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Top 15 tips for surviving economy class travel on long distance flights

Travel isn’t easy and long distance flying in economy can be especially hard, as airlines shoe-horn in more seats and provide ever fewer services in the economy cabin. With smart planning, some useful products, and intelligent flying, it’s possible to mitigate the problems of long distance flying, even in economy seating, and arrive at your […]


Sunday musings: Preparing mile-high meals, best airport food, how its made

Today we muse about airline food. A lot goes into it. Once, it was a joke and something that everyone complained about. Now, when we don’t get fed, we complain because of the lack of food, not the meal itself. We look into the top airline kitchens, we take a look at airport restaurants and, […]


15 smart tips for eating safely while traveling

Most travelers talk about eating healthy while away from home, and some even achieve it. But, many put convenience and the desire to experience new cuisines over their health. They often pay for it with intestinal problems, tired or sluggish minds and bodies while touring, and a need to drop more than a few pounds […]


Cruise options for travelers who have no interest in mainstream cruising

Many people who haven’t cruised, or have had a bad experience on an early cruised, have written off cruising as a viable travel choice. Ned Levi discusses some potential alternatives to mainstream cruising, which may be worth considering by travelers who’ve decided, to date, to never consider cruising.


United Airlines at EZE: Is this any way to run an airline and an airport?

Ned Levi tells his story of a United Airlines flight leaving Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the US, and the trouble encountered at check-in, security, and gate rescreening. It’s a story of absurdity, surreal circumstances, crazy security, and airline officials gone mad.


15 travel emergency kit basics

Superstorm Sandy stranded countless travelers in the northeastern area of the US, which points to the need for all travelers to have an emergency kit. Ned Levi has information for you to create an emergency kit for travelers with his list of his top 15 traveler emergency kit basics.


Is airline food worth the risk?

In light of the news about needles found in the sandwiches on four Delta Airlines flights last week, Ned Levi examines airline food safety in the US where both TSA and the FDA have watchdog responsibilities to ensure airline food is safe, secure, and fit for consumption.


What you need to know about sending your child on a plane flight alone

Sometimes parents have little choice, but to send their children to a distant location via airplane, alone, unaccompanied by a parent or other relative. Ned Levi follows up his column about serious problems of Chloe Boyce’s Southwest Airlines trip, unaccompanied by her mother, with information and suggestions about sending your child on a plane flight alone.