Memorial Day - Remembering those who gave all: "Between heaven and earth you're never alone...come on brother I'm takin' you home" - Radney Foster
Happy Cinco de Mayo in Outer Space A! And, remember, the prime window for overseas Cat 6 travel will be closing soon! You have about 10 days until Cat 2, 3, 4, and 5 folks begin swelling roll calls and filling terminals around the globe! The busy summer travel season begins ramping up quickly around the…Read more Cinco Days into Mayo – Time Is Running Out!
In response to the phone post yesterday, several readers mentioned the TMobile Military One Plan as another option. Here is the info on that plan. It appears that, for one or two age-qualifying people, the cost of the Senior Plan is a bit less expensive($10). However, the larger (or younger!) the family, the more the…Read more TMobile Military One Plan Addendum
A couple of years ago, Lady Cat 6 posted about communication options while traveling overseas. They range from purchasing a SIM card in the country you will be visiting, to using any of the ever-proliferating internet calling apps, to arranging with your US carrier for service while outside the US. These options are always changing…Read more A New (for us) Phone Option
Many thanks to Stephanie Montague, author of the Poppin' Smoke website, for sharing her expertise! Find the link to her site in her bio, at the end of this post! Visiting Okinawa One of the most accessible destinations in the Pacific for retirees flying Space-A is Okinawa, Japan. Although many travelers visiting Japan for…Read more Visiting Okinawa, by Stephanie Montague
As Spring is nearly upon us, so, too, are the school breaks for DODEA schools in Europe and the Pacific. The dates for 2018 are April 2-6, which means, effectively, from about March 30 through about April 8. Families frequently pull students out of class a day or so early, and return a day or…Read more Spring Travel Reminders and Misc.
Once your Space A flight arrives at your destination, where will you stay, on and off base, for the rest of your travels? How will you get around? There is a variety of lodging and ground transportation options available in Europe! Check out my guest post at Poppin' Smoke - another excellent resource for Retiree Category 6…Read more You’ve Made It to Europe…What’s Next?
What to our wondering eyes should appear, just in time to stave off the after-Christmas doldrums? A flight from NAS Whidbey to Hickam on December 29! Hmmm...bringing the year to an end with clouds, cold, rain and dark, or starting the new year off with sun, sand, heat and light...which to choose, which to choose?…Read more Out with the old/In with the new in Paradise!
The space a gods DID smile upon us! Sending off 2017 and welcoming 2018 with a hop to beautiful Oahu! White Christmas at home, and now sun and sandy beaches for New Year's... Doesn't get much more perfect than this! Happy travels!
Lady Cat 6 wishes you the Merriest of Christmases, and many Happy Travels in the coming New Year! If the space a gods smile upon us, we shall be capping off 2017 with one last hop to ring in 2018 on the beach at Waikiki! Powered by: http://www.EmailBackgrounds.com