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When To Get To The Airport

This video reveals my super secret strategy to NEVER missing your flight again!

Beyond Your Backyard - Yosemite Lake Tahoe

Get ready to explore a gorgeous part of the United States! Erik and the crew start at Lake Tahoe and work their way south to Yosemite National Park. Outdoor recreation and panning for gold are part of the fun!

Delta's Free WiFi and Others

Bored flyers rejoice! So, Delta airlines will offer free WiFi on most flights! This is one of the things that Delta is good at, making consumer-friendly operational decisions. Who, in their right mind, could argue AGAINST free WiFi? Nobody.

How Southwest Became SouthWORST

Cutesy advertising is one thing. But you have to take care of your people and your infrastructure. And when you don’t, it's a disaster waiting to happen. And that’s what we got this holiday season. 

  

Flight Delays Explained

It’s time to talk about the industry we love to hate… commercial airlines - or as I like to call it, the world’s collective punching bag! But I’d like you to help me change that. After all, the numbers don’t lie.

Travel Tip: Respect The Travel Day

Vacation thrill seeker, beware! The travel days are to be respected. 

Low Cost Air Carrier WARNING

Are all airlines created equal? Well, yes and no. Yes, for the most part they safely fly people, pets and cargo to places all over the world. No because ticket price has everything to do with fleet size, seat size, route schedule and amenities. 

Try A New Airline

Last week, SkyTrax announced the results of their annual airline passenger survey and published the world’s Top 20 Best Airlines. Not a single carrier made the top 20.

8 Best Places to Visit In Europe

Did you know Europe is the world’s second smallest continent? That's right! Europe welcomes more than half of all the visitors in the world. As a matter of fact, seven of the 10 most visited countries in the world are European nations! Ancient history and diverse cultural heritage are two of the reasons people visit today.

6 Tips on How to Beat Jet Lag

I am about to get on the plane. My bags are packed and my passport is ready, but am I ready? “Jet lag”, ladies and gentleman, is a dish served as wholly in first class as it is in coach. However, here are a few quick tips to beat jet lag before it beats you!

Travel Hack - Boarding Time vs. Departure Time

This is a huge travel tip! Plan your air travel by the boarding time NOT the departure time! Do you know the difference? This video explains WHY this is the best air travel practice!

Bimini Bahamas In Full Color

Bimini is a district of the Bahamas and consist of two main islands located 50-miles east of Florida. 

Beyond Your Backyard Episode: Winston/Salem

Join Erik as he gets a history lesson about the Moravian culture of Old Salem. Prepare to be entertained as he challenges a professional baker to a cookie-making race at Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookies, and fine tune your senses as he experiences the grandeur of The Reynolda House Museum of American Art. He’ll also dig into some delicious and award winning southern cuisine at his visit to Sweet Potatoes Restaurant.

The FAA Wants To Hear From You

For the first time since its creation in 1958 the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) is possibly considering regulating the size of your seat.

Explore the United States!

National parks, small towns, big cities, beaches, forests, desserts, this country is big and diverse! Get out there and explore! 

Beating the 2022 Vacation Woes

This may just be the most important travel crossroads you’ll come upon. Allow me to elaborate. It’s July 2022 and a few key roadblocks are in our vacation path (so to speak). Let’s review…COVID 19, supply chain issues, bigger bill at the supermarket, the war in Ukraine, staffing shortages, high inflation, canceled flights, monkeypox, peak summer travel demand, the kids are out of school (and bored) and, to top it off, topping off the gas tank requires a new mortgage on your home with a 23% percent APR!

My Top 10 in Hawaii

Never been to Hawaii? Watch this short video about Erik's favorite places and helpful information. Includes stops in Honolulu, the "big island", Maui and more. Consider a cruise to see the most from our 50th state! Thanks for watching, liking, subscribing and sharing these videos with your friends!

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