I’ve been to 85 countries and therefore consider myself to be a fairly seasoned traveler. Today I offer you advice on a few travel-related matters, answering those questions I am most frequently asked.
Is a long-haul flight looming in your future? Are you dreading it? Don’t! Long-haul flights are like listening to the new Justin Bieber CD “Purpose”: not something you ever thought in a million years you’d enjoy doing, but once you tossed aside all of your trepidations and preconceived ideas, you found it wasn’t so bad after all.
Okay so there’s absolutely no way to make coach class feel like business class because coach class sucks.
I don’t know what it is, but something about flying seems to turn otherwise genteel, intelligent, sentient beings into thoughtless bullies and boors.
Whether it’s the woman in front of you who fully reclines her seat during the meal service, or the man behind you who keeps jabbing the touch screen like it’s done him wrong, a ticket to fly does not grant one license to jettison manners.
I once went to second base with a stranger on a plane. He was my seatmate on the red-eye from Los Angeles to New York. We never spoke or exchanged names. We never even said hello.