Challenge: to fit two week’s worth of clothes into a standard carry-on.Read More
Challenge: to fit two week’s worth of clothes into a standard carry-on.Read More
Most of us are familiar with Holi as a colorful, communal festival originating in India. The roots of the famous “festival of colors” stem from Hindu legend but is now popular throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. See what this holi-day is all about and how you can join in on the celebration!Read More
At some point in many women’s lives comes a time when she must travel alone. We’ve mapped out three of our favorite true stories based off memoirs written by women travelers, showing you how to take a leap of faith and leave what you know to discover a new world–and yourself. See what we’ve learned from the travels of Rachel Friedman, Rita Golden Gelman, and a group of friends who call themselves The Lost Girls.Read More
Thank you for locking in your votes! With much ado, we'd like to present the winners of the inaugural Flight 001 Amelia Awards.Read More
Here’s to the Ones Who Dream of Travel! As an important member of the Flight 001 Travel Academy, now is your chance to place your vote on these best-of categories for the inaugural Flight 001 Amelia Awards.Read More
Romance is in the air, no matter where you are. See how cultures around the world celebrate the ones they love!Read More
Recently, Zoe, part of the Flight 001 Wholesale crew by day and a Stylist by life, traveled West Africa and the West Sahara to visit Liberia and Morocco. Her trip was full of colorful textiles, fragrant spices, and lively people. We interviewed Zoe to get her take on these two seemingly close, but very different locales and the people behind the culture.Read More
Discover Cardiff, Wales, a vibrant, capital city rich in unexpected pleasures.Read More
Fernanda is Flight 001’s e-commerce director but she is also a professional roller derby athlete. Here’s how Fernanda gets her gear into a single carry-on.Read More
Make sure you and your luggage don't have to deal with separation anxiety with these simple tips.Read More
Malgorzata Nowacka, Artistic Director of Toronto’s The Chimera Project shares her packing moves
Our Assistant Brand Designer, Joanna explores Colombia’s UNESCO Heritage city-by-the-sea and then treks deep into bush at Tayrona National Park.
The visual vibrancy of Spain has been the object of many a filmmaker’s passion. From the Surrealistic landscapes of Bunuel to the whimsy and energy of directors like Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish filmmakers themselves have had a longstanding love affair with their country. But these four films made by travelers to Spain enrapture us with a vision of the country from an outsider’s perspective.Read More
As Flight 001’s Brand Designer, Edgar travels with an eye for art and design and when he finds something unique, he wants his tools for recording it, front and center. Here are his top Flight 001 must-haves.
Planning a visit to Granada, the southern Spanish city of Moorish castles and flamenco? Here’s our guide to getting the best from this elegant and culture-rich city.Read More
One of the best parts of a taking a trip somewhere new is checking out all the beautiful architecture specific to the locale. Besides the typical cathedrals, skyscrapers, and other historic buildings, airports are also a scenic man-made addition to many places.Read More
Ever wish you could be transported into a fantasy setting? While Hogwarts or Narnia may be out of the question, some other fantasy-inspired destinations are well within reach.
To celebrate International Women's Day we've put together some key tips for smooth sailiing from takeoff to the voyage home for female travelers flying the friendly skies.
Whether you’re trying to brush up on your high school Spanish or learn an entirely new language, there are tons of free resources that can help. Forget expensive language programs or classes and check out this list of (totally free) apps and websites that will help you prepare to travel the world.Read More
Spring break will be here before you know it, and since you’ve been so good keeping that New Year’s resolution to eat better and get to the gym more often, why should you let your routine slide just because you’re heading out on vacation? We checked in with our very own resident travel experts to get their tips and tricks for staying fit on the road.Read More
You’re on your way to Italy, preparing en-route with a mid-flight glass of your favorite Chianti, but something is off. You swear the wine tastes nothing like the glasses you’ve sipped at home or at your favorite restaurant in Little Italy, even though it’s the same exact wine! You’re not crazy; your method of transportation is to blame.
The anticipation of the 58th Annual Grammy Awards tonight had us wondering about the top songs around the world right now. And while we’re excited to find out who will win the best world music album category tonight (we’ve got our err, ears, on Angelique Kidjo’s record, Sing) we know there is tons of great music out that won't make into America's homes tonight. So we did a little research.Read More
Q: Hi Flight 001, I’m heading to London, Madrid, Seville, and Barcelona for two weeks and have no idea where to begin with packing. I will be doing a lot of sightseeing during the day, and expect a few fancy nights out. Do you have any wardrobe tips? — Jessica, Santa Monica, CARead More
The thing about working at Flight 001 is someone from the office is always headed out of town. But besides their passports, what’s the one thing these travel industry insiders won’t leave home without? We asked around.Read More
You know those days where nothing seems to go right? Like Mondays in general, or the days you wake up so late you only have 7 minutes to get out the door to make it to your morning meeting, you spill your bodega coffee on your white shirt (which you never wear…) on the way into work, and somehow you completely forgot your best friend’ss birthday yesterday. Not to mention the temperature has been below freezing for what seems like months already, and, can we just ask, why is it dark all the time???Read More
After the excesses of the holidays, it’s time to take care of yourself, whether that means a gym membership, a juice cleanse, or going around saying horrid things like “Veganuary.” But there’s another school of thought which says it’s more relaxing to let someone else take care of you for a change. To that end, we’ve sifted through the data to produce a list of ten of our finest spa hotels, based on ten-plus years of Tablet customer ratings and reviews.
