2015 was a big year for me, especially when it came to travel. I left my job (and took six months off before starting a new job). I booked and took my first major solo trip (to a different continent)! I honestly thought I was going to die for about 90 seconds. And, I met … [Read more…]
FlightView recently surveyed 2300 mobile travelers (via FlightView’s app) asking what extras they want most, and what extras are they willing to pay for. Of the 2300 travelers, 37% were business travelers and 63% were leisure travelers. Totally not surprising, the findings show that 50% of travelers will pay for premium in-flight services and amenities. … [Read more…]
I may be biased, but Michigan is the greatest state in the union. And, according to Thrillist, I’m right! As part of the “America Week” campaign, Thrillist released “The Definitive and final ranking of all 50 states.” States were ranked on their contributions to America, specifically “inventions, food/drink, somewhat productive famous people, unique physical beauty, … [Read more…]
I’m sick. Like, coughing, runny nose, puffy face sick. One might think with as much as I fly, I’d be sick all the time. That isn’t the case, however. In fact, last year I only had a few quick sore throats that were easily fended off with sleep and fluids. But this weekend, it got … [Read more…]
I’ve traveled more days this year than any other year of my life. Most of my travel was for work, but some of it was for fun. So, this is what 82 flights to 21 states and two provinces looks like on a map. My one regret this year was not going overseas, but I … [Read more…]
I decided to visualize my Foursquare check-ins. This is the last year of my life, 2013, visualized on a map. Countless cities (some a few times over), 59 flights, a few road trips, one cruise… and 2014 shows no signs of slowing down. Happy New Year.