I’ve experienced the force from a boat’s wake while riding on a jet ski but I’ve never thought about a plane causing a wake and just how dangerous it could be.
The wake from an Airbus A380 caused turbulence which made a private jet flip over in midair and plunge 10,000 feet, according to NBC News.
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Back in November I wrote about
Snakes On A Plane Aeromexico style.
My guess is that spotting a snake loose on a plane has got to be a scary situation and while I’ve never seen the movie
it’s now happened at least twice in real life! Snakes On A Plane, Continue reading Snakes On A Plane (In Alaska!)
I’ve heard of planes returning to the gate for unruly passengers, mechanical issues and medical situations but never for a drug overdose…
The New York Post reports that a JetBlue plane had to return to the gate at JFK Airport due to a man ODing on heroin.
Continue reading Man ODs, JetBlue Plane Returns to Gate at JFK
If you’re looking to make a few purchases online then you might be able to earn some bonus American Airlines miles.
With the offer, you can earn 1,500 bonus miles for shopping through the AAdvantage eShopping Mall.
Here is how the offer works: Continue reading Earn 1,500 Bonus American Airlines Miles
They say that cats have nine lives but one dog in Georgia got a new lease on life thanks to the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Customs Department.
Murray, a beagle was an abused shelter dog, brought to the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter around a year back in pretty rough shape.
Continue reading Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Adopts Shelter Dog
One of the benefits of the MileagePlus credit card is that you get two United Club passes each year on your cardmember anniversary.
I was hoping to finally use one of my pair of passes during our upcoming trip to Asia but luck isn’t on our side. Our passes expire a little over week before our trip!
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While researching things to do during our
, there was one place that I knew we had to visit. trip to Ireland
For years I’ve heard about the Guinness Storehouse, home to the iconic Guinness Brewery. It seemed that no trip (or at least first visit) to Ireland would not be complete without checking it out.
Since Kim and I enjoy visiting breweries and beer-related sites, we decided to stop by on the day we arrived in Ireland.
Continue reading A Family Visit to the Guinness Storehouse
The primary way most of us earn miles and points is through
. Each year I’m finding it harder and harder to find new cards to apply for. credit card sign up bonus offers
Some obstacles that get in the way are things like the Chase 5/24 rule and other banks which allow one bonus per card. Basically, if you get lots of cards each year, good luck getting Chase cards and if you’ve had some cards from select banks, you won’t be able to get the bonus over and over again.
Last year I was approved for the American Express Platinum Mercedes Benz card. The card came with a bonus of 75,000 American Express points.
Continue reading Trouble Enrolling In Flex Payment 10,000 Bonus American Express Points Offer
At the beginning of March I wrote about how
(Check out my Ireland trip planning post Theo’s coach lap baby ticket to Ireland cost $350+ . .) here
Had OTA Explore Trip called British Airways to book Theo’s lap baby ticket on one of the occasions that I called, the taxes/ fees would’ve been a lot cheaper.
Continue reading Lawyer Up! My Fight Against Explore Trip for Theo’s Lap Baby Ticket
When looking into traveling to new places have you ever thought about what the happiest countries in the world might be? If you answered no, well neither have I.
I like to think that I’ve traveled my fair share, although definitely not enough! Some places have stood out as being happy or maybe just friendlier. If I had to pick one destination that would be at the top of my list, I’d go with Bali, Indonesia.
Today, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness according to T+L.
Continue reading The Happiest Countries in the World Are…