Chaos in the Airport

Most of the flights are delayed, the rest of the flights are canceled – this is something that no traveler wants to experience, but we weren’t lucky enough to avoid this situation. And why? I have no clue, but I want to tell this story for you and for the future myself. And yes, it was in Turkey again (a week ago I wrote about their taxi scammers). Don’t get me wrong – I liked Turkey A LOT, especially their wonderful capital Istanbul, but they really have problems with their transport! Let’s start with the beginning – after spending a couple of days in Istanbul we had to continue our trip to Bodrum. That morning was very nice, warm and calm. This time I was undoubtedly sure that we will avoid taxi, so we had to spend a couple or three hours on the way to the airport: we went on foot, then metro, then funicular, then on foot again and here we go – a bus going to the airport. Perfect organization! 🙂 In the airport, life wasn’t so perfect. Electricity disappeared 3 times. ALL the flights delayed or were canceled. After check-in, on boarding papers we saw 40 Read More …

The Fear Of Flying – how to help yourself?

15 years ago I was a girl willing to get a pilot’s license. I remember myself in my second flight ever. I was in a flight from London. I was sitting next to some guy from Britain who was so afraid – he was sweating and drinking wine glass after glass. Oh it was so funny to me 😀 Poor guy, hahaha 😀 Today I am one of those suffering from the fear of flying – I am even counting the days to my next flight (42 left). How funny is that 🙂 I am the one who is drinking wine, whiskey or whatever they have on board! What happened? When this stupid fear came into my life? Oh, it’s easy to answer to that question! I watched 8 seasons of “Air Crash Investigation”. That’s it. That’s all you need to start hating airplanes. One day I realized that this fear stopped me from having nice weekends in the most beautiful places in Europe – I couldn’t allow myself to fly to Paris for a couple of days. I saw my friends buying cheap tickets to Rome for 30 euros only, but I couldn’t buy them, because I knew that Read More …