This Week’s Top 3 Threads – August 23, 2014

1. Ryanair Bans Passenger for Life for Eating Peanuts

Two perplexing air travel questions are debated: Who is responsible for protecting severe nut allergy sufferers in-flight? And is being banned for life from Ryanair a punishment?

2. Is Portugal About To Go Viral?

Lucky isn’t the only one touting Portugal as a destination to seriously consider – particularly if you are looking for someplace a little less cost prohibitive. In fact, Portugal’s name comes up more than once in this discussion about places that are both “cheap, yet safe” to visit.

3. Southwest “Has a Very Dignified Boarding Process”

Debating which airline has the most dignified boarding process is like trying to decide if you would rather be mauled by a tiger or a grizzly bear. But some travelers believe Southwest has climbed to the top of this very short list.


This Week’s Featured Posters and Communities:


  • Westerner92
  • Wwanderer
  • mpheels
  • Clark Park
  • JL
  • projectmaximus
  • Wry_Martini
  • Sunnydee
  • joe moving
  • otterprods


  • YuropFlyer
  • weero
  • dj_jay_smith
  • warakorn
  • Stripe
  • gtm3


  • Lucky


  • qubitsolace
  • kja
  • Southam
  • Hobbert


  • TravelerRob
  • bkerea58
  • sudosandwich

Rick Steve’s

  • Allan
  • Douglas
  • Frank
  • HJ


  • gordon51freeman
  • CheersT
  • DaNuck

Lonely Planet

  • muteki
  • peripatetic1
  • chris.kesihai
  • jake.s

Australian Frequent Flyer

  • opusman
  • boomy


  • BradJill
  • Eden7
  • KVE1005
  • Country_Wife
  • darrenanddebbie
 Image: “WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?” by nolifebeforecoffee. CC BY 2.0.

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