"Our maintenance crew is fixing a problem that should only take a few minutes but which will haunt you for the duration of the flight."
Tags:air travel, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, traveler, travelers, traveling, travellers, travellers, travelling, passenger, passengers, announcement, announcements, bad sign, maintenance, maintenance crew, problem, problems, fixing, repairing, repair, repairs, safety, apprehension, foreboding, fear, fearful, anxiety, anxious, transportation
"This is coach class. Let's lose the smile."
Tags:flight, flights, bus, buses, train, trains, airline, airlines, class, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, economy class, coach class, economy-lass, coach-class, smile, smiling, travel, travels, transport, travelling, transports, repress, suppressing, steward, stewardess, frequent flyer, frequent flier, stewards, stewardesses, happy, happiness, over happy, smiles, tell off, tell-off
"I understand the Everest climb used to be quite a chore."
Tags:mt. everest, everest, mount everest, mountain, mountains, the himalayas, nepal, tibet, china, climb, climbing, mountain climbing, climber, climbers, mountain climber, mountain climbers, chore, escalator, escalators, technology, modern, modern life, sherpa, sherpas, white privilege, picnic, picnics, champagne, lazy, laziness, first world privilege, dark tourism, tourism, tourist, tourists, travelling, traveling, traveller, travellers, traveler, travelers, trip, trips, easy
"Finding myself between a roc and a hard place...,"
Tags:literature, literary, word play, play on words, bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worm, book, books, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, book lover, book lovers, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, bookstore, book store, bookstores, book stores, travel, travelling, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, sinbad, voyage, voyages, modern, modern life, modern world, airplane, plane, planes, airline, flight, flights, flying
"We saw the Great Wall and lots of pagodas, and I have a transplanted stomach."
"I'm afraid the trip is off—our government is cracking down on illegal aliens."
Tags:alien, aliens, martian, martians, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrials, science fiction, sci-fi, spaceship, spaceships, flying saucer, fly saucers, ufo, ufos, u.f.o., u.f.o.s, unidentified flying object, unidentified flying objects, trip, trips, travel, traveller, travellers, travelling, traveler, travelers, traveling, tourism, tourist, tourists, government, governments, immigration, immigrant, immigrants, illegal immigration, illegal alien, illegal aliens, illegal immigrant, crack down, crack downs, cracking down, foreigner, foreigners, international, bureaucracy, immigration policy, wordplay, word play, pun, puns
"No, I've never been to the Hamptons, but I have been in hellish traffic."
Tags:date, dating, first date, dates, couple, couples, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, hamptons, long island, new york, upper class, fancy, pretentious, snob, snobs, snobby, wealthy, wealthy people, rich, rich people, traffic, traffic jam, bumper to bumper, holiday traffic, summer traffic, beach, beaches, expensive, flashy, bad traffic, hamptons traffic, new york traffic, long island traffic, travel, travelling, vacation, vacationing, vacations, holiday, holidays
Island of Lost Guys.
"As a courtesy for the inconvenience, please accept a voucher for three additional hours of your life, redeemable upon your death."
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, traveler, travelers, traveling, travellers, travellers, travelling, passenger, passengers, delay, delays, delayed, late, inconvenience, voucher, vouchers, service, customer service, death, life, waiting, wait, long waits, redeem, redeemable, courtesy, wasting time, wasted time
Bus for Dogs
Tags:bus, buses, transport, transportation, bus company, dog, dogs, passengers, passenger, role reversal, dogs driving, driving dog, human-like dog, animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owners, pet owner, bus driver, bus drivers, coach, coaches, travel, travelling, traveling, traveler, travelers, travellers, traveller, bus tour, bus tours, tourism, tourist, tourists, road trip, road trips, tour group, tour groups
Information: You are a tourist.
"We must be in the Village."
Tags:city, cities, urban, village, villages, town, towns, small town, small towns, rural, lost, confused, confusion, traveller, travellers, travelling, traveler, travelers, traveling, tourism, tourist, tourists, city folk, city slicker, city slickers, city dweller, city dwellers, map, maps, ny, nyc, new york, new york city, greenwich village
"Do you remember, Peg—are we on our way out or on our way back?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, gridlock, congestion, crowded, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, summer, summertime, remember, forgot, forgotten, long wait, long waits, modern life, travel, travelling, traveling, roadtrip, roadtrips, road trip, road trips, stuck, trapped, highway, highways, motorway, motorways
"But having less legroom puts you closer to your screen."
