Posts tagged "travel blog"

The Ultimate Trip Of A Lifetime: Giving Yourself Permission To “Belong Anywhere”

I smirked as I witnessed the awkward uncertainty of the men surrounding the table at a high end Santa Monica restaurant. Emily and I had showed up unexpectedly; a blonde and a brunette following on the heels of a 6’4″ South African aircraft sales director. He was invited; and so, between Emily’s beautiful hair, the […]

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a�?The Angel in 22B:a�? The Life Changing Moments All Around Us

One thing that I can say from my experience as a flight attendant is that bad days do exist. Although most days are pretty awesomea�� just gallivanting around the globea�� the bad days do come and when they do, they can be extremely exhausting. Coming from someone who considers himself an extremely positive person, getting […]

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In With The New…

I rubbed my eyes; shaking my head from side-to-side as if to shake the sleepiness from my brain and body. Tel Aviv. Paris. Delay. Los Angeles. It had been a long day of travel, and yet, I felt more rested than I had felt all week. “You slept the ENTIRE flight,” my middle-seat neighbor said […]

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Is There A ‘Detox Button’ Somewhere???

Does anyone elseA�think that 2016 is on crack?A� Brexit, Trump, Prince, David Bowie, Divorces, Car accidents, Deaths in the family, Heartbreak, job switches, and what the hell is going on with the avocados in California!?!?! That’s pretty much the last straw. I can’t even. Is there a ‘detox button’ somewhere, because I just… When I […]

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Let’s Just Give Up |Thoughts On Finding Brightness In Dark Days

I’m going to give you an uncommon piece of advice. You need to just give up. Yeah. I know everyone tells you to, “Never give up,” “Don’t quit,” “Keep fighting,” but this time, I’m telling you something different. You need to give [that] [it] [he] [she] [the job] [hate] [envy] [insert the blank] up… to […]

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‘The Latest:’ Planes & Poetry by Jade

Editor’s Note: The day that Jade sent me this poem, I found an email in my inbox with the following words. I had been wondering when she would write again and hoping she would. I love Jade’s words, maybe because I can’t write like she; maybe because she finds a beautiful way to be vulnerable. […]

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“Jump:” What A Kiteboarding Movie Premiere & ‘Flight Attendant Life’ Have In Common

“The intersection of your dreams becoming a reality can happen in the most unexpected ways, but they have no chance of existing unless you have the courage to jump.”A�a��The Flight Attendant LifeA� The boat skipped and danced across the water; almost as if it was an invitation for my soul to join in the merriment. […]

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What To Do While You Wait

You find yourself wondering what to do next with your life. You are currentlyA�hoping to get invited to that airline interview.A�Your on reserve, waiting around the crashpadA�for the call from scheduling. You date and date and date, looking for ‘your person’ with what seems to be no success. You send prayers to the universe or […]

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Thank God I’m Flying Tonight…

“Thank God I’m going to Sweden tonight…”A�I thought to myself as the rhythmic rotations of my legs propelledA�me and my mint green bike with the pink basket through the muggy Florida air. Summer has certainly greeted Ft Lauderdale with its warm hello; my sticky tan skin shimmering under a hot morning sun. I want to […]

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The One Type Of Wonder I Don’t Want

I swear flight attendants must think I’m crazy. I wouldn’t be surprised if the lead FA working the flight from Cancun to Ft Lauderdale this morning questioned why the only passenger in the very first rowa�� a sunburned and tangled haired bleach blonde girla�� was crying, and crying so much. Yeah. It was meA�crying so […]

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