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The Cranky Flier Interview: Those Who Made the Delta Move at LAX Happen

As you saw on the blog last week, I was invited to spend the night with Delta to chronicle the... Read More

My DLD Episode: China Travel, Polaris Pillow Talk and More

This week I join Seth and Stephan on podcast Dots, Lines and Destinations, listen here. https://s3.amazonaws.com/PointsHoarder.com_Podcasts/Episodes/DLD130.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes… The post My DLD Episode: China Travel, Polaris Pillow Talk and More appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.

Sort Of Terrifying: Video Of A330 Engine Fire During Takeoff

Yesterday was a rough day for airports acr0ss the Northeast due to bad weather, though it looks like some passengers had an even rougher night at JFK. Aerolineas Argentinas 1301 (operated by an A330) was scheduled to fly from New York...Show More Summary

The Cranky Flier Interview: United CEO Oscar Munoz – Part 2

If you enjoyed the first part of my interview with United CEO Oscar Munoz, you’ll be happy to know that... Read More

The Cranky Flier Interview: United CEO Oscar Munoz – Part 1

Remember that whole podcast thing? Well I’ve spoken with a variety of readers/listeners and learned that it’s the interviews with... Read More

Cranky Flier Podcast #4: Grab a Seat with GLO CEO Trey Fayard

Another Tuesday, so it’s time for another podcast. This, actually, will be the last Tuesday podcast. My finger has healed... Read More

Cranky Flier Podcast #2: Trouble in the Transatlantic Market

You might notice the header looks a little different today. For the month of November, travel metasearch site liligo.com is... Read More

This Week in Travel – Episode 211

Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This episode as hosts Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself talk about travel news and catch up on previous travels. This Week’s News: Five U.S. aircraft landed at wrong airports since 2012-NTSB Royal Caribbean looks to end last minute […]

This Week in Travel – Episode 209

This week Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by Felix Weis from Bitcoin-Traveler.com. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week’s News: In-Ear Device That Translates Foreign Languages In Real Time Google Project Fi Air travellers riot as pilot takes off without […]

This Week in Travel – Episode 206

This weekJen Leo, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by Leif Pettersen is a freelance writer, humorist, world traveler, and tourism communications professional from Minneapolis, Minn. He has traveled through 55 countries and lived in Spain, Romania and Italy. Show More Summary

This Week in Travel – Episode 205

This week’s guest is Mary Jo Manzanares from TBEX and TravelingWithMJ and the new “Where Else To Go” podcast Subscribe on iTunes This Week’s News: Four men thrown off American Airlines flight because they ‘looked too Muslim’ A Man Has Been Held In A Turkish Airport For A Year United Airlines adding another seat to […]

This Week in Travel – Episode 204

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen, and myself are joined by guest Corey Taratuta from the Irish Fireside Podcast. Subscribe on iTunes This Week’s News: Trip Advisor style review of Grimsby Police cell being investigated as serious security breach Tourist arrested after ‘treasure hunt’ in Jerusalem Boeing’s New Airplane Toilet and Bathroom Will Kill Humans’ […]

This Week in Travel – Episode 202

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by guest Sean Keener from BootsNAll and airtreks.com. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week’s News: Turkey takes airplane ride as passenger’s ’emotional support Boeing Files Patent for Potentially Genius ‘Cuddle Chairs’ Apparently You […]

This Week In Travel – Episode 200

Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guest Samantha Brown from the Travel Channel. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week’s News: You Won’t Believe Why This Passenger Was Kicked Off a Flight Amazing! Syria still trying to promote tourism […]

Chemirocha: How An American Country Singer Became A Kenyan Star

Hugh Tracey in the International Library of African Music at Msaho, Roodepoort 1960s. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons) There’s a song drifting around the backwaters of the internet called “Chemirocha.” It’s a scratchy field recording made in Kenya, in 1950, of a little village girl singing with her friends. Show More Summary

This Week in Travel – Episode 198

Subscribe on iTunes This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guests from TBEX Fort Lauderdale. Roger Wade from priceoftravel.com Sheila Scarborough of Tourism Currents Daniel Durazo – Director of Communications...Show More Summary

Relive the Glory of Obscura Day with This Podcast Documentary

Our friends at Midroll are launching a new audio app called Howl today, and we are delighted that one of the first stories you can hear is about Obscura Day 2015! As you call tell from the below clip, it was quite a day: More than 160 events all over the world. Show More Summary

This Week in Travel – Episode 190

Jen Leo and Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guest Scott Eddy. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week’s News: Delta pilot orders pizza for delayed flight IATA global standard could mean smaller carry-on allowance IATA hits ‘pause button’ over cabin […]

This Week In Travel – Episode 188

Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This episode is a live show recorded at TBEX Europe in Lloret de Mar, Catalonia. Here are the guests we had on the show: Stephanie Yoder of Twenty Something Travel Jackie Laulainen of The Budget Minded Traveler Craig and [...]

OnTravel Interview in San Clemente, California

Last week I was in San Diego when I drove up to San Clemente with my friend Shannon O’Donnell to meet with Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman. We met for dinner at South of Nick’s, a local Mexican restaurant and then did an impromptu interview outside the restaurant on the street. Podcast: Play in new [...]

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