Tag: Travel

Captive Audience


Southwest Airlines Flight 5427 from Houston to New York. Cabin stewards Anthony, Clarence and Frank took away the blues everyone may have been feeling that evening. It had been raining all day.  The weather was showing some solidarity with my mood.  I had flown…

Venezuela In Retrospect


Today starts my ‘retrospection blogs’ series of countries I have visited many years ago and possibly won’t get a second chance to revisit.  The first country I will reflect on is Venezuela. Apropos, this embattled South American nation has been in the news for…

Flying by the seat of your pants


Choosing your ideal seat on-board an aircraft is still a big deal, at least to some people. We all know that whether you sit in first class, coach, right side or left side of the plane we will all arrive to our destination at…

Airport Peeves


Running through airports seems to be my thing.  No matter how early I arrive, I am always scrambling to get to my gate with just a few minutes to spare before boarding. There was only one time that I can recall, a thanksgiving day,…

Iconic Logos, Catchy Slogans


Almost every US state and most foreign countries have adopted a logo or slogan as part of their marketing strategy to entice prospective visitors to come to their locale.  You maybe familiar with catchphrases such as “Virginia is for Lovers” for the state of…

Travel Blogging – A Dream Deferred


Freelance travel blogging for companies or just blogging about my personal travels is something I’ve always dreamed about. One day I went to my former manager for advice on becoming a blogger. I thought I had potential and maybe a little talent too 😀….

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