Americans Aren’t the Only Ones Who Get Travel Deals

This past Christmas, Etihad Airlines mistakenly published cheap airfare from the United States to India, Africa, and the Middle East that made its way across the web like wildfire. Fares were as low as $178 round-trip. It was an incredible Christmas gift to many travelers and I shared the deal on social media hoping some […]

Airline Review: Air Berlin

Many, many years ago, I caught a cheap flight from Berlin to Bangkok on a carrier called Air Berlin. It was a joyless experience. Back then, Air Berlin was a budget airline that offered the bare minimum to fly people internationally. You had an uncomfortable seat, no movies, and food only if you bought (or […]

Why Your Airplane Ticket is So Expensive Nowadays

A few months ago, I was speaking with a representative of Singapore Airlines, and we ended up talking about the public perception of airfare costs. Everyone is always looking for the cheapest flight. And while there are ways to get cheaper airfare, the age of rock-bottom prices is simply over. If you’ve been flying for […]

When Your Plane Drops 20,000 Feet and the Oxygen Masks Come Down

Last week, I woke up at 4 a.m. to begin a long journey to Eleuthera, Bahamas for a quick four-day trip. It was going to be a long day on very little sleep. First, Boston to New York, then to Fort Lauderdale before taking my final flight to the Bahamas. I was flying United, my […]

15 Reasons Why Flying United Airlines Sucks

When I decided to move to Sweden, I switched airlines. Normally, I’m a loyal American Airlines traveler and member of the Oneworld alliance. I like American Airlines and their Oneworld partners (except Finnair — that airline sucks!). However, the main airline in Sweden, SAS, is part of the Star Alliance network. Not wanting to lose […]

Airline Review: British Airways

The first time I flew British Airways (BA), I used 100,000 miles I received from signing up for their credit card, redeemed the points for a first class ticket, and enjoyed serious luxury on the way to New York City from London. I remember asking if I could go walk around the plane to see […]