There are several stories popping up this morning about citizen arrests by officials at San Francisco International Airport against rideshare drivers doing business with companies like Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar. This is the same airport that has sued FlightCar, a peer-to-peer car sharing service that offers discounted parking rates if you're … [Read more...]
In the News
Here are all the posts I've ever written on travel-related news stories.
I was going to take the day off, but reading The Wall Street Journal this morning I came across an interesting interview with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Uber is a car hire service many BoardingArea bloggers love to use. I'm lukewarm. It's a cool idea, but I don't use taxis or town cars very often. The first Morgan Freeman movie I ever saw was … [Read more...]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to just sell everything and travel the world? I know I have. It tends to be something you do when you’re either young or old because in between people have too many expectations of you. I don’t think it’s something I want to do while I’m still young, but I definitely look forward to the opportunity when … [Read more...]
Let me start by saying I am not a cruise person. I haven't been on one, so I can't really criticize them that much. But they certainly don't appeal to me either. The typical cruise liner tries to take all the amenities of land with it, making lots of sacrifices in terms of space and comfort. The benefit is supposedly that you get an opportunity to … [Read more...]
Actually, the first thought that came to mind was "mileage runs for trains," but these people are very clearly not traveling at a discount. If anything, it's a more expensive hobby than mine and can involve last minute flights to remote parts of the country to travel on tracks rarely seen by the public in the case of special events or weather … [Read more...]