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How to Choose the Best Seat On a Plane ?

How to Choose the Best Seat On a Plane ?

Kids, turbulence, leg room, sleep : what are the best seats in a plane ? is giving you the best tips to find the best seats for a comfortable flight.

Choosing a seat in a plane is more important than ever. With reduced space, finding the perfect seat for your flight is key to a great journey. What are the best seats on a plane ?

Best seat if you are afraid of turbulence

Vast question ! We say, it depends… If you are afraid of turbulence, the best seat for a relaxing ride is a seat over the wing. That’s where you will feel turbulence the less. (What is turbulence, should you be scared of it ? Read our guide here.)

We also recommend, if you have the choice, to pick the biggest plane you can find. Turbulence are usually less felt in a big plane.

Best seat for space

If you need space, if you are tall and need legroom especially, we recommend an aisle seat in the second exit row. Exit row are wider for security reasons. If you have to exit the plane in a emergency landing, you will be firs to leave too… Many planes have two over-wing exit rows. Choose the second row, simply because first exit row will not be able to recline in front of you.

Best seat with Kids

If you are traveling with kids : the best seat is a bulkhead seat next to a window. you likely get the whole row though, with dad, mom and the little one. They are usually located at the front of the plane. You will feel a bit safer and won’t annoy any passenger in front of you…

Best seat for large passengers

If you need a large seat, any aisle seat will do. But be aware that people will come and go next to you all the time… Avoid window seats.

Best seat to sleep

If you like to sleep on a plane, we recommend a window seat near the front, on the left side of the plane. that’s where there is less “traffic” with people getting up to walk or go to the bathroom. When on a window seat, you wont bother anyone by having to get up all the time… and you, yourself, won’t have to get up all the time. And you can lean against the window. Let me tell you, on some Delta Airlines flights, that seat was the best on the plane ! A lot of space between the window and the seat, and even a “mini bar” to store drinks. It was heaven. The front of the plane is also less noisy.

San Francisco to Los Angeles : The Best Road Trip in the USA

San Francisco to Los Angeles : The Best Road Trip in the USA

Road Trips are a once in a lifetime experience : is gonna give you the best Road Trips to do : San Francisco to Los Angeles.

The best, the biggest : San Francisco to LA

Do you have a three week vacation ? Well, here is the best road trip that will do in your lifetime. Start at San Francisco. Great city to visit with a lot of things to do. Don’t rend a car just yet. Use public transportation, bus and bikes. Then, only then rend your car and off you go into your first adventure.

First stop Yosemite

Yosemite is maybe the most amazing National Park in the USA. Bear, wildlife, trekking… it’s a stop that you must make.

Next Stop : Death Valley

Then, head to Death Valley . One of the hottest place on earth. Do not forget to bring a lot of water. It’s not joke, when it’s really hot in spring or summer, you can die in minutes if you are not hydrated enough. Do not drive too fast too, your car will suffer too.

After Yosemite, we recommend taking a short detour to Bodie . the best Ghost Town to visit in the USA. It’s been preserved and left as is since it was abandonned. It’s like the people never left though. A truly amazing experience.

Next Stop : Las Vegas

City of Sin, even if you don’t like Casinos, Las Vegas is a good stop, especially during the week. Hotel prices will be a bit cheaper, free parking and buffet. If you are on a budget, it’s a good stop.

Monument Valley

It’s not the closest landmark, but definitely a must-see. Located in Utah, this is where most Western Movies by John Ford were shot back in the 60s and 70s. You can spend the night in the Valley too.

Joshua National Park

And after that ? Joshua National Park is also a must see destination. Again, it can be very hot there, so don’t forget water, and hats. The Sun is harsh and dangerous.


Next Stop ? That will be Los Angeles . city of Angels. Loads of things to do here: the Famous Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica, Venice beach, maybe a basket ball game to see the Lakers ? The City is enormous so be prepared to spend a lot of time in your car. The view from the Griffith observatory is also a stop that you have to make. Like Cinema and tv shows ? Universal and Warner have a lot to offer. You will visite the set of famous TV shows, or maybe see a few actors…

Interstate 1

If you wanna do more, a loop, we also recommend driving on the interstate 1 to Big Sur . Maybe the most beautiful drive you will ever do. Spend the night in Big Sur, then back to LA to take the plane back home. The Road Trip of a lifetime.

