You hear and read stories about getting mugged/robbed when traveling, but it’s difficult to imagine how scary it really is until you actually experience it. This video shows exactly how frightening it would be, and the related discussion contains several useful tips for dealing with this should it happen to you.
Monthly Archives for January 2015.
The three most popular posts/threads on ThreadTripping this week.
Prepare yourself for an unlikely tale of hope, of inspiration, and of almost limitless possibilities. Why “unlikely”? Because it’s based in Warsaw, Poland – in January.
In case you have been living under a rock for the past several weeks, you will be interested to hear that Cuba is more accessible to Americans than it has been in several decades – even Americans who don’t know they are American yet.
A very big “Thank You” to Sydney91105 for bumping a TripAdvisor thread with updated information about PBS’s broadcast yesterday of “Penguin Post Office”: Penguin Post Office follows the daily lives of the gentoos as they find their mates, build their nests and raise their young. Also featured are interviews with members of the small group…
The airlines offer wheelchair service free of charge, and they don’t require anyone to prove that they need it. Knowing those two things it would be surprising if some people haven’t abused the wheelchair service at some point.
Until today I had not heard of Pancake Day – also known as Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Now I’m not sure I will be able to think of anything else until February 17th, 2015.
Online travel communities are nothing if not filled with teachers. chesterh, who posts over on the Cruise Critic forums, is one such teacher. Now he is employing his great wit and engaging writing style to teach us about more than travel. Namely, how to fight, how to appreciate every moment you have, and very possibly, how to die with dignity.
Qantas flyers aren’t exactly jumping for joy over this partial removal of fuel surcharge verbiage from some flights that won’t result in ticket prices reductions.
DLASflyer over on FlyerTalk noticed an interesting bit of airline trivia related to this week’s upcoming Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots: The funny part about yesterday’s Seahawks flight is that the very same aircraft is flying the Patriots BOS-PHX today. … http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N836MH Makes you wonder how many airplanes Delta has…