LifeStyle: Travel

Don't Look Down: Traveling With Anxiety as a Flight Attendant

Saturday  12:30,   10 march 2018

Before working as a flight attendant, I was able to use yoga to keep my anxiety under control. Over the past couple of years my new, high-stress job has invited my anxiety to creep back in. It rose to an all time high last Summer, when I had[...]

What it's like to fly on the shortest commercial flight in the world, which lasts just 57 seconds

Friday  20:51,   09 march 2018
Business Insider

The shortest commercial flight in the world is a 1.7-mile route between two Scottish islands. The flight between Westray and Papa Westray near the mainland of Orkney lasts just 57 seconds. 1/3 SLIDES [...]

Meghan Markle always follows this routine when flying to avoid getting jet leg and travel sick

Thursday  17:15,   08 march 2018
Business Insider Australia

US actress and future royal Meghan Markle is used to travelling for work. She shared her secrets on beating jet lag and sickness in a blog, which is being recirculated from her now-closed website, The Tig.Many people would agree that the reality of[...]

This Secret Button on Your Airplane Seat Will Instantly Give You More Space

Wednesday  22:05,   07 march 2018

Ever wish you could just press a button and your airplane seat would become instantly less confining? As a traveler, there’s a lot we don’t know about airplanes: why the windows are round, why the lights dim during landing and takeoff, and[...]

How a flight diverted by the nor’easter became a 9-hour bus ride — and left two travelers hospitalized

Wednesday  09:50,   07 march 2018
The Washington Post

Two Chinese nationals endured a travel nightmare on American Airlines, a fellow passenger said.But an American Airlines flight diverted to Baltimore by a massive East Coast storm last week morphed into a nightmarish travel experience, one woman[...]

Richard Branson Is Hiring an Assistant to Work on His Private Caribbean Island

Tuesday  17:40,   06 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

Richard Branson is hiring a personal assistant, and you're going to want to brush up your resume, stat. Not only does the billionaire Virgin Group founder seem like a pretty great guy to work for — his business trips are next-level, he believes[...]

Qantas staff given list of 'offensive, gender-inappropriate' words to avoid

Monday  18:05,   05 march 2018

<p>Qantas employees have been given a list of 'gender-inappropriate' words to avoid so they don't offend passengers or fellow staff members.</p>Qantas employees have been given a list of 'gender-inappropriate' words to avoid so[...]

Badly behaving passengers on cruise ships: Whose law applies in international waters?

Monday  16:52,   05 march 2018

Recent examples of bad behaviour on cruise ships raises the question, whose law applies on board a ship? While the unruly passengers in both incidents were disembarked at Australian ports, maritime law is anything but straightforward. The location[...]

Grandma sues Airbnb over Canada 150 stay in Ottawa 'university pot ghetto'

Saturday  22:36,   03 march 2018

A B.C. grandmother claims her dream trip to the nation's capital was ruined by the reek of pot and the sound of revellers outside the door of her Airbnb rental. A trip to the nation's[...]

I Left My Boyfriend Of 10 Years To Travel The World

Friday  21:07,   02 march 2018

<p>Thirteen months to be exact, that’s how long I went without seeing my boyfriend. I saw him on a screen every day but not once did I get to hold his hand or wedge my face into that cozy space between his jaw and shoulder.</p>Leaving Josh[...]

Keira Knightley Swears By Rosehip Oil While Traveling

Friday  20:28,   02 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

As an actress, Keira Knightley often finds herself on a plane to different locations to film or events to attend. The jet-setting life of an acclaimed actress doesn't come without its downfalls.&nbsp;The jet-setting life of an acclaimed[...]

These Are the 3 Secret Messages Pilots Send with Seat Belt Signs

Friday  18:38,   02 march 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

A seat belt sign seems self-explanatory enough: Stay seated, and latch your seat belt. Once it’s off, you can feel free to get up and stretch your legs or head to the bathroom. But crew members know the ins and outs of what it really means when[...]

Disney Is Doubling the Size of This Park with New Frozen, Marvel and Star Wars Lands

Friday  17:41,   02 march 2018

The next French phrase you’ll likely need to know is: ‘Pardon, ou est la reine des neiges?’ Or ‘Where’s Olaf?’ At an Elysees Palace meeting this week with French President Emmanuel Macron, Disney’s CEO Robert Iger confirmed a $2.5 billion expansion[...]

The Craziest Flight Itinerary in the World

Thursday  19:09,   01 march 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

And you thought your two-hour layover at O'Hare was bad.Anyone who travels by air has experienced this disorienting sensation: you’re searching online for the lowest fare from Point A and Point B when up pop some truly wacky flight routings. On[...]

Cellphone catches fire, woman injured aboard Vancouver-bound Air Canada flight

Thursday  18:03,   01 march 2018
Global News

Cellphone catches fire, woman injured aboard Vancouver-bound Air Canada flight departing from Toronto Pearson Airport was delayed Thursday morning after a passenger's cellphone caught fire.Air Canada officials said flight AC101 was preparing to[...]