Posts Tagged "AYCJ"

This Week’s “Lost Girl of the Week”

This Week’s “Lost Girl of the Week”

Lost Girl of the Week: Kim Merritt If you've never heard of them, The Lost Girls are three friends who left their lives in New York City for a year of adventure and inspiration around the globe in 2006. (They're basically three girls that I wish I had met long…
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Check It Out: An Interview in The Times

Check It Out: An Interview in The Times

Last week, Seth Kugel from the New York Times interviewed a handful of AYCJers for  the Frugal Traveler; myself included. My name was mentioned alongside several others, including Megan Kearney from Chicago, whom I had the pleasure of meeting during a layover in Long Beach on day 30. Megan seems…
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jetBlue AYCJ: That’s a Wrap

jetBlue AYCJ: That’s a Wrap

30 days. $499. Unlimited flights. Drumroll please- the numbers are in: 24,654 miles flown on the jetBlue AYCJ pass (25,154 including a flight on Spirit Airlines, from DTW to LGA on day 37). 913 miles in a car or by bus (between cities- not including transportation within cities). 60 hours…
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Day 31: …And Beyond

Day 31: …And Beyond

You would think I was in a third world country for the past few days since I've been without internet. But no, I've just been in Ohio. Since I moved out to New York in 2006, my parents got rid of the internet and their crappy Gateway 2000. My last…
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Day 30: Back to the Midwest

Day 30: Back to the Midwest

I had a 7a flight out of Vegas to Long Beach, before heading on to Chicago. The flight was a bumpy 44 minutes over the mountains before landing in rainy Long Beach. The Long Beach airport has definitely been my least favorite on this trip, and I've had two layovers…
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Day 28: Viva Las Vegas

Day 28: Viva Las Vegas

I had a 10a flight to Las Vegas, but not before a two hour layover back in New York. By 5p (PST) I was in Vegas, and on my way to visit my family. The second I stepped foot into the slot-machine filled airport, I was overcome with an incredibly…
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Day 27: Dog Days of October

Day 27: Dog Days of October

My first lazy day in 27 days. I spent the entire day laying on the couch watching another Entourage marathon, minus a failed trip to Chic-Fil-A. We hyped ourselves up the entire 20 minute drive out there, for crispy chicken sandwiches, waffle fries, and shakes. But apparently we were the…
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