Do you like to travel in comfort or style when you’re on an airplane?
We’ve pointed out SeatGuruand other ways to pick out the best airplane seat to our Web Watch readers in the past, so we won’t hash over that again. But frequent flyers have indicated some trends that you should be aware of the next time you decide to book your own flight.
Let’s say that you’re travelling around the world for business.
No, make that a vacation – the story will be better that way.
And since some drugs that are illegal in the US are legal in other parts of the world, you decide to perhaps partake of something that you might be a little uncomfortable taking in the safety of your own private home.
Yes, you’re travelling around the world to get high. And to get high for the least amount of money possible.
A dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to these days.
Remember when you could buy a candy bar for a quarter? When pay phones were a dime? (We know – what’s a pay phone?). When a quarter really could get you almost anything – from a can of soda to a round on an arcade game.
Perhaps this is a better question: have you ever been to a topless beach so that you could sunbathe topless yourself?
Chances are – especially if you’re reading this in the US — is that you haven’t experienced the joys of European Sunbathing (as it’s known in Las Vegas). Unless you count that one time in Cancun where nobody knew who you were and you only did it on a dare from your drunk sorority sister.
We’ve all heard stories of finding an island retreat overseas, where an oceanside resort home with full staff, food, utilities will run you just $500 per month — who wouldn’t want to live like royalty for just $6,000 per year for the rest of your lives?