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A couple dudes having a GREAT time at an airport

So very nice to see people enjoying themselves. Here are a couple guys having a great time at an empty airport terminal. Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), to be specific. After learning that they'd have to spend the night after their connection was…

Following the Grimsvotn ash cloud

I have quite a few flights scheduled over the next 10 days so am trying to watch the Grimsvotn ash cloud closely. Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, is doing a pretty good job with updates via twitter.…

Germanwings coffee

Isn’t really all that good. But how important are onboard purchase to these low budget carriers’ bottom lines? According to a story in its in-flight magazine glorifying its bistro selection, GW sells, on average, 400,000 to 450,000 cups…

LJ Pic of the Day (or, Ljubljana airport shuttle)

So I stuck my head out the kitchen window yesterday afternoon and saw some guy in the building across the street masturbating. His first floor window was wide open, curtains fluttering in the breeze, and he spanking his monkey in front of…

They didn’t find my prosciutto*.

Here's a cool still life by photog Taryn Simon of food confiscated at New York's JFK airport over a 48 hour period. I love the hog head center piece. * that's pršut in Slovenia

Ta-ta Ryanair, ciao Wizz

Well, that was fast. Just six months after beginning service from Maribor, Slovenia's second city, to London Stansted, it looks as though Ryanair is abandoning the route. Bookings can still be made through 27-March. It's not a total loss.…

Did I do something wrong?

About an hour after an interesting discussion Sunday afternoon about the charges brought against Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk --more about what the Nobel prize winner called a "freedom of expression issue" here-- I tried to log on to this…

RyanAir finally lands in Slovenia.

As of Thursday 7 June, that is, with the long-anticipated service between Maribor (MBX), Slovenia's second city, and London-Stansted (STN). Three flights weekly - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. I'm not a huge fan of RyanAir (although…