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Photo Diary: Lyon-Saint Exupéry

Working as an au pair in France definitely has its advantages, but it’s not a lucrative position. So, travelling has to be done on the cheap – meaning a lot of inconveniently timed flights and consequent nights spent in airports. On a recent trip, I took the last Faure Vercors airport shuttle bus of the night […]

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Photo Diary: Lima Airport

It was the last day of a two week trip to Peru and I was sitting in my Cusco hotel room watching Friends re-runs as I waited for my transfer to the airport.  I don’t know if it was boredom or a premonition, but something made me check the flight status for my LAN flight […]

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Stuck in Newark Airport? Good luck!

I recently flew through Newark airport  (Terminal B, concourse C).  What a boring place! If you ever use this terminal, be sure to bring your own entertainment, as there is absolutely nothing to do (airside or landside) while you wait for your flight. Landside: If you are flying Virgin Atlantic, you may be able to […]

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Robbed at the Airport: one traveller’s experience at Barcelona El Prat

In the 14 years that I’ve been running this site, there have a only been a few thefts that have been reported.  As I was reading through the reviews submitted this year, I came across this Canadian woman’s experience at Barcelona El Prat Airport so I thought I would add it here as there is […]

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To Lounge or Not To Lounge…..at the Airport

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to do a tour of the Plaza Premium lounges at Toronto’s Pearson International airport.  The Plaza Premium Lounge network offers “pay-in lounges”, which means that for a small fee those of us who fly with cheap tickets can have access to first class service, comfortable seating, buffet styles […]

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Rome Fiumicino – A Passenger Manifesto

Indiscreet Eye….., originally uploaded by rogilde. Thanks to Margaret Catherine for this fun read! “Man is the sum of his appetites: what has conventionally been termed free will is but the expression of those. He should nay, must be permitted to do as he likes, when he likes, where he likes. Any other state of […]

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