There is perhaps no subject that elicits more unfavorable judgment amongst travelers than that of reclining airplane seats – particularly when discussed in combination with the Knee Defender. And so it is a perfect subject for Judgment Week on ThreadTripping.
Monthly Archives for September 2014.
Allow me to state categorically that if you have a foot fetish then you have two things – a foot fetish and a problem. Feet are nasty. Anyone who says otherwise is wrong, plain and simple. And feet poking through the opening between my seat and the seat next to me on an airplane are the nastiest of all.
It’s Judgment Week on ThreadTripping. In this installment: Loyalty Traveler and other bloggers and blog commenters who despise credit card-pushing bloggers.
The three most popular posts/thread on ThreadTripping last week, as well as a list of all of the travelers and travel communities that were featured over the course of the week.
Most every frequent flyer has heard of the Pudding Guy – the infamous David Phillips whose mileage earning exploits were portrayed by Adam Sandler in “Punch Drunk Love.” But have you heard of Australia’s the Taco Cat Guy?
In years past did you know or care what the chef who prepared the food you were eating looked like? If you did you wouldn’t have been eating at Emeril’s in New Orleans or The Lady and Sons in Savannah. But then along came The Food Network and now we watch De Laurentis, Ramsay, Ray, and McKenna.
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”.
If you are the type that finds yourself crying at “sad” commercials, Grant’s – of Travel with Grant – eulogy for the beloved but little-known Plink service might not be for you.
Greece has been a bit under the gun the last several years. But financial difficulties aside, Greece is still clearly a country with a lot going for it. In fact, Greece has at least 49 things going for it according to BuzzFeed’s Alexander Besant.