Time Travel: ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Trailer Shows De-Aged Harrison Ford

Time Travel: ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Trailer Shows De-Aged Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is young again thanx to technology : Indiana Jones 5 will show a 80 years old Indiana Jones with a twist.

Indiana Jones is coming back. And yes, Harrison Ford still plays the character. 13 years after the last movie, the actor doesn’t want to let go of the part. George Lucas did not write the story and Steven Spielberg is not the director of this new Indiana Jones 5. James Mangold writes and directs.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ is due for release on June 30, 2023 in the US. It will show a younger Jones, fighting the Nazis. “My hope is that, although it will be talked about in terms of technology, you just watch it and go, ‘Oh my God, they just found footage. This was a thing they shot 40 years ago,’ ” producer Kathleen Kennedy recently told Empire.

What does it look like ? Here is a snapshot.

Indiana Jones 5 - Harrison Ford de-aged

Harrison Ford was a bit shocked himself: “This is the first time I’ve seen it where I believe it … I don’t think I even want to know how it works,” he said. “It doesn’t make me want to be young, though. I’m glad to have earned my age.”

And Ford confirmed it will be his last Indi movie. “This is it,”.


And the trailer below :

San Francisco allows police ‘killer robots’ in the streets

San Francisco allows police ‘killer robots’ in the streets

San Francisco is the first city to allow robots to kill for police in its streets.

Remember Robocop ? It’s becoming a reality in San Francisco. The High Tech City has allowed ‘killer robots’ to patrol in the streets. A spokesperson for the police said “robots could potentially be equipped with explosive charges to breach fortified structures containing violent, armed, or dangerous subjects”.

Those robots could in the near future “incapacitate, or disorient violent, armed, or dangerous suspects who pose a risk of loss of life”.

But how will it be used ? The City board stipulates that only a limited number of high-ranking officers could authorise the use of lethal force by those robots. Their use is for now, not in operation. “No policy can anticipate every conceivable situation or exceptional circumstance which officers may face. The SFPD must be prepared, and have the ability, to respond proportionally,” a spokesperson said. The City Police doesn’t own any of those robots yet.

World Cup : Ivana Knöll, the “sexiest” Croatian supporter that shakes Qatar

World Cup : Ivana Knöll, the “sexiest” Croatian supporter that shakes Qatar

Ivana Knoll, the unofficial World Cup’s ‘sexiest fan’, make Qatar blush during the World Cup, by wearing little clothes in stadiums.

Croatia is still in the World Cup, and Ivana Knoll has no intention to leave Qatar until her country is eliminated. The Croatian model, 26, first caught attention during the match between Croatia and Saudi Arabia.

Since then she made social media exploded at every game. She wears little clothes and doesn’t fear arrest in Qatar, despite strict modesty rules in the conservative country. Male and female visitors advised to ‘dress modestly’ in public during the World cup, but Ivana Knoll is here to make Qatar think again. “how my dress or bikini can hurt someone? Please explain me that”, she says. “I heard about the rules and I was shocked. The dress code forbids showing shoulders, knees, belly and everything and I was like ‘Oh my God, I don’t even have the clothes to cover all of that”, she adds.

“I was super angry because if I’m not a Muslim and if we in Europe respect hijab and niqab, I think they need also to respect our way of life, our religion and in the end me wearing dresses, bikinis because I’m Catholic from Croatia who is here because of the World Cup. But when I arrived I was surprised they were not making any problems about dressing, they allow you to wear everything what you want – except in government buildings, and in the end that’s fine”.

Ivana Knoll says she doesn’t fear being arrested. She probably won’t be though…

How to Prepare for a Long Trip : Tips from Doctors

How to Prepare for a Long Trip : Tips from Doctors

Long Flights, or long Trips can be exhausting: gives you all the best tips to prepare your Body.

