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10 Reasons Why Becoming A Flight Attendant Needs To Be Your New Year’s Resolution

1. It's time for you to not just step, but FLY out of your comfort zone.- This year, you want to grow, pushing yourself beyond limits that you once believed held you.  Becoming a flight attendant will push you completely out of your comfort zone, whether that be because you now are in a completely...

Getting Unstuck: How I Became A Flight Attendant & How You Can Too

In early 2015, The Flight Attendant Life will be adding more content specifically to help YOU become a flight attendant, and most of the content will be created and managed by our newest editor, Meghan.  Connect with her on Instagram, and please subscribe to the newsletter, and our YouTube channel so that you will know...

7 Steps To Create An Adventurous Life

7 Steps To Create An Adventurous Life Can I make an embarrassing confession?  Really, I know it’s not something I should feel embarrassed about, but with this little known fact, I am a bit quiet.  It’s private and personal and not who you see me to be now.  There is more to the story than...

A Day In The Flight Attendant Life: What working as a long-haul cabin crew member on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Like

It was London this morning.  Los Angeles tonight.  Copenhagen, Oslo, and Florida soon.  This pattern, or trip, is around eight or ten days long.  I don't really remember.  I only pay attention to Pick Up Times and what the Report Times say.  Sometimes, I don't even know where I am going, not because it's not...

A Day In The Flight Attendant Life: What working as a long-haul cabin crew member on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Like

It was London this morning.  Los Angeles tonight.  Copenhagen, Oslo, and Florida soon.  This pattern, or trip, is around eight or ten days long.  I don't really remember.  I only pay attention to Pick Up Times and what the Report Times say.  Sometimes, I don't even know where I am going, not because it's not on my schedule, but because I forget.  Everything happens so fast, and then in moments,...

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Hotel Life: Making the Most of Your Overnights

When I was little, staying in a hotel was just about the best thing ever. I would enter the room slowly, taking in the strange smell of startched linens and carpet cleaner. I would insist on taking in every little detail, from the outdated wallpaper to the mass-produced framed art on the walls. Even the bathroom needed to be inspected and admired. While my family would plunk down their suitcases...

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7 Steps To Create An Adventurous Life

7 Steps To Create An Adventurous Life Can I make an embarrassing confession?  Really, I know it’s not something I should feel embarrassed about, but with this little known fact, I am a bit quiet.  It’s private and personal and not who you see me to be now.  There is more to the story than I will mention here in this blog (for the rest, you will have to wait...

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Home Is Where The Hotdish Is: Tales From Wisconsin

I am sitting bundled in the back seat, one dog draped across my lap and another leaning against me. The three of us (My boyfriend Tim and his dad John) are driving up a winding county road on our way to the tip of Door County peninsula, where we will be taking a tiny ferry to Washington Island to the family cabin on the lake. The conversation is light, unlike the snow outside which is beginning...

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Calming The Chaos Of Fly Life With 5 Simple Steps To Increase Productivity

This fly life can be more than chaotic.  The jet lag settles.  The disorganization caused due to suitcase life and many destinations creates confusion.  You just can't seem to get it together.  Then, your home again, living another life.  You may have kids, another job, friends to take care of and catch up with.  You just can't seem to catch up.   Does this sound like your fly life?  Well,...

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Where Is The Pause Button On This Thing?

January 5th.  I'm five days late with a newsletter that was due and supposed to be published.  I have some freelance proposal that is due tonight.  I missed blogging on Friday because I thought it was Thursday.  I have schedules to make for the editors, bags to pack and unpack, meetings, planning for trips, errands, queries to send to literary agents, iMovies to edit, and content marketing to create.  And,...

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Getting Unstuck:  How I Became A Flight Attendant & How You Can Too

In early 2015, The Flight Attendant Life will be adding more content specifically to help YOU become a flight attendant, and most of the content will be created and managed by our newest editor, Meghan.  Connect with her on Instagram, and please subscribe to the newsletter, and our YouTube channel so that you will know what’s happening.  Also, if you want a head-start, download Kara’s eBook, “How To Land A...

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10 Reasons Why Becoming A Flight Attendant Needs To Be Your New Year’s Resolution

1. It's time for you to not just step, but FLY out of your comfort zone.- This year, you want to grow, pushing yourself beyond limits that you once believed held you.  Becoming a flight attendant will push you completely out of your comfort zone, whether that be because you now are in a completely new work environment, or you find yourself visiting a country where you do not speak the...

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An Anthropological Look Into London’s ‘Dans Le Noir.’

One redeye, Danielle and I sat on the two mid-galley facing jumpseats.  We began discussing cultures, people, life, and travel.  Danielle began telling me about an experience she had on a recent layover in London.  The subject caught my attention, and I found myself intensely interested and intrigued.  "Danielle! Will you please write about this?"  She thankfully agreed, and so today, this blog is a treat.  Hope you enjoy! Many...

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Because I’m Getting Paid For This…

I hung out with my friend Nicole the other day.  This girl is one of the most animated and enthusiastic people that I know.  Besides her own adventures, she and I have had some good ones over the years.  I bring up Nicole, because she had the best visual description as to how my life is... "Kara- This is your life! You are EVERYWHERE.  All over the place."  Yep.  That's...

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