Tag: Travel

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2013 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2013 · The end of 2013 is here, which seems like a perfect time to summarize my flight activity over the last year.

2014 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2014 · 2014 has been a record travel year.

2015 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2015 · 2015 was a relatively strong year for me for business travel, with the first and last thirds of the year being particularly busy. Due to that, my total flights and hotel nights just edged above 2014’s numbers, for another record year.

2016 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2016 · Overall, my travel increased slightly this year. Unlike in 2015, my travel was relatively evenly spread throughout the year.

2017 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2017 · My 2017 travel statistics.

2018 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2018 · A summary of my 2018 hotels, flights, and driving.

2019 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2019 · My travel statistics for 2019.

2020 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2020 · My travel statistics for 2020. For obvious reasons, travel has been substantially lower than in recent years.

2021 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2021 · My travel statistics for 2021.

2022 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2022 · This year I spent 97 nights traveling, visited my 100th airport, flew 74 times (including my 1000th flight), and had some issues with rental cars.

2023 Year in Travel

31 Dec 2023 · I spent 87 nights traveling this year, picked up ten new airports, visited Iceland and Japan, and drove a go-kart through the streets of Naha.

A Decade in Travel: 2010–2019

1 Jan 2020 · My maps, charts, and other travel statistics for the entire decade of the 2010s.

A Single Flight Round Trip at DFW

7 Nov 2014 · Due to a mechanical issue, my flight had to return to Dallas.

A Water Salute and the Breaking of a Voucher Chain

30 May 2021 · I earned a United voucher from a trip I booked on another United voucher, but I finally broke that trend by taking United’s first flight between Columbus, Ohio and Portland, Maine.

Comair Rerouting

10 Jun 2014 · Comair’s strike meant I got to avoid the uselessly short flight between Cincinnati and Dayton.

Distance From Home by Day

1 Jan 2021 · On average, I’m furthest from home in mid-February each year.

Hotel Internet Speed 2022–2023

16 Jul 2023 · A decade ago I tracked my internet speeds in hotels, and from July 2022 through June 2023 I tracked them again to see what had changed.

I’ve Flown Through One Hundred Airports

21 Jul 2022 · In 2013 I set a goal to travel through one hundred different airports. In July 2022, I finally achieved my goal.

My “Worst” Layovers

7 Feb 2019 · Using math to figure out which of my layovers were the most out of the way relative to the net distance traveled.

New York, D.C., and Iceland

31 Jan 2023 · Travel stats and photos for my January 2023 vacation, including the TWA hotel, Reykjavík, Akureyri, and mall cats.

No, I’m Not Flying From Honolulu

1 Oct 2015 · Somehow, I managed to get an already used record locator for a trip I booked, which led to some issues on the airline’s website.

One Hundred Airports

16 Aug 2013 · My long-term travel goal is to fly through 100 different airports.

Percentage of Flights on American Airlines

31 Jul 2014 · For a while, over half of my total flights had been on American Airlines.

Time at Home During COVID-19

19 Apr 2020 · While I’m fortunate that my health and finances have both been well during the COVID-19 crisis, this has been the longest time I’ve been home for this long since I started traveling for work in 2009. I created a chart and some statistics about this time spent at home.

Tulsa Travel

29 Aug 2014 · It’s not uncommon to have delays going through Chicago, but this Monday’s trip to Tulsa was a bit involved.

Valentine’s Day Winter Weather

17 Feb 2014 · Due to the system delays caused by Winter Storm Pax, my flights home on 14 February went through rather a lot of transitions.

What I Packed for PAX West 2018

26 Apr 2019 · A guide to packing for conventions.

Work Travel During a Pandemic

11 Nov 2020 · My job has had me fly a few times since COVID-19 restrictions started, and it’s an odd experience.