Of the hundreds of flights I experienced over the years, I only took 6 trips with budget airlines and that was 5 too many in my book. This kind of cheap transport may have made international travel accessible to the…Read more
Although I travel a lot, I never really learned to embrace the experience of traveling. I find it tiring, boring, wasteful, dangerous and thoroughly unpleasant. Occasionally though, “stuff” happens that stops me dead in my tracks in disgust, shock, amusement or plain disbelief. This blog is about telling some of these travel stories, which are largely true but with a certain degree of embellishment on my part.
This event goes back to the Seventies soon after graduating from university when I was reluctantly transitioning from studenthood to professional life. I travelled round the Middle East partly to look for work and partly as a tactic to avoid…Read more
It is an accepted commercial airline practice to board passengers who need assistance first followed by able-bodied last. The drill is for airport staff to push wheelchairs on board the aircraft while the other passengers patiently wait for them to…Read more