Off-Duty Pilot Helps Out Overwhelmed Mother-Of-Four By Feeding Her Baby

Captain Tom Nystrom is not only a pilot for Finnair, he’s also a dad. As such, he knows you’re never really off-duty when you’re a parent. That’s why when he was flying off-duty as a pilot, he was more than happy to be an extra set of hands for an overwhelmed mom who was traveling alone with four young children on a flight most probably to the Helsinki Airport. One of the crew snapped a picture of Nystrom with a contented

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Female Runner In For Shocking Surprises As She Crosses Iran Alone

Swedish ultra-marathon runner Kristina took on her biggest challenge when she came up with the ambitious goal of running across Iran and doing it alone. She wanted to challenge preconceived notions she had about the country and the people. It wasn’t easy. It was just her and that converted baby jogger she dubbed, “Baby Blue.” What she found scared her, challenged her, and ultimately delighted her. The Guardian newspaper covered her run. Middle East Eye has more of the details

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Delta Airlines Makes Crazy Travel Delays Easier To Swallow With Pizza Delivery

United Airlines could take some PR and customer service lessons here. Delta Airlines knows it’s been one crazy, frustrating travel week for Atlanta. First, there was the collapse of I 85, making driving incredibly tough throughout the city. Wednesday, intense storms across the Southeast caused a ground stop for hours canceling about 300 flights and leaving some folks stranded sitting on planes. The airline couldn’t make the weather clear up, but they could order pizza! WSB-TV reports the airline ordered more

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World Traveler Gets Creative To Let Mom Know He Is Fine

Any traveler knows it’s great to see the world, but someone is home wondering if you’re okay. Often that means your mom, no matter how old you are. No matter what country you come from. Johnathan Quinonez found that out after he quit his job as an accountant in Brussels, Belgium and took off for an extended adventure. He’s 27 years-old, but his mom was still worried, especially since his first stop was Cuba and phone and internet service there

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Kind Stranger Takes Lonely Widower On Dream Vacay After Ad For New Fishing Buddy

You don’t have to go fishing far to find a story that will melt your heart like this one. It starts with Ray Johnstone, a lonely widower in Australia who placed an ad for a new fishing buddy when his old friend passed away. Sky News reports that 22-year-old Mati Batsinilas saw that ad and his heart immediately felt for Mr. Johnstone. Fishing? He wanted a buddy to go fish with? Mati decided to up that idea to the next

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The Alligator And Canoe It Took To Finally Legalize Our Marriage

It’s possible our marriage wasn’t even legal. It’s not like my husband and I were in a crazy hurry to get married. We dated for two years. Carefully read and answered a book with 276 pre-marital questions. And yet, somehow we got hitched without what Husband said he would never do. “We can’t get married without going on a canoe trip,” he declared sometime during dating. We would have to see how we would do paddling a canoe. Together. Do

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Check Out The Most Luxurious First Class Airlines In The World

“You need to show what First Class really looks like,” Miles Husband is saying to me as we work across from each other at our dining room table. You want to see first class, you should see our home office. Actually, you shouldn’t. You should see the fantasy trips he plans for us from the messy dining room table. He came across this video that gives a glimpse at the best First Class products in the world. Notice none of

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MilesHusband Finds Amazing Summer Ireland Flights From West Coast

How does a luxury flight to Ireland this summer sound? MilesHusband has found a frequent flyer deal on Aer Lingus you should checkout. There still are dates available July and August from LA or SFO in Aer Lingus’ brand new, fully-lie flat business class seats and brand new catering. Why are MH’s eyes popping? He’s sitting across our dining room table telling me, “These awards are usually nearly impossible to obtain non-stop from West coast. This is first time I have seen

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How Our Family Earned 60,000 Bonus Miles In 2016 Buying Stuff We Were Going To Buy Anyway

“How do you earn so many miles?” That’s a big question our family gets all the time. Miles Husband says it’s time to explain one of his most important, successful techniques to you. Remember this scene from the movie, “The Graduate?” In that same spirit, Miles Husband just wants to say one word to you. Just one word. “Portals.” Yes, portals. It’s how we shop for almost everything. Online shopping portals. It’s how you can make your miles multiply like

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Therapy Pig Soothing Travelers At SFO Airport

  One fine pig. That’s what, or rather, who is waiting for you if you’re lucky enough to travel through San Francisco this holiday season. There’s a good chance you might run into Lilou, the therapy pig. The Mercury News reports she’s part of the SFO’s Wag Brigade, a group of animals who greet travelers as they pass through the airport. That means dogs, Cats. Some rabbits and now Lilou, the pig. Not just any pig can roam the terminals

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