Prague

The Best of Prague

By way of my mother’s belated birthday, I flew from Kuala Lumpur back to London, where we met up and continued – in the spirit of seeing something I haven’t seen before once again this year – to Prag...
Malaysia Airlines A350

Malaysia Airlines A350: First Impressions

So my (expat) “home” airline has famously been in the media over the last few years for – mostly – all the wrong reasons; missing aircraft, a revolving door of foreign CEO’s and so on. Somehow in the...
Footsteps in North Korea

Footsteps in North Korea

I’d be lying if I didn’t say a huge part of the attraction for me to go to Seoul hadn’t also been to go and visit the increasingly-tense DMZ (demilitarized zone – a total irony, considering how well ...
Lovely Munich!

A Weekend at Oktoberfest

Every few years usually, I get taken by some absolutely lunatic idea; Hong Kong (from Dublin) for a weekend, flying to Singapore in Oman Air business class, that sort of thing. This year seems to be ...
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...
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...