Nov
19

Boomerang – First Ever All-in-one iPad Mount & Stand

ipad and boomerang go together

It used to be that it was your passport you couldn’t leave home without. Now it’s the iPad. The iPad has taken a lot of stress out of travel. Think about it, all the things that used to get you down, piss you off, make you feel like pulling your hair out, is gone. Thanks to that sleek little beauty that allows you to read the paper, read books, play games, work, watch shows. Now waiting at the airport, sitting on long flights, weathering winter storm delays. Well, it’s just … More…

Nov
14

How Austerity Measures in Europe will be Affecting Your Travel

spain strikes

It’s bound to happen, so be prepared. A 24-hour strike was in operation in Spain until midnight tonight while in Greece, protests are due to take place this afternoon. Strikes in Portugal and Italy were also planned, with protests expected later in Belgium, Germany, France and Britain. EasyJet cancelled 26 flights within Europe, mainly to or from Spain and others, including some Greek flights, were re-scheduled. British Airways cancelled eight round-trip flights between London, Madrid and Barcelona as well as two return services to Lisbon, Portugal. Passengers are advised to … More…

Nov
14

Good News: Flight Attendants are Sexist too

flight attendant

Well,  people, it turns out we weren’t the only ones… A new survey, carried out by the travel search website Skyscanner,  posed questions to cabin crew of 85 different nationalities and more than 700 international cabin crew. believe it or not, ladies, they identified the best passengers as men aged between 31 and 40, who travel for pleasure rather than business and sit in economy class. According to cabin crew operating in British airspace, English men are most likely to be the perfect passenger, with men from Wales deemed the … More…

Nov
12

Where People Live the Longest

Ikaria Greece

There’s an Island in Greece where people just don’t die, it’s called Ikaria. Here’s the story. One day a Greek war veteran named Stamatis Moraitis felt short of breath. After X-rays, his doctor concluded that Moraitis had lung cancer. Nine other doctors confirmed the diagnosis. They gave him nine months to live. He was in his mid-60s. Moraitis decided instead to return to his native island of Ikaria, where he could be buried with his ancestors in a cemetery shaded by oak trees that overlooked the Aegean Sea. He and … More…

Nov
12

Trick to the All-Inclusives? Keep Expectations Low

two weeks

I was growing gloomy at the thought of my mother-in-law coming for two weeks this Thanksgiving. It’s not that I don’t love her, its that having a person sleep in your living room for 12 long days is not exactly what I call relaxing. Over a brainstorming we thought of hitting Mammoth or even flying to New Mexico just to get away for a week. But the thought of rearming all four kids with new ski gear, gloves, boots, hats, jackets and all the rest of it left me feeling … More…

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