Category: Travel Tips

  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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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 Survival Guide

By The Flying Pinto

I wrote a book! Ever wonder what life is like after you are hired as a flight attendant? Everyone thinks getting hired is the hard part and it is, but let me tell you that first year on line as a stew can be one of the most challenging years of your life! Think about […]

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“Please place your seats and tray tables in their locked and upright position….Thank you!” Here’s a scenario… You’re the passenger; I’m your flight attendant. After hearing the above statement, you may have gotten a little defensive. It’s the way our relationship has been set up and I think it’s a set up for failure. Nobody […]

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Monday Travel Give Away from Lenmar

By The Flying Pinto

Ever get the Monday blues. Need a little cheer on your Monday morning? Well, I’ve got some great news! Every Monday I’ll be hosting a give away and my first is an awesome travel gadget. If you’re like me and your on facebook and twitter a lot when you’re out and about, your phone’s battery […]

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We all love to travel. Not many will dispute that, but there are many who see air travel as a necessary evil to get where they’d like to go. Especially if their kids are in tow. When my daughter Lucy was born I would barely leave the house with her for the first six months, […]

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My Favorite Travel Things 2012

By The Flying Pinto

Where have you been all my flight attendant life? I love this filtered water bottle! It allows me to go through security sans water and fill up at a water fountain once through. BPA Free too! Order from Smart Planet and TFP readers enjoy 15% off all products using code: theflyingpinto15       Another […]

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The flights are full this week and with full flights comes anxiety and stress for most. Here are a few friendly reminders about air travel etiquette. Lets all remember that most of us are traveling this week to be with loved ones and gives thanks. Check TSA.gov to make sure you can carry that pumpkin […]

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