The view from a Quantum 912 Microlight over York Flying Club airfield, September 2015. (Photo: Aaron Sherer) When I decided to write a book about my job as an airline pilot, I knew one thing for certain. I knew I’d start the book with...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us! Many Americans will be making the long or short trek to family gatherings, or maybe a short vacation. Whether you’re flying, driving, or train-ing, you’ll want some good fiction to read or listen to on the way. Here are a few suggestions. Read more...
(Photo: Michael Duxbury/Flickr) Stop us if this has happened to you. You’re flying home for the holidays, enjoying all the comforts that cheesy airport lounge or cramped coach cabin offers, when a voice comes over the loudspeaker announcing that your connecting flight has been canceled or severely delayed. Show More Summary
If you’re willing to fly November 26 & 27, definitely check out Frontier Airlines’ latest Buck Fares. They have $15 one way tickets (with Discount Den Membership, $19 without) to many of their destinations. Flights must be booked by November 20, and the number of discount fares are limited. Some of the cheap options: Atlanta […]
You may not know it, but many airlines require a vet’s note before you fly with your pet. Make sure you get one before booking your holiday travel, or find out if your airline’s pet policy requires one. A few extra minutes double checking can save you a lot of travel hassle. Read more...
Now you'll know exactly what the view from Aisle 17 looks like. Are you the type who reads the end of the book first? Actually like movie trailers that give away the plot? Needs to see the food before ordering? If so, Virgin America has just helped your air travel experience align with the rest of your no surprises lifestyle. Read Full Story
In response to Catharine Hamm's article "Refund? Not in This Life" [On the Spot, Nov. 8], my experience was quite different. I booked a flight on Southwest, and then learned that my great-niece would be skating a solo part in an ice show the day I was to fly. I was able to easily change my reservation...
How time flies! It’s nearly a third of the way through NaNoWriMo already, with only a couple weeks left to finish a 50,000-word novel draft. We hope you’re hitting your word counts! But if you aren’t, or you never bothered to begin with, don’t worry about wasting your literary November. Show More Summary
In 1883, Charles F. Orvis co-edited a book called “Fishing with the Fly,” which contained colored plates of 149 standard trout, salmon, and bass flies, along with 24 articles by well-known anglers of the time. The book is available to … more ?
Morgan Lyle, author of the book Simple Flies, joins D. Roger Maves on a recent episode of the Ask About Fishing podcast. Learn about why simple fly design is so effective and more. Listen or download here. Fighting larger fish … mor...
Trout in the Desert: On Fly Fishing, Human Habits, and the Cold Waters of the Arid Southwest by Matthew Dickerson takes readers to arid landscapes that manage to sustain coldwater trout. Told through the author’s own journey and development as … more ?
Situated on the floor above the office of travel booking platform Skyscanner in Edinburgh is a billion dollar tech startup that few people in the UK have ever heard of. That company is FanDuel. FanDuel has been flying under the radar of most British citizens for several years while focusing almost entirely on the US fantasy sports market. Show More Summary
The ghosts of past heroes, sociopaths and visionaries in Qantas have been given life in The Flying Kangaroo (Allen and Unwin) an extraordinary book of secrets and insights by Jim Eames, one of its great surviving insiders from the latter half of the last century. No one in the media of the day on 4 [...]
The flying saucers have arrived and they are after our books. These Alien Abduction Bookends are awesome. You get 2 black metal bookends with alien invasion scenes in silhouette. One shows a cow getting abducted, the other shows a UFO attacking. These are perfect for your favorite sci-fi novels and will look great in your […]
Whip up a sexy (or silly) costume inspired by the bestselling erotica book series-turned-film series Fifty Shades of Grey with these creative ideas. Whether you're flying solo, paired up, or trick-or-treating with a group of girlfriends this Oct. Show More Summary
I try to never take for granted that I can be in Europe from New York in as little as 6 hours…and just how long and tough (especially during the winter) that journey was prior to flying. To that end, if you want to experience an Atlantic...Show More Summary
There’s a common misconception that in order to make money writing you have to be a best-selling, published author. Not only that, but you need to have those books fly off the shelves and people driving miles in hopes of finding a copy at some long-lost, forgotten indie bookstore on the edge of town. Maybe news […]
From Danish helmer Per Fly, Backstabbing For Beginners is a political thriller inspired by international relations veteran Michael Soussan’s memoir Backstabbing For Beginners: My Crash Course In International Diplomacy. Josh Hutcherson and Ben Kingsley have boarded the project that’s produced by Parts & Labor, Creative Alliance, and Scythia Films. Show More Summary
?We live our lives in the belief that the world is growing ever smaller. We eat vegetables from New Zealand, communicate in real time with people in Buenos Aires and Capetown, fly to New York for the weekend, and print books in China. Show More Summary
If you're a frequent flyer and take advantage of airline apps on your phone, you just got one more option. Frontier Airlines has released a new app for Android that allows you to book and manage flights on the go.