HT: to Kino Carmel Car and Limo service has been around long before the on-demand vehicle businesses entered the market. It was the 666-6666 car service jingle you could never forget. I used Carmel for years, primarily for airport service. Well, now Carmel has both Schedule-in-advance and On-demand vehicle service, and it is offering $66 … Read More
And so began my Around the World in 8 days trip, with visits to 2 neighboring lounges at JFK
The genesis of Around the World in 8 days, as well as planning, costs and logistics.
Damn you Storm Iola. Or Bless you Storm Iola. Not sure which. Sometimes I overextend myself, especially with travel plans. After returning from my AroundTheWorldIn8Days trip, I am supposed to go to New Orleans tomorrow to run the Rock n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon on Sunday. Apart from the fact that I am hopelessly undertrained … Read More
For only 15 Euro, a visit to the Spa and Fitness Center at the Sheraton Hotel at Malpensa Airport (Milan) is a perfect way to pass a few hours when you have a layover at MXP Airport!
I just completed an Around the World Trip in 8 days. Here are some statistics and a JAL Tumi Amenity Kit Giveaway.
Malpensa Airport has 3 Priority Pass lounges. Sala Respighi is landside at terminal 1 so I stopped in here this morning after arriving from JFK ( actually I’m still here). I’m not an airport lounge snob, but as long as I have entry (be it because of a credit card or the class I’m flying) … Read More
It is alleged that over 150 guns and ammunition were smuggled in carry-on bags onto at least 20 flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by a former Delta employee, Mark Quentin Henry, with the assistance of a current (now former) Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey. CNN reports that: The breakup of a gun smuggling ring … Read More
Engadget is reporting that due to a security flaw, Delta passengers are able to access strangers’ boarding passes! TSA says essentially not to worry, since passengers with wrong boarding documents won’t be able to get passed the TSA agents. Really? You can read the whole story, written by John Coluccci, here. HT to my friend … Read More
Ever since 9/11, I was under the impression that snow globes were forbidden. Though I get it, yeah, it’s liquid… duh…., but that rule never seemed right to me. Seeing signs such as this at the airport security line always made me laugh but also cringe a bit – I mean, honestly, is this a … Read More