So You Want to Fly Space-Available on a Military Hop?

Delays: Medical

Some transport flights are for wounded soldiers coming to the States or being transported for specialty treatment within the States. This was particularly true in Ramstein, Germany, where for 3 days all flights carried burn victims, which meant they could take no extra passengers. Count your blessings and keep calm.

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The People You Meet

One of my favorite things about flying Space-A was the people I would run into. Whether it was the dad telling funny stories about flying mishaps or the old man who routinely bikes across Europe, everyone has interesting quirks and tales. There is a sense of comradery among passengers as you rally together through delays, vague communication, and random cancellations.

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Flying the Plane

As a well-behaved kid, I would get asked sometimes to come up to the cockpit and watch takeoff or landing. It was a fun bonus for an aviation-obsessed girl.

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How to Make the Most of Your All-Inclusive Resort

For quite some time now it seems that all-inclusive resorts are all the rage. What’s not to like about them? You have pretty much everything sorted for you, from the kids’ activities to the quality fine-dining restaurants, and varied entertainment. It’s really focused on customers who don’t want to worry about any travel planning.

The 11 Best Episodes of Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

Since the untimely passing of Anthony Bourdain in June 2018, people in the food industry, as well as those who watch from the sidelines and appreciate his cooking, have been involved in a discussion about his legacy. His show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, which ran on CNN for five years, is a treasure trove of his best and most adventurous eating moments. Here are some of the best episodes that are definitely worth a re-watch.

Martial Arts Around the World

Human beings knew how to defend themselves long before guns, tanks, or military helicopters were created and used in wars. Every civilization developed some sort of martial art in the past and they’re now part of their culture.