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Flying Etiquette for the Holiday Traveler

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Perhaps you remember a time when traveling by plane was something you looked forward to. Flying etiquette prevailed. People dressed in their “Sunday best”. Passengers didn’t bite, claw and scratch their way through lines. Seats were spacious and comfortable. You chose a window or aisle seat based on whether or not you wanted to check

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Ouch! Flying Is Painful!

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Carry-on luggage in overhead storage compartment on commercial airplane. When was the last time you flew? I just returned from a cross-country trip from Savannah to Spokane where I presented a four-hour seminar to an engaged and engaging audience of paraeducators. I flew diagonally across the United States. To get to

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Travel Tips for The Tipping Traveler

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Tipping can be challenging and confusing. AWN and Marriott International have partnered on a initiative that will remind hotel guests that housekeepers deserve a monetary show of gratitude in addition to the doormen and bellmen. These "tips" will help you sort through whom to tip and how much.

Anger in the Air – The Height of Rudeness

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Rudeness is rampant even in the air.  But you already knew that didn't you? If you travel at all these days, you and others are exposed to incredible behaviors. People say and do things that would have been unthinkable even ten years ago. Of course, those who behave badly at 30,000 feet blame their actions

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