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Window or Aisle?
Chatting with a
chase binder, travel writer
for new hampshire’s Concord
Monitor, has been traveling the
world with her husband, bud,
for more than 20 years.
Where are you headed on your next trip?
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We don’t know! We’re trying to decide
between India and the Galápagos. I’m
leaning more toward India, but my husband’s
thinking South America. We really need to
How many countries have you visited?
Our most recent trip to Burma [Myanmar]
was number 94 or 95.
What destination is still on your bucket list?
Well, my husband and I need to negotiate.
I would love to do Antarctica, and he wants
to go back to Vietnam. We did a tour of
Southeast Asia, traveling to Bangkok and
Cambodia, but didn’t get to stay very long
Do you have a favorite country?
People ask that all the time, and it’s hard to
choose. We really enjoy Southeast Asia. We
like the food, the people, the mystery of the
culture, and the scenery. Everything there is
so different from what we’re used to — and
that’s one of the things we travel for. In terms
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of comfort levels, we like to travel outside of
What started the two of you traveling?
My husband had a colleague who had a
sudden heart attack and passed away in the
late 1980s. My husband called me and said,
“I want you to book that trip to Switzerland.”
He said he didn’t want to get to retirement
and become too ill to travel. He wanted to
travel while we were young and bring the kids,
so we could climb a mountain in Switzerland
or ride horses across the savanna in Africa.
Do you have a favorite part of the flying experience?
This may sound strange, but I love the smell
of an airport. You walk into it and there’s that
smell of jet fuel and excitement. It says to me,
“This is great, we’re going somewhere.”
Window or aisle?
When we’re in Coach, opposite aisle seats
because it allows for more flexibility and
more room. When we’re in business or First
Class . . . who cares!
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - September 2013
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Top College Football Rivalries
Hub Crawl: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport
Wine & Dine: Las Vegas Dining
Golf: Pacific Links International
University Spotlight: Salisbury University
Style Spotlight: Yacht Club
Gear Up: Cookout Tools
Travel Feature: Jamaica
US Airways: Countdown to Departure
Great Tastes: Fearrington Village, NC
Professional MBA: Wake Forest University
Travel: Apps for Business and Leisure
High Style: Fashion by Peter Millar
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
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US Airways - September 2013