BA Club World

The Long Haul in BA’s Club World

With the marathon flight from Kuala Lumpur to London clocking in at around 13 hours, I was delighted to find myself amongst the elite in Club World, BA’s business class proposition.   As you kno...
Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

An Average Stay at Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

As you know, I’ve been back and forth to the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang many times just in this year alone; I celebrated New Year there, went back again around March for a break, and with a few days off ...
Jakarta's Old Town

Real Traffic Jams in Jakarta

Jakarta was somewhere I wanted to visit for a few years now, but had been expressly warned by an old friend never to come and visit over a weekend; noting that it would be a most depressing, traffic-...
Road, Air, Rail to Germany!

Road, Air, Rail to Germany!

For my trip, once again, to the tiny German city of “Ochtrup”, I was hit by two major setbacks; British Airways flights’ to Dusseldorf, my normal arrival airport of choice, were being charged at a Ki...
View to Dublin!

Memoirs from Club Europe

On my return journey back from a fantastic week in Germany, I flew via London Heathrow to rack up a few extra points and miles with British Airways. The journey took me from Stuttgart to London Heath...
Seafield Hotel

A Stay at Seafield Hotel & Spa

My visit back home to Ireland this time was quite special as it was my first visit home since turning 30 (yikes…) and the schedule through the first week was purely hectic; Ireland for 2 days, ...
Deutsche Bahn ICE

Riding The First-Class Rails

The final stage of my recent pan-German epic required getting from Munich (near, but not exactly, where the wedding had taken place I’d been attending) onwards to Karlsruhe, home of a dear friend I u...
BA34 Awaiting!

A Year Later in BA Premium Economy

It’s been roughly a year since I was last back in my ‘native’ home of Dublin, Ireland, which in itself was a rush job of about 5 days to be best man at my friends’ wedding. So this year I decided to ...
KL from the air!

In-Flight Lounging to Phnom Penh!

For my trip up to Phnom Penh to catch up with an old friend, I finally came around to redeeming my spare Malaysia Airlines Enrich miles for business class. I’ll be honest and say the main reason for ...
Good Morning Shangri-La!

Unreal Luxury at Shangri-La Hambantota

As you know from my previous post, I found myself unexpected on the way, for my 30th birthday, to Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, in the far south of Sri Lanka.   First of all, before ...