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Traveling with children through the airport

Traveling with Children: The Airport with Toddlers

I have been asked for advice about our experiences in traveling with children.  The question has to do with the specific logistical challenges involved with traveling with children through the airport (I am going to write a separate post with tips for keeping kiddos happy on the airplane soon).  Here is a round up of our hard won advice […]

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MSP Airport Tips and Secrets for those passing through for TBEX

I am happy to welcome those of you coming to MSP for TBEX to my home turf!  MSP is my home airport, and I am happy to share some tips for you for the time that you spend here in passing through (these tips are for those flying into Terminal 1…if you are flying on […]

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Layover in New York?

Stuck on an extended layover in New York?  You don’t feel like you are trapped in airport purgatory!  If you have a layover of 4-6 hours or more, you have time to head into Manhattan for some great food! From JFK:   Start by taking the air train from JFK.  You can either take the […]

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The kids play area at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Kid and Child Friendly Options at Minneaspolis St Paul Airport

For those traveling through MSP / Minneapolis St Paul Airport with kids, I have good news.  The Minneapolis St Paul Airport is overall a pretty kid friendly airport. **For the most part, the features that I am referring to relate to Terminal 1 (the main airport terminal) and not to Terminal 2 (the Hubert Hunphrey Terminal) except for […]

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Late Night at the Airport; Overcoming Communication Barriers While Half Asleep

Another night…another late arriving flight.  Another planeful of passenger who are not where they want to be.  This is a story of resolving communication barriers while half asleep at an airport. To be completely fair, airlines transport an astounding number of passengers to their destinations each and every day with no delays whatsoever.  Unfortunately, this […]

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Seats at the MSP airport

Working MSP Airport: Attack of the Fog Monster

It all started with the fog.  It crept like a wraith, obscuring the landscape under a fluffy, ethereal blanket. From all that I can tell from my post at the re booking center at the MSP airport, parts of Minnesota as well as North and South Dakota have been eaten by a giant fog monster […]

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Pei Wei Asian Restaurant at the MSP airport

New Asian Restaurant in MSP Airport

Next time you are traveling through MSP, make sure to stop here! They even serve breakfast! Should I start with the delectable hint of lemongrass, garlic, mint and cilantro intermingling playfully in my dish?  Or the lovely, crispy rice noodles sitting quietly on the side of the dish, waiting for my culinary pleasure.  Maybe it was the […]

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Seats at the MSP airport

Please don’t be one of “those” people…Flying on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is time for giving thanks.  On this Thanksgiving eve, I am giving thanks for the fact that I am not at work at the airport tonight. I realize that you all have your reasons for traveling on this particularly inauspicious day.  You couldn’t get any extra time off of work or school, your already […]

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