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Airport Sleeper at JFK

Photo Diary: New York City JFK

After a 3,000 mile cross-country road trip from Portland, Oregon to the east coast, it was time to fly west. After strolling around Brooklyn and enjoying my last salt bagel, I packed my bags and headed to JFK for my early morning flight. I had spent an evening in the Corfu airport, but I am still new […]

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Kerkyra Airport Landside

Photo Diary: Kerkyra Airport

Date: June 20-June 21, 2014 After 10 glorious days spent swimming in crystal clear water, enjoying delicious Greek grub, and relaxing in the sun on the island of Corfu,Greece it was time to see new places. I arrived to the Kerkyra Airport (Airport code CFU) via the “Blue Bus” from Corfu Town. It was a […]

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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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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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