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    Business Travel: Expectation Vs. Reality

    "Will you be traveling for business or pleasure?" Pleasure?! LOL.

    Expectation: Exciting travel to glamorous places.


    Expectation: Breezing through airport security because you've carefully perfected your routine.

    Reality: Sike, you're stuck behind someone who hasn't been on a plane for 15 years.

    Expectation: Getting lots of work done from the comfort of business class.

    Reality: Getting your knees crushed for a six-hour flight.

    Expectation: Arriving to your destination looking fly in your perfectly pressed suit.

    Reality: Wrinkled suit and a coffee stain on your shirt.

    Expectation: A rental car that would make James Bond jealous.

    Reality: PT Cruiser.

    Expectation: Fancy dinners at fine establishments.

    Reality: Gross fast food for every meal.

    Expectation: Weeklong stay in a five-star hotel.

    Reality: 24 hours in a questionable motel.

    Expectation: You won't be affected by jet lag.

    Reality: There is a reason they're called red eyes.

    Expectation: Relaxing in your hotel bath.

    Reality: Quick, cold showers in between meetings.

    Expectation: Having the most productive meeting ever.


    Expectation: Nothing will go wrong as long as you perfectly plan out your trip.

    Reality: All of your flights are inexplicably delayed and there's nothing you can do about it.

    Expectation: You'll have so many airline miles, you can go anywhere.

    Reality: The last thing you want to do in your free time is get on another plane.

    Expectation: Free Wi-Fi in your hotel room.

    Reality: Haha, yeah right.