Category: Martha’s Grab Bag

How to Make the Most of a Weekend Paris Vacation

Zipping from place to place is always a struggle—but the hardest part about quick trips is feeling like you’re missing out. As a flight attendant, this is a regular occurrence. Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or simply stopping over,…

5 Incredible Road Trips Around the World

If you’d prefer to stay grounded for your next vacation and give flying a miss, how about a road trip instead? Of course, you may need to fly to actually pick up your rental car and explore a new place,…

Difference between Virgin, Re-refined, and Recycled Engine Oil

Most of us are prejudiced against using used products such as engine oil similarly to how we are against used cars. But does the same logic (products that were in use have already given everything good they had had) work…

Post Holiday Travel Hacks

Traveling after the holidays is a must if you want to get back home or want to go anywhere for a vacation. Sometimes it’s better to head out for the holidays after everyone else is back at home. Then, you…

Why a Motorcycle is the Best way to See a New City

If you’re in the mood for a change of scenery, you may desire to travel. Whether your trip is a vacation or a permanent move, one thing is for sure: seeing and experiencing a new city is best done on…

Quick Recipes Done in Your Hotel Room with #ExperienceTransat

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There are times when the snacks in the hotel mini bar just won’t cut it. Let’s face it, there are only so many Pringles, Kit Kats, and pretzels a girl can down before needing something just a little bit more…

5 Tips To Consider When Packing Your Carry-on Luggage

The excitement of flight can quickly be filled with frustration and drama when your packed luggage goes missing. Being a flight attendant, more than once I’ve been approached by harried passengers misplacing their luggage (which is a nice way of…

Camping Survival Infographic

Living in such a technologically rich world, we have learned to become heavily reliant on our smart phones to assist us in daily tasks. From banking to texting to taking photographs, the smart phone is an essential tool in almost…

Turbulent Skies: The Top 10 Stories of Flight Attendants Getting Fired

There’s turbulence in the skies above, but it’s not always caused by changes in air pressure. Sometimes it’s the flight attendants themselves. Whether they’re bad seeds or are just having a bad day, some FAs just take it too far.…

The Frugal Flight Attendant’s Guide to Hotel Meals on the Cheap

Hunger Games Most of us have been there – layover in a strange city, restaurants are closed, the room service is too expensive, and the snacks in the mini-bar just don’t scream “Nutritious!” What’s a girl with an appetite to…

The In-N-Out of ‘Plane Spotting’

What is “Plane Spotting”? Explained by by Matt Tonks and 19 others at WikiHow.com Aircraft spotting, also known as plane spotting, is a popular pastime worldwide. As a hobby, it brings a number of enjoyable elements for the participant, including getting outdoors, making meticulous observations,…