Let’s face it. Being connected while traveling is sort of essential to most of us, despite the pros and cons of being completely online all the time. We’ll be the first to admit that we’re guilty of choosing our hotels and coffee shops depending on the availability and quality of free WiFi more often than not. How else would we Instagram abroad?Read More
We know our travelers are tireless adventurers always looking for the next hot destination. With this constant desire to explore, sometimes taking a solo-trip is the only way to go.Read More
From playful modern Bollywood films to Italian cinematic classics, we’ve put together a list of the best foreign films to watch now, in honor of the 2016 Oscars just around the corner. Bonus: Aside from this year’s nominees, many of the films on our list are available on Netflix instant-play, so you can start your international cinema binge watching as fast as you can hit play!Read More
Traveling in style has been of the utmost importance since travel began, and over the past 100 years, travel style has become decidedly more relaxed and focused on comfort while maintaining an element of chic.Read More
While the Louvre may hold the title of most well known museum, Paris has a host of other spectacular—and sometimes overlooked—art museums. Take a look at our list of the top five must-see museums during your next rendez-vous in Paris.Read More
We had a great time at the NYT Travel Show this past weekend! Meeting our excited and travel-savvy passengers and checking out all the booths and performances was a great experience. The show inspired us to travel even more in 2016 and offered some great travel tips and destination suggestions. If you couldn’t make it out to the show this weekend, we also love the New York Times piece highlighting 52 amazing places to travel to this year for some travel inspiration.Read More
These ten sunny spots we've picked—that are not in the Caribbean—will scratch any traveler’s itch to go far and wide while soaking up the sun in perfect style, or perfect seclusion. Via Oyster.comRead More
Tired of the same old New Year’s Eve parties? Then it’s the perfect time for a change of scenery and to head to one of the top cities around the world to ring in the New Year.Read More
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from Flight 001! Wherever you’re spending the holidays, we wish you a happy, safe travel season! Here’s to another year full of new destinations and discoveries!Read More
A new year means a slew of new countries to explore, and we couldn’t be more excited by the prospect of packing our bags and hitting the open, err, skies.
The definitive list of a dozen travel gifts to give (or get for yourself) this holiday season that experts in the industry, as well as some celebs (after all, they travel all the time), can't live without.Read More
So we went on a bit of a foodie tour and found 13 traditional Christmas dinners from around the world.Read More
Short days, darkness, cold weather, gift anxiety; can someone remind us exactly why Christmas 'tis the season to be jolly? Ah, yes, well there are the parties, caroling, sweet treats, fun traditions, and time spent with family—we guess that can be pretty spectacular.
What would travel be without the perfect playlist? Somehow the right tunes have a way of making an amazing trip even better. Vancouver-born, New York-based Alex Merrell, who has traveled from St. Barth’s to Sweden DJing events for clients like W Hotels, Vogue, and Louis Vuitton, knows a thing or two a soundtrack with a sense of place. Here, her top picks for your next getaway.Read More
Hola, ciao, bonjour, namaste! These are just a few ways to say hello in different languages around the world. But just how well do you know the world’s approximately 7,000 spoken tongues? Test your cultural fluency with our latest foreign language quiz.Read More
Even savvy travelers make mistakes sometimes, especially during the crowded and high-pressured holidays. For Thanksgiving, it is expected that 47 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles, which means crowds and delays are imminent. Check out our list to avoid some common trip faux-pas and get through your hectic holiday hikes as stress free as possible.Read More
Sit back with a cup of masala chai as we take you on a tour of some of India's must-see architectural gems.Read More
We’ve illuminated the facts on the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, with some background and tips for celebrating yourself, regardless of which continent you're on.Read More
Una passeggiata through the streets of Milan wouldn't be complete with a little window shopping at some of the local boutiques. Here are a few of our favorites.Read More
We've broken down everything you wanted to know about enjoying the holiday—whether or not you're headed to Mexico to partake in the celebrations. And read on to the end to learn how you can win a special holiday treat from Flight 001 this weekend!Read More