1. Sleep, sleep and sleep

The best way to travel with little fatigue is to get enough sleep, doctors recommend. Planning, stress and the even excitement of your first vacation in a year (or years) can add a lot of pain to your body. So don’t forget to sleep well and a lot a few days before your departure. When traveling, you will be exposed to a lot of new viruses and bacteria. Help your immune system by getting a lot of rest.

2. Workout

Just like you would stay in shape for summer or for everyday live, workout before a long trip. Your body will have to deal with walking, lifting heavy bags, steps down, steps up, waiting in line… etc. So be prepared. Boost your system before your vacation is the best way to travel well, according to doctors.

3. Drink… water

Drink a lot of water before a long trip or flight, according to doctors. Staying well hydrated is key. Drink at list two or thee liters of water per day. It will boost your system. And when you are flying, remember to also drink a lot during the flight. No coffee or soft drinks, water, water and water. Caffeinated drinks and alcohol will cause dehydration of your body, and you don’t want that during a 8+ hour flight.

4. Supplements

Try immune-boosting supplement before travel. It will help your body prepare for that long trip. Five days before your vacation or business trip, take some vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, and probiotics. Doctors recommend taking those supplements to help the body fight viruses and bacteria that you will no doubt encounter at the airport, in the bus or taxi, or in the plane.

Top 5 tourists things to visit in San Francisco

Top 5 tourists things to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco is amazing City: is making things easier for you to visite the best tourist attractions.

1. Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz, the infamous jail closed in the 60s after three inmates managed to escape. Home of Al Capone for a few years. It’s a must see but be sure to book your tickets in advance, it’s a very popular attraction. The only way to get there is by boat.

2. The Golden Gate

Maybe the most famous bridge in the world. Built in the early 20th century, the Golden Gate Bridge sometime disappear in the fog. Stretching 4,200 feet and towering as high as a 65-story building, the bridge is located in the City limits. It’s not easy to get there if you don’t have a bus tour. Bike or by car is the best option ! While you are there, don’t forget to explore the Presidio Park, located before the Gate, if you come from San Francisco. Land’s end is also a must see. After you crossed the Bridge, the Marine Headland’s and its abandoned military stations is also something that can’t be missed. Sausalito is also a nice little town to visit before coming back to SF.

3. Twin Peaks

Without a car or a tour bus, don’t think of going. It is very, very steep. But once you are on top of the Twin Peaks, you can see the whole City of San Francisco. Magical view. But we recommended going on a sunny day, obviously…

4. Golden Gate Park

New York has Central Park, San Francisco has the Golden Gate Park. Home of the hippie movement in the 60s, it’s not a local favorite for running.

5. Lombard Street

We all know that weird street. Eight sharp switchbacks and stretches down a steep slope from the Presidio East to The Embarcadero. Get there by bus or bike, and then walk down (or up) the street. Be aware that Lombard street is actually very, very long. The famous part is located at the very beginning if you come from downtown SF. Not too far from there are the painted ladies, the famous houses that you see in the TV show Full House. Get in the park and will have a very nice view of the City.

Bonus : Cable Cars

The Cable Cars is an attraction that can’t be missed. They are active since1873, and help locals to run up and down the hilly city. Since the1950s, these cars run only for historic and tourist reasons. Seventeen miles of track still exist and are now à historical landmark.

Airline Carry-on Luggage Restrictions: the best guide

Airline Carry-on Luggage Restrictions: the best guide

Airlines have a lot of restrictions for Carry-on luggage: gives you all the details you need to know.

1. What size is carry-on luggage ?

A carry-on luggage in a store is not a carry-on luggage in a plane. Most of the times, airlines will ask you to bring, for domestic flights, carry-on luggage the size of 22″ x 14″ x 9″. And be careful, it includes handle and the wheels. Why ? That way, everyone will be able to store their bag in the overhead bin.

2. What is the weight limit for carry-on luggage ?

Size matter, but weight too ! Domestic flight don’t require a weight limit, as long as it fits in the overhead compartment. But airlines will ask you to be reasonable. Don’t overpack. You probably wont be weighted though.

3. Additional personal item ?

A carry-on luggage a personal item ? Lucky you, the airlines don’t count laptop bag, purse, briefcase and other small luggage as carry-on luggage. But the smaller the better. Don’t bring that enormous stroller or that big instrument. This could go in the aircraft hold… Better ask the airline first if you plan on bringing large items.

