Have you ever fallen asleep with the TV on? Of course you have. Frequent travelers know that the two cable TV channels you’ll most often receive in their hotel rooms are
The end of one story doesn’t always match the beginning of another. Here in
There used to be loopholes in the ticketing system that allowed you to save money by getting off “early” and routing yourself to your destination via another path or airline, but computers have taken most of those opportunities away. Years ago, it might have been cheaper to take NWA to Houston, sneak off the plane in Dallas and then take American, one-way to Miami, but not so much anymore.
In most train stations there is a large board that is constantly being updated, and this board will show you which of the tracks your train is departing from. There’s a catch; the board only shows you the final destination for your train, not the stops in between. This means that you have to pay attention! When you are in
It’s just like watching the first 45 minutes of Law & Order, falling asleep, and waking up exactly one hour later for the last 15 minutes of a different episode. You’re all primed up for the final scene in court, but the characters aren’t the same and you, in your sleepy state, aren’t really sure where things are headed. The safest thing to do, of course, is to buy a ticket for the express train (no stops). Then you’ll see the whole episode without missing the ending!
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