Fodors members provide a very interesting and informative thread on the subject of airlines, fuel prices and the factors that go into determining ticket prices. Further, they are yet another example of the fantastically helpful people you will commonly find on travel forums.
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What’s the first thing Songdoc is going to do once he returns from his trip to New Zealand? Pen a nasty letter to the New Zealand Tourism Board – that’s what.
All mamamia2 wanted was to be able to book a direct flight on Iberia from Madrid to Chicago using AAdvantage miles. AA booked us on an ORD-MAD flight with Iberia (AA does not fly to Madrid from Chicago). Naturally, for our return we wanted to get on the same direct flight, but AA claimed “we…
It isn’t easy to allow yourself to ask for advice from others on a subject about which you feel vulnerable. And it can be particularly difficult to do so in an online community. But that is precisely what docklang does in the Fodor’s forums: The last thing on my bucket list is gorilla tracking. I…
According to Kerry Segrave in “Tipping: An American Social History of Gratuities”, the practice of tipping likely originated in Europe and eventually made its way over to the U.S. Now, centuries later, it seems some Americans can’t wrap their heads around why Europeans are so “stingy”.
A discussion on Fodor’s about the relative merits of TripAdvisor provides some useful tips on how to use the site to best effect. But the conversation really heats up when one member claims that women’s reviews aren’t really worth reading.
No one should hide who they truly are. We should be proud of our differentness, our uniqueness, our pieces and parts that make us … us. Unless you’re an American traveling to another country.
The use of the word “decision” in the title is actually a bit mis-leading. You see, scoopie – the soon-to-be-husband – doesn’t have a travel decision to make at all. What he has is a life lesson that needs to be learned.
This discussion about upgrading to business-class on an intra-European flight reminds me of the old saying about peeing on my leg and telling me it’s raining. You will have to click through to find out why.
Near the start of this South Korean trip report the reader is told to “feel free to skim”. All due respect to the author, you should NOT take her up on that offer.