Travel Roundup 6.2.17

Travel Roundup 6.2.17
  1. Stuck in London Town

British Airways faced an IT issue last weekend, causing all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow on Saturday to be cancelled. They’re blaming it on a power outage. It’s back up and running but the airline is still facing problems due to the cancellations. Read More

How I Travel for Work as a Stage Manager

How I Travel for Work as a Stage Manager

In honor of Labor Day, I thought I’d explain how I labor day to day as it is kind of unique. I am a Stage Manager on the touring production of Newsies. The show is a Broadway musical that travels the US and Canada – anywhere from one week to two months. Read More

Traveling with Chronic Illness

Traveling with Chronic Illness

Warning: this post is gonna be real. But I want to share so that others traveling with chronic illness can gain confidence.

There may be only a couple dozen or so people in my life who know my secret. It’s hard for me to talk about because it was one of my darkest points in life and continues to be an all day, every day struggle. I don’t want anyone to ever think I can’t do something because of my illness or worse, that it doesn’t exist. So I keep it at a secret because I know what my body can do and when it’s had enough.

15 years ago I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or to be more specific, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). At 13, I had a horrible week with Bronchitis and never bounced back. After many a doctor visit with a lot of skeptical doctors, I was diagnosed. Read More