Whenever I travel, I’m on the lookout for craft beer that I can’t find at home. Often, I want to take some home with me. That was the case when I visited Curitiba, Brazil. I found a thriving, varied craft beer scene that was a welcome surprise (and seriously, Curitiba is now one of my…
After my brother lent his help in fixing my Subaru, TSA stopped him at a checkpoint and snagged his new wrenches. Is this really keeping us safe when we fly?
A flight next to a hearing-impaired passenger made me wonder – how can airlines better help passengers with hearing difficulties?
Flying to Scandinavia? Check out my review of what you can expect on an intercontinental flight on Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).
Air travel sucks and you know it. But only if you completely ignore what’s really happening. Sometimes, it takes a kid’s wisdom to remind us.
Veteran’s Day makes me think of a chance encounter with a retired Air Force pilot.
An ultimate flying adventure ends with the loss of two lives and a beautiful vintage T-6 fighter-trainer – and makes me re-live my flight in the very same airplane.
During a recent flight from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, I had a reminder that the security screening processes are concocted by people who are disconnected from reality.
Here’s the answer to an increasingly popular question among traveling backpackers: Can you take military MRE rations on an airplane.
These days, recycling is cool. And so are airplanes – even the Honda Civic of the skies that is the 737. That makes recycling airplanes an off-the-charts, Ricardo Montalban-level of cool. I’m not talking about turning Cessnas into aluminum cans. I’m talking about turning Boeing jumbo jets into backpacker hostels, or shady old military cargo…
The rise of Facebook as a great time-waster is pretty well-documented, and now aviation geeks have their own way to flush hours down the lavatory: Let me introduce FlightMemory.com, a Web site that lets you input all your commercial flights. It then tracks your time and mileage and plots it on a map. You can…
A preface from Wandering Justin: I originally wrote this for another blog, but it seems relevant here. Enjoy! Every time I go to band practice, I take the 143 freeway past Sky Harbor. I always look to my right and see a British Airways 747 parked at Terminal 4, getting ready to head to London….