Passports To Pearls

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Snowball Express

Things you will see at Snowball Express: “My Mom is My Hero!” t-shirts, kids walking around carrying pictures of their fathers in uniform and later releasing balloons with messages to their parent in heaven. Today has been one of those “pinch me please” kind of days. I have been given the opportunity to see the world and experience things people cannot...

Destination: Chicago

The Cubs are “Flying the W” for the  2016 World Series, it was home to The Oprah Winfrey Show and it’s known for having one of the biggest fires in United States history.  There is a little something for people of all ages. It has a fantastic public transportation system making it easy to get around and two airports (Chicago...

Gift Guide For World Travelers

‘Tis the season of giving. Stuck on what to get one of your friends or family members for the holidays? Here is a list of some of my favorite gift ideas for a world traveler. Passport Cover Keeping your passport in one piece and dry is very important. I’ve recently been on a Kate Spade kick. Would highly recommend one...

Destination: South Africa

Have you ever wanted to see beautiful wild animals, put your toes in the sand and enjoy a nice glass of wine all in one vacation? If you happened to answer “yes” to all of these questions, South Africa may just be the right place for your next visit. Here is a list of some of my top places to...

How To Get Into Your Flight Attendant’s Good Graces

Sweets and treats…. boy, do we love them. We always appreciate a little candy or sweet treat as a nice token of your appreciation. Know how to order your coffee. If you want black coffee, ask for black coffee. If you would like milk/cream and sugar, order it with milk/cream and sugar. Please don’t make us ask “how do you...

Pack Like A Pro

Ever found yourself sitting on your suitcase to try get it closed? One of the hardest parts of getting ready for a trip is figuring out how to fit everything into your luggage (and keeping the weight under 50 pounds.) I am also one that has to have everything organized and easy to access. I have made a list of...

Destination: Iceland

One of my bucket list items has always been to see The Northern Lights. I decided to venture to Iceland with a fellow flight attendant to fulfill this dream.  I have compiled a list of some of my favorite things to see and do there. Capitol: Reykjavik Currency: Icelandic Krona Official Language: Icelandic See The Northern Lights There is no...

Destination: Machu Picchu

Location: Cuzco Region, Peru How to Get There: Step 1: Fly to Lima Step 2: Hop on a flight from Lima to Cusco on airlines such as LATAM, Peruvian Air or Avianca (Approximately a 1 hour flight) Step 3: Hop on Peru Rail, Inca Rail or Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to the town of Aguas Calientes (Approximately 3.5 hour train...