Blog Posts - Rants Of A Frequent Traveller



Please Don’t Move My Bag

This blog has a feature of rants by myself and this latest one is fresh in my mind as I write. If only I had the chance to tell the selfish people behind me to please don’t move my bag then I maybe calmer than I am now. But then again, they wer...
by Flights And Frustration on Mar 18, 2016

How The Latest Technology Inventions Have Changed Travel Experiences

I am certainly not the youngest travel blogger on the web and that probably influences my view on the world today. I’ve seen a lot of changes to my travel experiences from the latest technology inventions. My experiences now are significantly d...
by Flights And Frustration on Mar 11, 2016

Sex In Hotels – Is It Ever Romantic?

Sex in hotels is it ever romantic? Is it the ultimate in making the relationship sparkle or is it some seedy, hide away secret which nobody need ever know about? Well whatever it is it is not private, I can hear you! Sex in hotels or at least last ni...
by Flights And Frustration on Feb 12, 2016

Does Your Hotel Environmental Policy Make Sense?

If you’ve been anywhere near a hotel in the last 15 years you’ve probably been overwhelmed with them promoting their environmental policy. Walk anywhere near your en-suite bathroom and you’ll be greeted with the hotel environmental...
by Flights And Frustration on Jan 29, 2016

Travel Bloggers Share The Love @RyanBiddulph @the_HoliDaze

Hi everyone. This is a little bit of an unusual post update from me. It is all about the travel bloggers who share the love and offer mutual support. Or more precisely how payback and karma works for so many of us in real life.   Subscribers and...
by Flights And Frustration on Oct 26, 2015

Why Pay At The Pump Credit Card Zip Code Controls Frustrate Me

Travelling to America allows me to experience life in the largest economy in the world and some may say the most commercially focused. Compared to the UK numerous items are cheaper, such as food, electronics and the petrol price in the USA is about h...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 5, 2015

KLM Hand Baggage Policy Is Driving Me Nuts

I’m sorry to repeat my rant of a few months ago, but this KLM hand baggage policy or lack of compliance with it is now really ticking me off. Whilst I have discussed this before things don’t seem to be improving. For those not familiar wi...
by Flights And Frustration on May 29, 2015

Why are selfie sticks banned?

Are you a selfie addict? Do you just love taking pictures of yourself with other people or in fun places? If so you probably received the popular selfie stick this last Christmas as a gift. Such a shame really because there is a growing trend and rea...
by Flights And Frustration on Jan 9, 2015

How To Use Annoying Habits Of Travellers To Hack Off Everybody Else

When it comes to travel why be polite, courteous and considerate of other travellers? When instead you can use annoying habits and outright rudeness to really hack off everyone else. When you think about it travel is the prime opportunity to really g...
by Flights And Frustration on Aug 1, 2014

I Took The Flight That Was Shot Down

I dare say that like me you were horrified at the news last week of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down. So many innocent lives lost in a violent and tragic way to a conflict which has nothing to do with them. The flight that was shot dow...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 25, 2014

Deplane? – What word describes how you get off a plane?

When you get off a plane is deplane the correct phrase to use? After flying frequently for many years I’ve heard a range of terms used by airlines to describe how we will be getting off a plane. Many make sense to me yet deplane just strikes me...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 11, 2014

Why Do I Have To Get Off The Plane?

I’ve taken more than a thousand flights and there is always one thing which baffles me. That is why do I have to get off the plane when it is on a stop over? There is a lack of consistency as to how passengers are treated by airlines or locatio...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 4, 2014

Why I Hate Hotel Valet Parking

Hotel Valet Parking is surely one of the ultimate scurges of staying in hotels on business trips. I’d hate it even more if I was on a leisure trip. So let’s face facts Hotel Valet Parking is an expensive play on service which saps money a...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 20, 2014

Do you like football? Or do you like soccer?

  I’ve been travelling the world for many years and there seems to be a consistent pattern everywhere. When I meet many people for the first time one of the first things they ask me is “Do you like soccer?” At times I respond with “D...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 13, 2014

KLM You Little Fokker!

Okay, calm down I’m not swearing, honest. That is not like me. But I really must say KLM you little Fokker and not in a good way. I’ve flown on a little Fokker before, in fact many times. You can’t get enough of the fokkers with the...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 10, 2014

Please Fasten Your Seatbelt

Please fasten your seatbelt is a standard and very appropriate request on every flight you take. I say request but it should really be an order. Or even better there should be a seat belt law. The seat belt has developed as a form of safety for both...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 18, 2014

How An Asian Nose Picker Broke My Computer And Helped Me Start This Blog

When you see a nose picker in public does it annoy you? Does the sight disgust you? Does it get up your nose as much as their finger gets up theirs? Well they disgust me. Yet maybe I should thank one. For it was an Asian nose picker who helped to bre...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 15, 2014

Where Can You Find A Decent Hotel Sink Plug?

    I’ve travelled the world many times yet I’m still left asking where can you find a decent hotel sink plug?   Don’t worry I haven’t gone completely insane, well not quite anyway. It’s just something whi...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 25, 2013

Airline Lounges In The US Are Rubbish

Travelling on business can be a bind or a luxury. If you are a frequent international business traveller then you need some comfort to tolerate the job requirements. Those job requirements being hours of travel and being away from home. As a frequent...
by Flights And Frustration on May 28, 2013

5 Reasons Why I Dislike This Type Of Hotel Shower

    When you look at this picture you might think that it is a sufficient shower for you; yet I can give you 5 reasons why I dislike this type of hotel shower.     Shower Guard   First and foremost it has a shower guard. Wet...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 19, 2013


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