Category: Featured

1. WANDER. Are you feeling lost? You should be… you’re young. I had always envied those who knew their passions early on; looking back I was lucky to be able to explore and find out who I am and what I love at the same time. Skip the worry and… 2. SKIP SCHOOL. Yes, I said it. […]

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  Flying with everything you need is a balancing act, especially if you are flying with small children and babies. It’s a fine line between having all the necessities and being over loaded. The airlines are making harder and harder to travel with everything you need as they get tougher with the carry on regulations. […]

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The 10 Wackiest Museums in the US

By The Flying Pinto

Are you tired of the same ordinary tourist attractions? The same old art and the same scientific discoveries? Well look no further than the States. Across the USA are some of the most bizarre, wacky and wonderful museums you’ll ever see, from spies to spam, here Natalie from Area Vibes presents a list of some […]

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True Adventures of a Flight Attendant

By The Flying Pinto

“True adventure begins when everything goes wrong.” –Yvon Chouinard Five years ago, if you had told me that I would live in Los Angeles, Hawaii, Washington State, and Florida, as well as travel to over thirty different countries, in just a few years, I would have said that this was not possible.  This sounded too […]

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Flying? Avoid the Hangries!

By The Flying Pinto

The best way to prepare for air travel is to use the serenity prayer, the one I’m partial to as a flight attendant is: Only after I’ve arrived at my long layover destination of course! But, seriously think about the things you can’t control when you fly like weather delays, other angry or stressed out […]

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The Perfect Travel Mug from Contigo

By The Flying Pinto

contigo pronoun English Translation of CONTIGO: With you If you are a flight attendant or any road warrior for that matter, you’ll know what I am talking about when I say it is hard to find the perfect travel mug or water bottle. Starbucks gets expensive, but I had yet to find a hot travel […]

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The Flight Attendant Lifestyle

By The Flying Pinto

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn’t it low pay and long hours away from home? It definitely takes a special person who can handle the job; one who enjoys flying, is independent and can handle […]

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A Memorial Day Post

By The Flying Pinto

Guest post by flight attendant Raul Zambrana I want to share with you something that just happened to me on my last flight. This experience has grounded me, humbled me and reminded me why I still love my job and also why I love being an American. A great true story for this Memorial Day […]

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Flight Attendant Crash Pads

By The Flying Pinto

I loved my first crash pad. I lived there with my closest friends from training. We had a one bedroom suite with three beds out in the living room and four beds in the bedroom. It was in a very shady motel across the street from a strip joint. They had a wing for “crew” […]

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We’re Having Divas for Dinner

By The Flying Pinto

Guest post by Debbie Powell The three self-entitled princesses sat squished together in their seats, looking down their long noses at anyone who tried to interrupt their inflight movie.  They barely acknowledged the flight attendants in the aisle, giving only an occasional sidewards glance if we tried to get their attention to offer a drink […]

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