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The 15 Longest Flights in the World by Distance flown

// // I've been very fortunate to be able to fly almost at the drop of a hat.  I love very long flights (my friends think I'm weird, you may too) and have taken some of the longest flights in the world including the no longer being operated Newark, NJ (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) on Singapore Airlines (SQ) using an Airbus A340-500 (345). This was the world's longest at one point. I've also flown...
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Travel Tip Tuesday: Always Read and Be Familiar with the Contract of Carriage for your Airline

Contract of Carriage
Travel Tip Tuesday for October 11, 2011 I wanted to update this post in light of recent news as well as my friends telling me about their flight experiences all the time. One thing too is that if you are asked by the airline to leave the flight, just do so. You can argue later, but the flight crew is responsible for the flight and if they ask you to get off, you have to do it. Even if you think...
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7 Things You Must Do Before You Take That Flight

After you've bought that hard earned ticket for your trip, the experience does not stop there. Here are a few things you must do before you take that flight: 1). Download the Airline App - Almost every airline has an App. This where you can view your reservation, make changes, find an airport Club, check-in for your flight, check your flight's status, check if you are on the upgrade list, acces...
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Life in Kazakhstan: A Photo Essay

Life in Kazakhstan: A Pictorial Essay
In December 2014, I visited Kazakhstan. Here are some photos of my experiences. I will constantly update this page, so check back and leave a comment if you like. In this first photo, I'm on one of the  platforms of the Almaty 2 train station. Yes there's an Almaty 1 on the other side of town. I wanted to go there, but you can't buy a ticket between the stations although the trains do stop. So ...
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