Jason Cochran

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Archive for December, 2010

Dec

30

2010

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Virgin Atlantic responds, barely

Tweet Isn’t it hilarious that even its e-mail response was 22 hours late? A rep from Virgin Atlantic swore he sent an e-mail to me at lunchtime on Wednesday, but of course I didn’t receive one. He resent it after I provided a second e-mail, in case he had mis-typed the first one. Finally, it […]

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Dec

29

2010

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Three videos of my 32-hour JFK debacle

Tweet I didn’t take many videos of my little sojourn in JFK during the blizzard, partly because I was busy strategizing a way out of there, and mostly because AT&T made uploading anything except the simplest tweet or photo such an impossibility. I got one video, the McDonald’s one, out (which was good for Fox […]

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Dec

27

2010

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‘Lord of the Flies’ snowstorm disaster at JFK, courtesy of Virgin Atlantic

Tweet This is a new one. I’m blogging from the floor of Terminal 4 at JFK. The short version: Despite the fact that a ferocious snowstorm was approaching full gale, Virgin Atlantic refused to cancel my flight to London. Unable to change my travel without incurring a $250-plus fee, I was forced to go to […]

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Dec

10

2010

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Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu, Peru: What you need to know

Tweet My recent silence has everything to do with travel. I was on The Golden Trudge. I took a trip to Peru, where I visited Cusco and did the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. When I tell people what I’ve been up to, many of them coo and instantly ask to hear all about it. […]

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