Posted on 19 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
May 2012: The results were in! I rated how I did packing for my two-week long conference with both clothes and other stuff. I announced some big news, plus gave some tips on how to travel in the first trimester of pregnancy, May 2011: Traveling with someone else? Here are tips for traveling with a [...]
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Posted on 17 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
I have written several times about how I wear bike shorts under skirts and dresses on travel days. It just makes so much sense! It alleviates worry about any unexpected TSA pat-downs, wind gusts, or, of course, chafing. For what seems like forever I have just worn normal bike shorts from Target. My problem with [...]
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Posted on 14 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
How many of you have sat on a plane while the final group boards and easily finds places for all of their carryons? Now, how many of you have sat on a plane, waiting to depart, as flight attendants frantically gate check bag after bag? Frequent fliers know the second scenario is way more likely, [...]
Comments@Chris another good point. I talk about that a lot, but will ... by roadwarrioretteIf everyone has a carryon that conforms to published dimensions ... by Chris Non the last few flights i was on that were completely full, the ... by TerriI don't think those people in a later boarding group should be ... by JyoI've been on a few flights (all on Alaska, I believe) where the ... by TedPlus 5 more...Related StoriesWhat was important in Aprils past?Travel Etiquette Tip: Getting to the middle seatPoll: Is it ethical to bring people on business trips?
Posted on 08 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
I have brought loved ones on business trips several times, as have almost all other business travelers I know. As long as they pay their own way, I’ve never thought there was anything wrong with bringing someone along. After all, it’s not costing your company anything extra for someone to share your hotel room or [...]
CommentsMy wife's firm send her to periodic meetings abroad, and/or ... by Chris BastianMy spouse and I have often traveled together on each others ... by vicRelated StoriesPatterned skirts. Oh my!Dealing with furloughsEmbassy Suites Business Travel survey results
Posted on 07 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
Over the past couple of years, I have made an effort to introduce more patterns into my wardrobe. Of course, shirts are the easiest place to add interest. Thanks to the inspiration of blogs like Corporette my upper-body wardrobe has slowly been evolving. However, I’ve decided it’s time to move to the next level in [...]
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Posted on 03 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know that I recommend compression socks for anyone who takes long flights. (That goes double for pregnant people!) They really do help keep my ankles and feet from swelling, not to mention reducing the threat of DVT. Even though I own several pairs myself, I am [...]
CommentsSame as you, Detroit to Tokyo as part of a 30-hour Newark to ... by MoYYJ to IAH to Buenos Aires. Thankfully not coach by Lucielongest flight was from LA to Sydney. by BVAustin to Newark to Delhi or Austin to Houston to Narita to ... by ChrisIndianapolis to Singapore via Chicago and Tokyo. Can't find ... by JoePlus 5 more...Related StoriesContest! Win a free night from Hyatt Place!!Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk ReviewWhat was important in Aprils past?
Posted on 01 May 2013 by roadwarriorette
If you listen to the news, you have probably heard about the mandatory federal budget cuts that have been happening over the last few months. I kept hearing dire warnings about the FAA cuts and flight delays, but it never seemed like anything was happening. Until now. Starting in April, TSA instituted a hiring freeze [...]
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Posted on 24 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
In my goal to make someone’s first business trip easier, I am creating packing lists, with specific items and photos, of my typical items for a four-day trip. A couple of weeks ago I talked about clothes, and next in my series of packing photos: toiletries! Toiletries create a very tricky packing situation for the [...]
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Posted on 22 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
After 18 months of research, Hyatt has recently come out with a new array of offerings geared toward the frequent traveler. The new features are tailored to guests’ individual preferences, and include a service providing frequently forgotten items, healthy new menu options, and upgraded bath amenities. Hyatt recently invited me to be their guest at [...]
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Posted on 19 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
Between the Boston Marathon bombing and the explosion in West, Texas, this week has been really hard for our country. Along with most of the country, I am sending my prayers and good thoughts to those impacted by tragedy and terror. For those of you interested in doing more, here is a list of resources: [...]
Posted on 15 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
Time for another edition of, “Is This Rude?” Over the past several months, I have noticed something happening more and more often. People are boarding planes, trying to shove their rollaboards into the overhead bins, and they just won’t fit. So they climb up onto the seat to push it in. Then they get down [...]
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Posted on 13 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
After my last couple of day trips, it is very clear to me that I need a rolling briefcase. I just carry too much stuff in my purse for it to be comfortable, especially for huge airports like DFW. Even though I’ve been talking about getting one for almost a year, it just hasn’t been [...]
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Posted on 12 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
April 2012: Although I hope you never have to travel while injured, here are some tips for making it easier. And yes, these are from my own experience. I spent a lot of time prepping for my two week conference, with strategies for packing and being out of the office that long. For some, eating [...]
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Posted on 10 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
Last week I mentioned that I discovered a new blog called Outfit Posts, where the blogger takes pictures of her outfits every morning. I love everything she puts together! She travels for work a lot, and has a really great post about how to pack for 30 days in one suitcase. While I have gotten [...]
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Posted on 08 April 2013 by roadwarriorette
It has become clear to me that a lot of travelers are not clear on how to get to a non-aisle seat politely. I’ve covered it before, but after a recent flight I figure a rehash is in order. On this particular flight a few weeks ago I had the aisle seat, and when I [...]
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