Delayed Again? Your Flight Survival Kit

It doesn't take something as extreme as a plane breaking open to cause flight delays. A missing flight crew, bad weather, or just bad luck can leave you stranded in the purgatory of the airport where time drags on and there's nothing but nitrate-choked fast food nearby for sustenance. It happens to the most organized of travelers, even those with spotless karma. Here's how to make the best out of a bad situation. ...more

I used to be an iPad hater, but when my flight in ORD was canceled after traveling for hours ...more

An Unexpected Trip to Texas: Granny Panties, Beaches, and Barbecue

 We sadly waved au revoir to Florida, boarded our plane, and prepared for a long day in the sky. As our connector flight arrived late in Houston, we rushed to the next gate, only to get there in the nick of time. I walked up to the stewardess, handed her the boarding pass, she looked, and replied "You don't have seats. Just wait over here." I panicked, "What do you mean we don't have seats? I checked in this morning!" "Just wait over here, please." I looked at Mr. MBA and the kids wondering what would happen next....more