, the French have a reputation for being rude. And nowhere is it more prominent than in Paris. Whether it’s true or not, and I lean towards the not, too many tourists have complained about the French beingĀ  …

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