Tag: travel

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A Water Salute and the Breaking of a Voucher Chain

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.

Distance From Home by Day

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

2020 Year in Travel

Paul’s travel statistics for 2020. For obvious reasons, travel has been substantially lower than in recent years.

Work Travel During a Pandemic

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

A Decade in Travel: 2010–2019

Paul’s maps, charts, and other travel statistics for the entire decade of the 2010s.

2019 Year in Travel

Paul’s travel statistics for 2019.

What I Packed for PAX West 2018

A guide to packing for conventions.

My “Worst” Layovers

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

2018 Year in Travel

A summary of Paul Bogard’s 2018 hotels, flights, and driving.

2017 Year in Travel

Paul’s 2017 travel statistics.

2016 Year in Travel

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

2015 Year in Travel

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.

No, I’m Not Flying From Honolulu

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.

2014 Year in Travel

2014 has been a record travel year.

A Single Flight Round Trip at DFW

Due to a mechanical issue, my flight had to return to Dallas.

Tulsa Travel

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

Percentage of Flights on American Airlines

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

Comair Rerouting

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

Valentine’s Day Winter Weather

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

2013 Year in Travel

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

One Hundred Airports

My long-term travel goal is to fly through 100 different airports.