Bacaklarinitopla!

By Monday, April 28, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

That's Turkish for "Close Your Legs" - you've probably seen it or at least heard of it over the last several days. Thanks to some tough Turkish travelers, well, tough female Turkish travelers, the very real and very pervasive male practice of spreading one's legs on public transportation is getting some air time. It goes like this: you ...

BYOW

By Wednesday, April 23, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

Once you're on the plane, anything can happen. You can sit at the gate. You can sit on the tarmac. The pilot can actually park you on some remote section of the airport while you wait for whatever has caused your "on time departure time" to pass. I was on a 5 p.m. PHL to BOS ...

No Peppers.

By Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3 No tags Permalink 0

If you're on the PHL to Chicago AM flight and you're thinking, my wouldn't it be wonderful to have a big fat delicious mushroom, sausage, and green pepper egg wrap sandwich to eat on the flight, let me ask you:  How fun is it to smell that if you're sitting near you and not eating? The answer, of course, ...

Musical Chairs

By Tuesday, April 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

Every female corporate traveler has to establish her position on the well known and much disliked game of musical chairs that (typically) tourist or novice fellow travels try to play. Think of it as your Position Principle. The scenario may go like this: older couple gets on the plane confused, disoriented, and seemingly perplexed that the ...