Life in Quarantine in Mongolia Part 2: Getting a Visa

You can read part 1 here. Being a flight attendant means I fly a lot. I fly 6 days a week for about 44 weeks a year. My flights aren't measured in miles but in hours. For the past 10 years I have averaged 1200 hours of flight time…

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Bring Wired Headphones

There was once a time when airplanes had a large screen at the front of each seating section. Movies were projected onto that screen and you had no choice over what you could watch. You probably watched the movie anyway. But if you wanted to listen to the movie…

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Losing our Luggage

One of the things I advise people traveling with children to do is check their luggage. Yes, luggage fees are each way and can quickly add up and become cost prohibitive but there are a few ways to avoid these fees such as getting the airline's credit card (usually…

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Wearing a Mask for Long Periods of Time

Most businesses have made wearing a mask mandatory. Airlines are no exception. Enough time has passed that most people are already used to wearing a mask whenever they are out in public. But many people only wear them for short shopping trips. What happens when you wear a mask…

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Traveling to Disney World

This story isn't exactly air travel related, except for the fact that Florida governor Ron DeSantis is asking for tourists to please start flying back to Florida for their vacations. Seeing as the theme parks are nearly empty, this might be the best time to go. Remember that if…

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Just a friendly robot in the Incheon Airport.

Taking our 5 month old to Vietnam

Just over a year ago, in March of 2019, we decided to go to Vietnam for spring break. We have 3 children, then aged 8 years old, 4 years old, and 5 months old. The two older ones had both traveled internationally from 6 months old so my wife…

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Social Distancing

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) social distancing is the act of limiting your exposure to others by staying at least 6 feet apart. As airlines try to recover from the economic impact of the coronavirus they have enacted many safety reforms aimed at making…

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Airlines have Started to Make Mask Wearing Mandatory

In the past 2 weeks there have been several reports of passengers being removed from flights and banned from flying on those airlines. As I mentioned last month, airlines had already begun to ask passengers to wear masks. Until recently, enforcement had been spotty and many passengers were able…

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