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Learning to Fly

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

The month and days preceding the Jewish High Holidays are when we do what is called a heshbon nefesh: an accounting of the soul. We talk to the folks we may have had challenges with in the past year and we strive to make amends -- to ask for forgiveness.

7 Airport Terminals That Are Doing It Right

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Airport terminals around the globe are stepping things up a notch with high-tech designs, indoor art museums, and speedier ways through passport control.

Whatever Happened to Those Folks Who Checked Bag Tags?

George Hobica | Posted 11.15.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

When I was a kid, back when everyone checked bags because there were no overhead bins at all (just racks for the coats and pillows, if you recall), there'd be someone at bag claim whose sole job it seemed was to compare your bag check tag with the claim check issued by the airline.

Look Great on the Go -- Powerhouse Makeup Products for the Frequent Flyer

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 11.10.2014 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

From the airport to the board room, I want to make sure I look my best and, most importantly, well-rested! Here are a few of my favorite go-to products for travel to ensure you look fabulous from take-off to touchdown.

Ready for Takeoff

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.10.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


What I Learned on My Summer Vacation? How Air Travel Can Be Survival of the Fittest!

Dr Sanda Moldovan | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr Sanda Moldovan

Have an amazing time whenever and wherever you fly the friendly skies -- knowing you are starting your trip with the optimal health which you and your family enjoy at home!

How to Fly Like a Pro

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

(Photo: Getty Images/E+) Ever wonder what the pros know that you don't? How they get the best seats, save time and money, and avoid hassles? We've ...

I Would Learn to Play Hopscotch

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Perhaps it is about having the courage to be myself at the time, even if only a little. Maybe learning to play hopscotch would have created enough space for my girl to breathe. Like a well-kept secret where I would have known what she was doing, that she was there, but no one else would know.

5 Things You Should Never Wear on an Airplane

Rebecca Pattee | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Pattee

When you're flying in a metal tube at 30,000 feet, comfort trumps style. To help you avoid an in-flight fashion faux pas, avoid wearing the 5 items below.

Let's Get High

Rich Siegel | Posted 10.12.2014 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

Everyday, from my office near LAX, I watch massive 747s, carrying hundreds of passengers and their heavy suitcases full of shoes they won't wear and books they won't read, lift off the ground and into the air.

The (Naughty) Joy Of Judging Other People's Parenting

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

At the end of a recent flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia, my neighbor took it upon himself to gnaw on the seat in front of me, coating the che...

The Mile Hell Club, or Flying With Children

Jennifer Meer | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Meer

Flying with young children is a test of your personal fortitude, the strength of your marriage and a direct challenge to your belief system in all that is holy and right. It's exhausting.

Into Africa: Can BushCats Save the Beasts?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Rhodesia born Paul and his brother David have created a flying machine they think can do the job: the BushCat, a lightweight, low- and slow-winged vehicle, designed for the bush.

How This Female Pilot Is Flying Through The Glass Ceiling

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women

Nearly 80 years after Amelia Earhart attempted to circumnavigate the globe, another Earhart is taking the reins. Although pilot Amelia Rose Earhar...

Are Airline Pet Fees Justified? Passengers Say No, But There Are Costs Involved

George Hobica | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

You'd be surprised what can happen when you mix animals and airplanes.

Keep Your Shoes On: The Future of Airport Security

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Barbara S. Peterson, With five billion travelers expected to take to the skies within the next 12 years--an increase of about...

Here's How Your Flight Could Be So Much Better

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

Gone are the days when air travel felt like a luxurious adventure filled with fancy meals and lots of legroom. These days, unless you're sitting up in...

8 Simple Must-Do Airplane Exercises

Celeste Carlucci | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Celeste Carlucci

Flying to a much-anticipated vacation? To a quick weekend getaway? On another business trip? Here are some inflight exercises to get you to your destination feeling fresh and ready to go.

Fairies, Witches and Astronauts

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

What were all the boys who were running away from girls like me running toward, you might ask? Their glorious futures, of course. If boys wanted to fly, they had plenty of assistance.

We've Seen The Future of Flight, And It's AWESOME

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel

Scared of flying? Then you might not like the airplanes of the future. Sure there are some terrifying-sounding features (transparent cabins and har...

Land of the Lost Baggage

Dane Steele Green | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Here are a few tips to get your things back post-haste should the worst-case scenario happen.

Traveling Solo

Stanley Ely | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Stanley Ely

Anyone who has traveled alone and tried to book a single room in a hotel knows the odds are poor: There probably isn't such. The "single room" will be a double room with just you as the occupant, and the tab will be for a double.

An Open Letter to the TSA Agent at JFK Airport

Nile Cappello | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Nile Cappello

I'm not going to mince words here: I was a mess. But you held it together when I lost it completely. You helped me take some deep breaths, wipe my eyes, and stop looking so completely crazy.

How to Fly to Europe On a Budget | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

1. Pick destinations that are less obvious.

Top 10 Ways to Annoy Your Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Ten ways to annoy your flight attendant? Wait! No! Scratch that! I'm a glass half full type of gal, a flight attendant and a mother! I can't possibly take that angle. We need to turn this around!