I've been holed up in my apartment for about a month now on medical leave from work and I've learned 2 important things this month: I didn't handle cabin fever well at all when i broke my knee in high school and that hasn't changed in ten years; and I can get a lot of … Continue reading Dealing with Travel Injuries
Souvenirs don't always have to be tangible. They don't always have to last forever. And they definitely don't have to cost you money. Your memories can be souvenirs. The pictures you took can be souvenirs. They're some of my favorites. I don't go shopping too often when I travel so often I don't come home … Continue reading Getting Tattoos Abroad
Happy New Year everyone! 2017 was a roller coaster of a year for me and I am so hoping to continue with the good fortune of travels I had this year into 2018. This year I visited nine new countries, most of which were thanks to my job as Cabin Crew and the reason I … Continue reading A Year in Pictures: 2017
This happens all the time to me. Whether it's a job or a new boyfriend or a new hobby I've taken an interest in, I always get stuck in a rut at that seven to eight month mark. I get that itch, you know? I thought with this new job allowing me to travel all … Continue reading That Eight-Month Itch
Flight attendants, cabin crew, air hostesses, stewardesses, trolley dollies, galley hags…whatever you call us, we tend to be seen as these glamorous group of people who live the most amazing life. And trust me, most of the time, that’s true. I have to say, I have the best job in the world; I get to … Continue reading When the Job Isn’t Glamorous
I'm packing for a longer trip, 5 days, so I thought this would be the perfect time to show you what I bring with me on my trips. For the short layovers I use a small suitcase, but for this multi leg trip I'll be taking my larger suitcase. But either way, I have to … Continue reading What’s in My Crew Bag?
I’ve recently mentioned that I traded in my security badge for flight attendant wings. And I also mentioned that my background in criminology from college and security work gave me a leg up in my training. Not to say that other jobs are less easy to transition from, including those who have more travel and … Continue reading How Security Helped Me Become a Flight Attendant
My landlady controls the heat for my apartment complex. It's great because I never pay more than $60 every month for both gas and electric. However, she is over ninety years old and starts turning on the heat in October and doesn't turn it off until around April. It's great knowing I don't have to … Continue reading Snowy Thoughts