If you haven’t heard of Pokémon Go (at least the name), then you may be living under a rock ;). This app is the most successful mobile app of all time, generating $2 million a day in revenue in the US market! And 40 percent of its users are adults over the age of 25. Now I know what you may be thinking, “this is just a game,” but that’s not all it can be. It can also be your next travel app. How you may ask?
Travel gadgets are sprouting up like weeds in a field. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what’s new and cool, so we’ve searched high and low for what’s trending for travel in the fall. From smart padlocks, panoramic pods, to smart suitcases and travel antennas, you’ll end up feeling a bit less worried and stressed once you get your hands on these fun toys.
Which one of these would you take with you?
You probably are now a bit more familiar with Brexit and what it entails for the UK, but did you notice how the financial markets were hit? In 24 hours of the vote, British Airways stock dropped 30 percent! There were also other stocks that were affected, including hotels, tour agencies and other airlines.
I’m sure many of you reading this already have heard of Global Entry and TSA PreCheck, some of you may already have enrolled in one or both of the programs. But for those of you who are still shopping around and need a little bit more information, then you’ve come to the right place.
Compiled below is a list of what you should know about each program, why you need them, the application process and how they work.
As we’re slowly approaching fall, some of you may be planning out your next destination for this year’s vacation. Since an average of 19 percent of Americans will be traveling abroad this summer, and only about 10.9 percent will travel abroad during the fall, you won’t have to worry too much about tourists overcrowding cities if you travel in the fall.
With that said, we’ve compiled a list of top fall destinations for this year that we hope will inspire your vacation planning in 2016.
Flight attendants love their job. They get to travel the world for free, meet new people on a regular basis, and stay busy and entertained as they hop from one plane onto the next. And although they enjoy what they do as professional women and men that they are, it’s hard for them to speak negatively about their jobs. But we still want to get the dirt! So we searched high and low and put together a list of airline secrets you may have not been aware of, told by pilots and flight attendants. Even a few of them surprised us!
We’re suckers for good food. Who isn’t? The moment a meal comes out from the kitchen, you can almost taste it on your tongue. At that moment you realize you don’t regret ordering the Boston Lobster Thermidor that has just been paired with a glass of Dom Pérignon. What restaurant did you just step in to? It’s not a restaurant, it’s an airline.
It should be no surprise that the best airlines in the world also have one of the best airline cuisines. Among our favorites are Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Cathay Pacific.
Are we making you hungry yet? Just wait until you hear what each of these airlines offer for their first and business class passengers—your stomach will definitely start grumbling.
We would like to introduce you to the North Star on United Airlines. Ok, maybe not THE North Star (because that’s quite impossible), but United airlines will debut its new business class seats called Polaris later this year on the B777-300ERs.
Have you ever taken a walk down memory lane and watched those old airline commercials that just make you think “what year was this”? If you haven’t, now you can.
These videos are a special part of aviation history. It’s like stepping into a time machine, especially when we see the first commercials advertising flights on the twin-engine Curtiss Condor airplanes. Fast forward to the DC-10’s that once had a lounge in coach (yes, coach!), and some more recognizable ones that promise to get you to Mars by tomorrow (ok, maybe not Mars yet, but maybe soon?).
(Disclaimer: please do not take this too seriously, we’re just having fun! 😉 Happy reading!)
Have you ever flown business class and find yourself watching others and their behavior? We’ve definitely seen the occasional person who looks like they just got out of bed. There are also the rookies who find themselves a bit lost with what to do or how to act in this luxurious setting. But don’t worry, you don’t have to be one of them! If you’re ever in doubt with what to do, here are some pointers we think may help. Some are a bit obvious, but you would be surprised!