Tags:plane, planes, airplane, airplanes, screen, screens, legroom, leg, legs, flight, flights, flying, fly, flies, hostess, air, air hostess, cramped, crowded, full, packed, space, no space, less space, economy, economical, economy class, film, in flight, in flight entertainment, in-flight, modern life, modern world, airline, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, travel, travels, travelling
"Why didn't you bring a cardigan or lightweight jacket?"
Tags:cardigan, cardigans, fashion, fashions, clothes, clothing, luggage, suitcase, suit case, pack, packed, packing, travel, travelling, travelling light, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, tourism, airport, airports, airport security, security, tsa, customs, customs official, officials, bureaucracy, just following the rules, following the rules, nosy, nosiness, search, searching, mess, messy, comment, judging, judging, secure, secured, underpack, overpack, under packed, over packed, under prepare, under prepared, over prepare, over prepared, be prepared, preparation, planning, planned, plan ahead, plan
"But I take it a canoe trip along the lower Amazon does not appeal."
Tags:travel agent, travel agents, travel agency, travel agencies, traveller, travellers, travelling, traveler, travelers, traveling, tourism, tourist, tourists, canoe, canoes, canoeing, amazon river, amazon, old age, elderly, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, fitness, health, bad idea, retirement, retiree, retirees
"I never think about cholesterol when I'm on vacation."
Tags:vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, break, breaks, trip, trips, travel, travelling, traveling, food, heath, healthy, unhealthy, eating habits, unhealthy diet, cholesterol, cholesterol level, picnic, picnics, barbeque, barbecue, barbeques, barbecues, diet, diets, summer, summertime, cookout, cookouts
Grim Reaper on a desert island
Tags:death, grim reaper, grim reapers, reaper, reapers, desert island, desert islands, island, islands, nothing, empty, vacation, vacations, break, breaks, holiday, holidays, trip, trips, travel, travelling, traveling, tree, trees, palm tree, palm trees, remains, dead, destroyed, destruction, ideal, perfect vacation, perfect holiday
"Miss you, too."
Tags:couple, couples, long distance relationship, long distance relationships, long-distance relationship, long-distance relationships, ying yang, ying and yang, motel, motels, hotel, hotels, missing, yin yang, yin-yang, yin and yang, separated, separation, separations, miss you, chinese philosophy, chinese religion, taoism, daoism, travelling, traveller, travellers
"I like Europe. They're not afraid of a few germs."
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, bartenders, travel, traveling, travelling, traveler, travelers, travellers, traveller, grub, grubby, unclean, grimy, germ, germs, spreading germs, unhealthy, unwashed, europe, european, beer, beers, alcohol, drink, drinks, drinking, drinker, drinkers, cultural differences, unsanitary
"Washington, New York; New York, Boston; Boston, Washington. How was your day?"
Tags:business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, businesspeople, businessperson, businesswoman, businesswomen, travel, travelling, corporate culture, corporate, travels, brag, bragging, insincere, work, working, jet, jetting, jet setting, fly, flying, flies, bragged, brags, boast, boasting, boasts, transport
Man (Mostly) Left Buried In Sand
Tags:vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, beach, beaches, coast, coastal, sand, sandy, leave, annual leave, summer, summery, summers, summer people, travels, travelled, travelling, summer house, time share, time-share, time shares, time-shares, summer home, summer homes, summer houses, tourists, tourist trap, bury, buried, buried alive, surreal, surreal imagery, strange, strange imagery
Spanish Moss is a soft,silver-gray tropical epiphyte that uses tree limbs for mechanical support.
"A trillion bottles of beer on the wall, a trillion bottles of beer..."
Tags:space travel, travel, travels, travelling, traveling, road trip, road trips, song, songs, singalong, singalongs, long drive, long drives, long flight, long flights, flight, flights, air travel, bottles of beer, vacation, vacations, family vacation, family vacations, rocket, rockets, rocketship, rocketships, rocket ship, rocket ships
"I'll go on a cruise, but not if I'm forced to learn things."
Tags:beach vacation, beach vacations, informational cruise, informational cruises, travel, traveller, travellers, travelling, travels, cruise, cruises, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, travel company, travel agent, relax, relaxing, relaxation, time off, me time, adventure, adventures, destination, destinations, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, spouse, spouses, husband, husbands, wife, wives, marriage, married