The City That Never Sleeps

I was on a 6am-10am airport standby when around ninety minutes into my standby I was pulled out for a trip to New York. I was very happy to see this on my roster as it was a 30 hour layover rather than the 24 hour one I’ve always done and it meant spending my…

Sleepless In Seattle

I was so excited for my trip to Seattle as it’s my favourite US city, somewhere I could definitely see myself living. I’d also booked for my sister to come and visit from where she is studying abroad in Alabama, and all was looking well until she had to connect in Houston and they were…

The Sunshine State

I was pleasantly surprised to be rostered a layover to Orlando. It’s a popular layover amongst crew due to its close location to the many theme parks and the good year round weather, so to see this in my bottom bid month was a treat and also this was a three day layover which is…

Breezy Boston

I swapped my Houston flight for one to Boston to help with changing my roster and also so that I can visit my friend Guya who lives there too. Departing Dubai at 8:30am it was thirteen hours and ten minutes over to Boston Logan International Airport in the US. It was a busy flight nonetheless,…

New York: A Helicopter Tour Over Manhattan

Continuing on from my previous post, we left Athens at 6pm and landed into Newark Liberty International Airport just before 9pm. A nice and easy ten hour flight across the Atlantic. By the time we got to the hotel most people were exhausted with the time difference and the flight over, so I headed to…

Memorial Day Weekend In California

A swap from Los Angeles to San Francisco  and it was a lengthy sixteen hours across to the other side of the world. Landing at 2pm, we made our way out of the airport and across to the hotel. Most people were exhausted after a really busy day and the eleven hour time difference from…

A Holiday To The Big Apple: Part Two

Continuing on from my last post, we finished up brunch at The Butcher’s Daughter and went back to the hotel to change and freshen up after Soul Cycle before we continued on with our day a couple of hours later. We caught the subway uptown to near the top of Central Park and strolled through…

A Holiday To The Big Apple: Part One

I really apologise for the lack of posts recently, I know I said this in my last post however I genuinely haven’t done much on my layovers other than visit the UK. Sadly on my trip to Bangkok I slept through my alarm and just ended up getting my nails done which I was so…