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Flying/Driving Archive

My Next Car Rental Will Be a Maserati!

If you’ve rented a car at a major airport in the past few years, you’ve probably noticed the growing number of signs pointing you to more sporty and more luxurious cars. I’ve marched my suitcase right past these cars the majority of the time, ...Read More

Looking for a Quiet Place at an Airport?

Need to jump on a conference call right after your flight lands? Or make a few phone calls before boarding your flight? Or maybe just need a quiet zone to de-stress from work, from travel, from everything? I often have every one of these ...Read More

15 Quick Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Fifteen quick ways to beat jet lag like you’ve never seen it before. There are several of tips out there on jet lag, but this is especially comprehensive and I thought I’d share it with Smart Women Travelers. via Thomas Cook ...Read More

Uh Oh, I’m Gonna Be Late For My Flight

What if you are running late for your flight? Don’t panic. Or panic just a little but don’t get carried away. It won’t help you or anyone else. Here’s a little insider secret. Shhh, don’t tell anyone. Airline’s have been known to hold up ...Read More

Airport Peace and Quiet? Check out the Airport Chapel

Extra time between flights? Stressed running through the airport? Worse yet, a flight cancellation that has you sleeping overnight in the airport? Where do I go when truly looking for a quiet place to relax, reflect, de-stress and yes, perhaps sleep, in an airport? ...Read More

Can You Use TSA Pre✓ for International Flights? It Depends.

Earlier in 2014 the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expedited security program was expanded to include international flights. All international flights? Uh, no. Just those flights that depart from the U.S. on one of the agency’s partner airlines (Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian ...Read More

Hotel Heritage Brugge: Towels and So Much More!

The Hotel Heritage in Brugge has the best towels EVER! The kind you want to sink your nose into because they smell so amazingly fresh, then wrap the plushness around your body and never come out. Great, great towels! However, I know it’s typically ...Read More