Until July I hadn’t left my neighborhood in Brooklyn and less than 2 square miles around it. Since understanding the severity of the Covid pandemic, I was afraid to fly, seeing airplanes as petri-dishes. I flew direct from Milan’s Malpensa airport to NYC’s JFK on March 2nd and soon became unsure of when I would see my partner, Michele, as both of our nations shut their borders. Weeks turned into months. Italy was on full blown lockdown and NYC the same. Markers like my birthday passed without us seeing each other. When we were able to figure out a solution, the next stage left me anxious about the flight. There were no direct flights to Milan and I would have to fly into Rome with a domestic connecting flight. I AM NOT ADVOCATING FOR LONG HAUL FLIGHTS, UNLESS NECESSARY RIGHT NOW. But, here‘s my experience and a helpful how to fly during the Covid pandemic. I’m a person that’s an easy flier. I fall asleep before the plane even takes off; I like taking overnight …
New year, new vacation Goals and the airline getting me there.
Hey there! Blogging from King David’s Lounge at JFK and so excited to announce my next ‘N A Perfect World adventure. Side note: I love El Al’s JFK representatives and I’ve never felt safer or more taken care of. And my mom lost her phone in the taxi to the airport and they were so accommodating. One guy even saying, “I get it… I have a Jamaican mother in law…” להתראות
Today, I came across a great MapHappy.org article, “Use a ‘Fake’ Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets,” that is definitely a must-read for any avid traveller. The title says it all; the article focuses on the fact that a ticket’s point of sale can affect it’s cost, sometimes quite drastically.