TOP TEN: Airport Etiquette

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Airports are a very interesting place, incredible for people watching too! There is so much to learn, and when you start to frequent an airport, you begin to notice trends. In this topic, the trend is quite simply, bad behaviour. These are my top ten tips for good airport etiquette (or in reverse-my biggest irritations).

 

NUMBER ONE:  Be ready for Security

Seasoned traveller or not- it should be clear that airport security is at an all time high. Shoes off, laptops out, no jewelry, no coins, body scans etc. This will not change any time soon. I…

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Traveller VS. Tourist VS. Vacationer

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Working in the travel industry I know that there are different types of travellers. The three best categories I feel describe these trip takers are: Travellers, Tourists and Vacationers; these are my definitions for each.

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These are the folks that truly go out and experience every destination. They eat the local foods (street food, home cooking, interesting creatures as well as the things that can not be pronounced). These people mingle with the locals; see the sights (the must sees and the hidden treasures). The travellers will stay…

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