BA Club World

To Dublin & Back, with BA Club

For my annual pilgrimage home this year (all but a distant memory now), I had two key goals in mind; have the most comfortable possible journey, and score as many BA miles as I could in advance of th...

A Surprise with Thai Smile!

It is no lie at all to say that my recent trip to Bangkok was booked with impossibly late notice; I think it was one of the few flights in my life booked within 24 hours of the desired departure date...
Aer Lingus Business Class, Dublin to Boston

To Boston & Back, in Aer Lingus Business

What with flying from Kuala Lumpur back home to Dublin in British Airways’ Club World, it seemed positively offensive to then have to downgrade myself to economy for my long weekend trip to Boston to...
Ireland in Summer!

Reflections on ‘Home Time’

So I just completed my most recent trip back home to Ireland (reviews of both BA & Aer Lingus’ Business products yet to pen…) and thought it might be wise to take time to reflect on how it is to ...
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 ...