Posts tagged "advice"

“Stay Here. Stay Spontaneous.” Introducing Overnight: The App

My friend Chris—who owns a couple of hostels in Zadar—said it best in regards to the city of Ljubljana. “I don’t like using this word to describe places,” he mused. “But it truly fits. It [Ljubljana] is just so cute.” He got it so right. Ljubljana, the largest city in Slovenia, is just that; stunningly […]

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Cabin Crew Perspective: What I would tell my 20 year old self

By Marco K During my one hour commute towards one of the biggest airports in Europe, I was browsing through the news. The header attracted my attention. ‘What would I tell my 20-year-old self,’ stated by an author who recently turned 30. While still being in my twenties, I heard myself repeating this question softly out loud. […]

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Finding Your Way Home: How Flight Attendants Stay Grounded

A typical conversation between long-distance flight attendant friends: “Wait, I thought you were in Texas.” “Nope, Milwaukee to Houston and then to Monterrey, Mexico. Where are you today, Copenhagen?” “Nope, Los Angeles!” “Oh! Well, where will you be tomorrow?” … That is the million dollar question that none of us cabin crew actually know the […]

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When Everyone You Love Lives Halfway Around The World

It’s almost dawn in Las Vegas. I’m staring out the window at the bright lights of the casinos, unable to sleep. Yesterday at this time I was at the airport in San Francisco, running between gates to catch a ride back up to Seattle. The day before that, I was riding the subway in Seoul, South […]

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The Flight Attendant Diaries: Snapshots of South Korea

As many of you know, Celessa and Luke (@theverydayjumpseater and @accidentallyluke) have been galavanting around South Korea this past week. In lieu of a travel article, we’ve opted to share a preview of our journey through a series of snapshots. 감사합니다 (Thank you), and enjoy.

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Dear John Doe: An Open Letter From Flight Attendants To The Significant Others We Left Behind

  A few days ago, TheFlightAttendant.com received a comment that pretty much broke our collective flight attendant heart. Read on, from “John Doe:”     This one sorta got me. This job is not easy on relationships. In fact, it is effing brutal. It will stretch you to the limit until you feel as if every […]

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The Flight Attendant Budget: Ten Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A New Hire

Welcome to the skies, new hire flight attendant! It is a wonderful journey that you are about to embark upon, but keep in mind that your wallet just got a lot tighter. The new hire budget is a real thing that many new flight attendants struggle with. I was talking to Celessa the other day and she […]

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Overcoming Fear on My First Solo Trip to Paris

I am a believer in pushing yourself out of your comfort zone – after all, that’s where all the magic happens. I’ve never had to use public transportation before. The first time I pushed myself to do it was in Ottawa, Canada on a work trip where I went solo in the freezing rain to […]

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Milestones: Making It Through Year One

  The sky is grey and the sun can’t figure out whether to show herself or not. The bus bumps along, me with it. We are weaving our way through a morning that, honestly, looks like any other morning.   Except that I’m secretly grinning. No, actually, grinning for real.   Today is my one […]

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Putting Your Best Face Forward: Flight Attendant Interview Looks

Feature Photo Credit: @MollyChoma   The flight attendant interview outfit can have a rather large impact on how you will be perceived in a interview. The people conducting the interview are likely to be current line flight attendants and they know that a big part of the flight attendant job is looking good. These recruiters are […]

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