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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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The 14 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. These wo...
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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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Airline Service Review: Flydubai From Dubai, UAE (DXB) To Muscat, Oman (MCT)

I had never been to Muscat, Oman (MCT), so I jumped at the opportunity to make the visit. I checked and realized that flydubai (FZ) flies there using Boeing 737-800s from its base in Dubai, UAE (DXB). So I partnered with them to make this trip happen. For my 7:00a flight this morning, I journeyed over to their Terminal 2 operations via my hotel shuttle which had made a stop at Terminal 3 first....
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