Airline Passenger Rights

On CNN News this morning there was a story about several planes in Maine, who had planes full of international passengers who were made to sit on the tarmac for over 7 hours, some over 8 hours. Some passengers were told they couldn’t get off the plane because all the custom agents had gone home, … [Read more…]

Unusual Airports

Kansai International Airport – JapanWith land being scarce in Japan, engineers decided to create their own land. About 3 miles off the shore of Osaka Bay, a manmade island was created so a airport could be built there. The island is 2.5 miles long and 1.6 miles wide. Work started in 1987 and was completed … [Read more…]

Cell Phone Language Translators

These language transation app are great from travelers.  Language barriers can be very frustrating.  One time while my family was in Florence, Italy, we were having pizza at this little restaurant when the waitress came over and said something in Italian. I thought she said “do you want some more” referring to my drink. So I said no.  … [Read more…]

Prepaid Cash Card

Back in the day traveler’s always used traveler’s check but now because of all the fraud, many places don’t like traveler’s checks. And many people aren’t comfortable carrying around a bunch of cash. Credit cards are the usual choice when traveling aboard but with the high currency exchange fee’s people are looking for another option. … [Read more…]