How I survived a total of 24 of travel (And unsolicited advice on how you can too)

Be polite to airline personnel. At the airport, they are god. Do not underestimate them. Ask them how their day is, say please and thank you. I got a free upgrade to business class on my connecting flight, an extra bag checked for free, unlimited international phone calls and a ride across the expansive airport…

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“Be brave. Learn a lot. And know that God is always with you.”

I leave for Barcelona today. Naturally I had about a million errands to run. I was nervous and stressed, and going 100 miles per hour. I had forgotten about the joy of my upcoming adventure and was letting my last few hours at home slip away. Comfort came in the form of kind words from…

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