AirAsia Review

AirAsia & The Feast

For my surprise birthday trip to Sri Lanka (more on that in a follow-up post), I was re-introduced to AirAsia after something of a long hiatus.   In recent flights, while I had never been entire...
Air Berlin

Return to KL: Air Berlin

For our return back to Kuala Lumpur, our ticket introduced us to one of Etihad’s “partners”, Air Berlin. Honestly, I’ve never flown with nor known much even about Air Berlin, always considering it as...
Etihad Review

The Etihad Experience, HKG – AUH

After an incredibly fantastic time in Hong Kong, where we were treated like royalty, it was time for the next part of the journey – a nightmar-ish 2-night stop from Hong Kong to Dusseldorf, before re...
Gold Circle Lounge

Airline Status Attitude Change

Since I started out travelling heavily, originally through backpacking and what you might call ‘extreme’ budget travelling, through to having a bit more cash and being slightly more relax...
Aer Lingus Gold Circle Lounge

Prestige to Gold; A Year of Travelling

As I’ve recounted the story (with delight) a few times on here, Aer Lingus wrote to me about a year ago advising that they had their suspicions that I was a member of another airline loyalty pr...

The Price of Leg Room & Luggage Increases…

I’ve travelled on Etihad lately, and with enough frequent flyer points to go to Abu Dhabi and back, or one-way to Malaysia, I’ve no doubt I will again soon. Having started operations only...

Back to the Future…

This afternoon (morning in Japan, evening back in Chicago – so, I’ve taken the average which puts me somewhere around 2pm) sees me sitting in a highly desirable business class seat &ndash...