We seasoned travelers of the wanderlust forget the first time we flew. It can be scary at first. The out-of-nowhere turbulence, the inexplicable weird sounds and chimes you hear that freak you out until you look around at everyone else who appear completely calm. We've all been there. I was there a decade ago until I took a nonstop 10-hour international flight. Instantly cured.
A friend of mine is there now. She has a career opportunity that allows her to occasionally fly domestically for career advancement, but her fear of flying is a major hurdle. So while she makes a decision this week to tell her boss yay or nay about her inaugural flight, I cobbled together some of my inflight video to show her how safe, relaxing, calm, and beautiful an escape that flight can often be.