Great Meeting You and 3 Contests


It’s been a busy week for Will Run For Miles.  If you follow the Boarding Area blogs, you probably know that the individual blogs on the sister site, Prior2Boarding, are allotted a week when their blog posts are rotated onto Boarding Area.  This past week was Will Run For Miles’ turn.  It has been exciting … Read More

Emirates Amenity Kits Giveaway and A380 Safety Video

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When I flew on the Emirates A380 aircraft from JFK-DXB last month, I filmed the safety video with my iPhone.  I was going to post it here, but I found a much better version on Youtube, so I’ll spare you the buzz and crying babies, and post the one from Youtube! As I wrote here, … Read More

The Hope Outdoor Gallery, Austin TX

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When I travel, I often like to ask locals where to go.  So, when I was in Austin recently, I asked the tattoo-laden cashier at Whole Foods Market if she had any recommendations.  She directed us about a mile away to the Hope Campaign. I had never heard of the Hope Campaign, but according to … Read More

26,000 Alaska Miles for $225 India Mistake Fare


  I recently flew round-trip from New York, JFK to Delhi, India on Emirates Airlines (see, I Sat in Coach on an Emirates A380 Flight and it Didn’t Suck!). I credited the trip to Alaska Airlines, and received over 26,000 Alaska Air miles.  Let me explain. 1. Emirates is a partner of Alaska Airlines Emirates … Read More

Tennis at Munich Airport [and Cool Video]!

Tennis im MAC

Did you get a chance to play tennis at Munich Airport this month?  There’s only one day left!  From April 1 – April 20, there were tennis courts set up for both children and adults to play tennis. Detailed information can be found in the Munich Airport Website. Here’s a pretty cool video!   The … Read More