What to do with your kid at the airport?

by Ashley Steel /
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May 16, 2018 / 2 comments

You've got a lot of stuff, you're tense, you're tired, you're waiting for a plane, and you have a 4 year old (or a 6 yr old or a 9 yr old - they're all restless at the airport).  Maybe you have one hour to relax before the first flight or, perhaps, you have 4 hours to enjoy on a layover.  Yes!  "relax" and "enjoy".


Jet Lag. Even the Sound of it Wears Me Out.

I was talking with a friend yesterday about jet lag. He was telling me about a long trip he took to Asia and how it took him almost 3 weeks to get over his jet lag.

Top Ten Travel Tips for Flying Families

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Jun 03, 2016 / 0 comments

Flying somewhere this summer? Taking the kids? Flying with a family can be rough if you don't plan ahead - and prepare. Here are our Top Ten Travel Tips for Flying Families - you'll find that these can make your journey less challenging - and more enjoyable!


Looking for Tail Numbers

by Bert Maxwell /
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Mar 28, 2012 / 0 comments

Did you know that every airplane has an identifying number on it? The tail number tells you where it is registered, and the identification of the plane itself. You can look these up online. Every country has their own numbers. Every airplane that flies - including private planes, experimentals, and ultralights - have a tail number.

Summer Study Abroad Summary

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Sep 08, 2011 / 0 comments

Cheap Flights in Europe - the 1 Million Seat Sale at Aer Lingus

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Jul 05, 2011 / 0 comments

Heading to Ireland - or FROM Ireland? Aer Lingus has a HUGE sale going on - with incredible deals on flights!


Flying over the North Pole, Arctic Circle

by Kimberly Jachimek / Jun 30, 2011 / 0 comments

This is a story that I am sure most of you, as travelers can relate to in some way or another.

New Facebook App Finds Cheap Flights in Seconds

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Jun 29, 2011 / 0 comments

Here's a new way to find your lowest airfares - on Facebook! Last year, Facebook replaced google as the world's most used website. So, what can travelers expect to find on Facebook? Cheap airfare searches, FAST.

One of the latest tools to enhance your travel experience is Skyscanner. It is so slick!

Here's how:

Like Skyscanner on Facebook.

Photo of the Week October 11, 2010: Floating Through Fall

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Oct 11, 2010 / 0 comments

Floating Through Fall - Prior Lake, Minnesota


A hot air balloon floats through the early morning fall sunrise in Minnesota.  The most colorful time of the year comes and goes quickly, so you must catch it when you can.  My vantage point was from inside the balloon, which provided an aerial feast for the eyes.  It was worth the early morning wake up call for these colors! 


Forget Budget Travel – Learn to Travel for Free!

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Sep 03, 2010 / 0 comments