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Yes, this was a Travel Avalanche. I have pretty good travel karma but it caught up to me on a recent trip. While I blogged about it here for my trip from Norway to Colorado Springs and here for the return trip, Joe Sharkey of the New York Times felt there were some lessons to…

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BAcon: Day 3

This is my final post about Randy Petersen’s awesome first-ever BAcon conference for BoardingArea bloggers held in Colorado Springs.  It began with a 39-hour trek just to get there, followed by Day 1 and Day 2 events. Sadly, I had to leave very early this morning to fly back to Norway. Since I was flying east, I…

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BAcon: Day 2

Yesterday I posted about Day 1 of Randy Petersen’s BAcon conference at the beautiful Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. Day 2 began early with Randy leading a recap of the previous day and an introduction to what we can look forward to today. This day was different because there were actually two tracks running…

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BAcon: Day 1

As I reported before, getting to the BoardingArea Conference – affectionately known as BAcon – was quite an ordeal involving an airline strike that made for an unplanned overnight in Oslo, Norway. This has been a travel tale of taxis, buses, trains, and planes. Oh, and another flight canceled due to weather. But the 39-hour…

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BAcon — I’m Trying to Get to You, Really I Am!

My trek to Colorado Springs for Boarding Area’s BAcon conference is going to be an interesting case of planes, trains and automobiles. Wideroe, a regional airline in Norway and the largest regional airline in the Nordic countries, went on strike today. The strike is expected to continue for the next day or two. (This just happens…

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