Lesson 1 of what I am sure will be 10,000,000: know your transit visas and be confident.
When I went to check in at SFO on my flight to DC a warning came up on the screen stating that I did not have all of mt documents. 111 more words
When September rolls around this year, I’ll be boarding a plane for my first international flight.
There are any number of things I have to freak out over for that – something going wrong with my tickets (because I booked through a third-party site), getting lost in LAX (I feel like this is self-explanatory), over-packing (I don’t want to check my bags), occupying my time for a 15 hour flight (again – I don’t want to bring too much stuff with me), feeling super cramped/claustrophobic (nice long 15 hour flight), and of course, my obvious make-me-want-to-hyperventilate anxiety about being on a transatlantic flight when I’ve only been on a two hour long (round-trip) flight in the last 15 years (insert any and all flight related fears here). 1,130 more words
Lots of action, drama unfolded in the past few days surrounding FIFA and the future of football in general. Camps were formed, strong opinions, stronger press conferences, FBI in action, twitter flooded with emotions – all possible ingredients of a classic Hollywood movie came into life in a week. 437 more words
HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. 873 more words