Tag Archives: travel

Airport Security: The Best Friend You’ll Ever Have Who’ll Detain You Indefinitely Without Charges

December 19, 2013


The TSA has begun working on reforming its methods at America’s airports to be more friendly and considerate of travelers passing through security checkpoints.   – AP Newswire item *** Hi there!  Where you headed?  Ah, Dublin, Ireland.  Well, top ‘o the morning to ye!  Ha ha.  They don’t really say that, of course.  Beautiful country.  […]

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Getting To Amsterdam On $20, Strangers For Companions, And No Idea Where You’re Going

March 4, 2013


When I was in college I spent a couple terms in Nottingham, England.  Toward the end of Fall term I decided to go to Amsterdam – by that point, though, almost all the Exchange students had already gone, so it was down to the scraps: Two guys from Maine, a southern belle, some random guy […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, This Is Your Captain Speaking. Who Wants Parfait?!

April 1, 2012


Okay, so we’ve all heard about the Jetblue captain flipping out and telling passengers there was a bomb on board and they were all going to die.  And, perhaps because of that, you’ve probably heard about the flight attendant some weeks ago who told the passengers that the plane was going to crash.  Now, maybe […]

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