Everyone has guilty pleasures, and if you pretend like you don’t, you’re a liar on top of having an embarrassing guilty pleasure. And in the interest of full disclosure, we will reveal top flight attendant guilty pleasures. Guilty & oh so proud of them :P
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The dawn of cinema happened just about the same time man first took flight, so it’s no doubt airplanes and aviators have been a frequent theme throughout film history. Despite the case, movies, books and television series toils best when we, flight attendants can recount to them. When we can see ourselves on screen or reflect back to a similar experience, it’s nearly as if the director is telling our life story.
From runway chic to psychedelic space cadet, flight attendants have worn a staggering variety of outfits in nearly nine decades in the air. Uniforms were mandatory from the get-go, with the first flight attendants in the 1930s wearing reassuringly nurse-like kit to inspire confidence in plane passengers. Since then, uniforms over the years have woven together aviation history and vintage fashion, with female attendants regularly being at the forefront of popular imagination.
Copenhagen is not only the coolest kid on the Nordic block, but also gets constantly ranked as the happiest city in the world. The backdrop is pretty cool as well: its cobbled, bike-friendly streets are an enticing concoction of sherbet-hued town houses, craft studios and candlelit cafes. Add to this its compact size and it is possibly Europe’s most seamless urban experience.The city’s good looks are also intrinsically linked to the famed Danish flair for design, with its industrial-chic bar, fashion scenes and culinary revolution. Yet Copenhagen is more than just seasonal cocktails and geometric threads; a bounty of beautiful beaches, wooded parks and elegant lakes also await just minutes away.
Like the swans which frolic on its eponymous Alpine lake , Geneva is a rare bird. Slick, cosmopolitan and constantly perceived as the Swiss capital, the people of Switzerland’s second-largest city chatter in almost every language among streets paved by gold. The headquarters of the World Trade Organization, World Health Organization, International Committee of the Red Cross, the second-largest branches of the United Nations and World Bank are here, along with the overload of luxury hotels, boutiques, jewellers, restaurants and chocolatiers accompanying them. Beneath this flawless exterior, lies a fascinating rough-cut diamond, peopled by artists and activists educated in international schools, drifters and denizens.