Friday, November 24, 2017

Fair Or Foul? Cutting Your Hair in a Hotel Room

This question is directed at my bald friend and fellow Boarding Area blogger, Lee of Bald Thoughts. Is it fair or foul to cut your hair in a hotel bathroom to spare yourself the trouble...

I’m Not Tipping Uber Either!

The Madness of March has made its way to blog comments. Some of the reactions to fellow BA blogger, Angelina's post Uber Driver Tip-Hustling Schemes Are Getting Out of Control are crazy. One guy wrote, "This...

Living Doesn’t Have to Suck, Now It Goes Without Saying

Somewhere along the way, The Points Of Life became TPOL. Somewhere along the way, TPOL decided he needed to be more marketable. Thus, it is with a heavy heart that on my logo I...

Do Not Disturb: Why Is The Sign Required?

I am leaving Michigan for the Wild West in the back of another Delta flight after a hectic Thanksgiving and a lot of driving. (trip report to follow) Yesterday, I stayed at the Hyatt...

Up In The Air: Seat Etiquette Dilemma 

Here I go again to Detroit. Tomorrow I cross into the land of darkness for Thanksgiving in Cleveland followed by a drive to Columbus, Ohio for the game of the year.  Back on Delta and...

Travel Hacking a Myth? This Reporter Thinks So

Our parents think we are doing something illegal. Our friends don't bother liking our vacation photos anymore. And our colleagues are waiting for retirement before they travel the world the 'right way'. Add in...

The Grand Tour: Being A Jerk Pays Off

What do Floyd Mayweather, Donald Trump, and Jeremy Clarkson all have in common? None of them have been nominated for Mr. Congeniality. You're either a fan of them or you absolutely detest them. Say...

Flying Middle Seat Blues

It's election day and everyone has an opinion. I'll keep my thoughts on that to myself at this time and voice it on a more pressing issue- this six hour flight from JFK to...

Back From BACON: What Bloggers Are Really Like

Prepare yourself for this TMZ post about BoardingArea bloggers. This past weekend, I was in DC for a conference where everything from politics to points was discussed. In attendance were the famous bloggers that...
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