4. What is allowed in a carry-on bag ?

A lot of stuff are not allowed in carry-on bag : firearms, lithium batteries, potentially hazardous items, some liquids… You can’t take containers of liquid, paste, aerosol, gel, or cream larger than 3.4 ounces. The security will take that away from you.

Business Travel Tips from Frequent Travelers

Business Travel Tips from Frequent Travelers

Business Travel is unlike any other Travel : gives you the best advice to travel for work.

1. Travel with a carry-on only

Business Travel are never that long. You don’t need a big bag for a few days. At most, you will likely travel from Monday through Thursday or Friday. Your stuff will fit in a carry-on, that you can bring with you in the plane. Plus, checked luggage takes times when you leave and when you arrive. Don’t waste your time.

2. Choose a practical and strong luggage

A fancy luggage will get you some likes, but a resistant luggage will get you anywhere. With carry-on suitcase, choose one that has spinner wheels, and therefore, can follow you in any direction. But don’t Forget to choose one that will fit in the overhead compartment in the airplane. Usually, they are 22″ x 14″ x 9″.

3. Check in in advance

As a business traveler, you will likely won’t spend time checking in at the airport. Most airline apps allow you to check in for your flight early, or even change your seat. With your electronic boarding pass, you won’t need to print it.

4. Bring portable chargers : smartphone AND laptop

The worst at airport or in planes, is to be out of battery. Don’t forget a portable charger for both your phone and laptop. Keep it in your luggage at all times.

5. Travel essentials

Always have a pack with Travel essentials ready to do at home : toiletries, medication and first aid kit are recommended. You don’t want to have an headache during the flight and nothing to make it go away.

6. Earplugs

You never know where you are gonna spend the night, or several nights. The hotel might be noisy, so earplugs are highly recommended for a good night sleep. That air conditioner might also give you some trouble sleeping…

7. How about lounge..

As a business traveler, you likely have access to the airport lounge. Ask you company if you can get an access, it will be a relief when you wait for your plane at the airport.

8. Watch what you spend

It’s likely that you will have to put expenses on your personal credit card and then be reimbursed by your company. So don’t lose anything, keep track of everything. Take a picture of every receipt and make a quick list of every dollar spent.

9 Never Pack the morning of your flight

Don’t be in a rush. It’s better to prepare for your trip the night before. You will then have a better night sleep, knowing everything is ready to do. Monday mornings are always stressful, don’t add stress to stress !

10. Visit , have fun !

If you have time, take the opportunity to explore the city you are in. Business is business, but those trips are also a good way to quickly discover something new. If you can, take some time off and have fun.

The best Tips to Travel Well for Christmas Period

The best Tips to Travel Well for Christmas Period

Traveling during Christmas can be a hassle : gives you the best advice to travel during the holiday.

Christmas is often a holiday where a lot, A LOT of people travel. By car, bus, train or plane, it’s the busy season.

1. Plan ahead

Like every trip, it’s always best to plan a trip in advance. During Christmas, you also have the stress of shopping for gifts, and sometimes cooking etc… So why no book your flight as early as possible ? And it’s cheaper too, the closest your are to Christmas, the higher the prices will go.

2. Packing : pack the least items possible

Take warm clothes obviously, but you dont need to much. An outfit for Christmas and then, maybe plan to wash some clothes if you are going away for a week or two.

3. Passport and travel infos

Check that your passport is still in date before booking travel. You might also need a visa if you travel abroad.  Travel info: boarding pass, address of your hotel… Store all your important document digitally, by sending yourself en email. Simple, you will find it when you need it. But also make a backup, by printing all your infos.

4. Avoid Peak Travel Dates

To escape busy airport, why dont you leave a few days before everyone else ? If you’re on a family trip, try and leave before everyone else. It will make things way, way easier. It’s even easier if you’re going away on a vacation as a couple, or even on your own.

5. Take an extra bag

During Christmas, you will likely come back with gifts. So don’t forget to take an extra bag, something light, to bring back all those wonderful gifts your family will offer you.