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...
Path to the Skyway Residences

Path to the Skyway Residence

It seems like only a few months ago that first-class dreamers like myself (i.e. folks who love the idea but are safe in the knowledge they’ll never have the funds to fly in first) were aghast a...
Abu Dhabi Airport

Killing Hours in Abu Dhabi Airport

If, like myself, you’ve started trying to circumnavigate the tired old traditional ways of heading out towards Asia or Australia from Ireland which used to take us only very slightly east as fa...
Private Unit Times Square...

The Curious Case of the Private Unit

Leaving off from last time, we were en-route to Abu Dhabi, somewhere between the main meal and the surprisingly acceptable pre-landing “keep you alive” wrap. The last time I had to wait a...
Winter Escape.

Winter Escape.

With the lingering and painful memories of trying to reach the airport at the crack of dawn a large number of times in the past few years and the – admittedly, comfortable – Aircoach jour...
Asia 2012

Revisiting Old Ground.

It’s been well over a year since I’ve been doing any sort of serious travelling – so long in fact, that Hostelworld recently sent me an e-mail asking me (paraphrasing heavily) somet...
The Disillusioned Frequent Flyer

The Disillusioned Frequent Flyer

Having recently got a heap of holiday leave approved for the end of the year, myself & Anna set about looking to book our flights – with Etihad naturally, what with me having thousands of f...

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...