flight

Why Staying Hydrated on a Flight Is So Damn Hard

When I’m on an airplane, the last thing I want to thirst after is my own hydration. There are B movies to watch, vodka chasers…

Is Your Airplane Seat Covered in Other People’s Pee? An Investigation

We were descending into Los Angeles from Chicago, which meant the seatbelt lights were on. Had I not woken up with an insufferably full bladder,…

Do Airlines and Travel Websites Really Raise Their Ticket Prices Every Time I Log Back On?

We’re all being tracked all over the internet, all the time. Our digital overlords are creating our realities and socially engineering us all… or something?…

A Guide to All the Travel Startups Offering ‘Surprise Vacations’

I’ve been floundering about trying to book a vacation for months now. Oh, look, roundtrip flights from L.A. to Austin are under $100. But what…