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June, 2013

  • 11 June

    Travel Advice from 1480

    While View from the Wing is giving away luggage from the future, I’m offering up travel advice from the past. My favorite new find is a blog called Ask the Past.   Want to know how to kill bed bugs?  Ask 1777.  How to stop bleeding?  Ask 1644. I figured I’d …

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  • 10 June

    SpikeTV Must Be a Diamond Guest

    How do you let people know you are important and mean business? Bring your giraffe. SpikeTV is kind of a big deal.  In their words, “So big we brought a giraffe.” (He wore a bowtie, bowties are cool.) Word on the street is SpikeTV also demanded a helipad and a …

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  • 9 June

    You Can Now Subscribe to Heels First Travel!

    We now have a mailing list! Enter your Email: Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz Please note, if you have subscribed to us via email using Feedburner, you have been automatically moved to this mailing list.  The email frequency will remain the same. If you want to subscribe via RSS feed, …

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  • 8 June

    The US Airways Club is Open in Philly’s Terminal F!

    The day I’ve been waiting for has come.  I was making a tight connection in Philly, but spotted something unusual out of the corner of my eye. Well, also out of the rest of my eye. And the other one too.  I wasn’t sure I was in terminal F. Terminal …

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  • 7 June

    Win 1,000,000 miles, You think I’M crazy?, Rats in Airport Lounges and My New Elite Status in Vegas!

    Some items from the blogs I read: Aadvantage Geek finds a promo where you can win 1,000,000 American Airlines Miles.  Whew. The Wandering Aramean is crazy.  (15,000 flown miles in 60 hours) Will Run for Miles has convinced me to steer clear of the rats in the NYC airport lounges.  …

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  • 5 June

    Ballpark Food Delivered to Your Seat

    Ballpark food delivered right to your seat?  The future is here. While some hotel chains are moving away from full service, some baseball parks are embracing it.  While watching a National’s game yesterday, I noticed a sign on my seat advertising mobile ordering with Dasdak. I just had to try …

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  • 4 June

    The “Happiest Route”, Win Awesome Luggage, and When To Board When You Have Junk in Your Trunk

    Some great posts from the blogs I follow: Forget the most direct route or the cheapest route, HackMyTrip explores looking at the happiest route, and whether its worth it. Aadvantage Geek and I guessed that American (and US Airways) were going to change their boarding process.  I wondered where I’d …

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  • 2 June

    Awesome Interactive Map of Blogger’s Destinations

    I was just perusing Jeffsetter’s blog and came across a new interactive map of his destinations.  I thought this was pretty awesome for multiple reasons.  You can mouse over a destination you are interested in and see how many posts are there.  You can also drill down by region.  If …

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  • 1 June

    My New Summer Travel Shoes

    I was searching through Macy’s for a new pair of heels and accidentally came across these great travel shoes. These Style & Co shoes were a steal at $35.  They are incredibly light-weight, and are a semi-wedge.  The real seller to me was how comfortable the soles of these shoes …

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  • 1 June

    Plane Crashes Through Family Living Room–Family mostly sleeps through it

    A pilot and his passenger survived after their Cessna 177B ran out of fuel and crash landed in an apartment’s living room.  The kicker?  According to Delia Gonçalves and Simon Landau of WUSA9, the residents “didn’t see any damage to the house until they opened their bedroom doors and saw …

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