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Airport Haikus

Lillian Daniel | Posted 06.06.2015 | Travel
Lillian Daniel

A haiku is a Japanese three-line poem, 17 syllables, written in 5/7/5 syllable count. After three hours on the runway, then a cancelled flight, followed by six more hours at the airport, it was time to devote myself to this ancient literary form.

Uber Car Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.18.2014 | San Francisco
Lisa Mirza Grotts

As a frequent Uber rider, I've come up with a few guidelines that will make the experience even smoother for both drivers and passengers.

Does Your Airline Really Love You?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Keeping a plane at the gate may be the ultimate way to say, "We care." It requires that an employee ignore years of training and be willing to face real consequences on an upcoming performance review. The message is unmistakable: You're important to us.

Fellow Flyers Who Drive Us Crazy

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We can't seem to go a week without reading yet another story about airline missteps. But for most of us, it's not the airline staff that makes us dread a long flight: It's our fellow passengers.

Passenger: I Was Strip-Searched Over My 'Appearance'

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

DETROIT — An Ohio woman said Tuesday that she endured nearly four hours in police custody that included being forced off an airplane in handcuff...