Haneda vs. Narita: Which of the Two Tokyo Airports Should You Use?

Haneda vs. Narita: Which of the Two Tokyo Airports Should You Use?

Until a couple of years ago, very few international flights used Haneda airport and very few domestic flights used Narita airport. As such, travelers had very little choice in which Tokyo airport to use. Domestic passengers were lucky to be able to use the conveniently…

Review: First Cabin Kansai Airport (Capsule Hotel)

Review: First Cabin Kansai Airport (Capsule Hotel)

If you have an early morning flight out of Osaka Kanai airport, you can either stay at one of the many hotels that can be found just across the bridge on the mainland, or pick one of the two hotels located directly on the airport island. Last month – before catching an…

Trip Preview: Visiting Palmdale to Fly on NASA's DC-8

Trip Preview: Visiting Palmdale to Fly on NASA’s DC-8

Last year, I was fortunate enough to fly on NASA’s airborne observatory – SOFIA – in Christchurch, New Zealand. Last month, I had a chance to experience another one of the agency’s research aircraft – Douglas DC-8. I won’t talk much about that in this article…