An Early Morning Flight with Tiger Air

Flying can be pretty awesome, can’t it? I never cease to be amazed by the fact that such a ridiculously heavy thing such as an aeroplane can get off the ground. My most recent little getaway, last month to the Gold Coast, saw me take budget airline Tiger Airways. From Singapore they are basically known …

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Airports, Airlines, Queues, Disorientation – the First Day of a Trip

The following post was written at various points of the day on the 11th of March, 2018 as I begin my latest trip. I’ll complete the blog later but right now I’m writing from my first flight of the journey, on Scoot Flight 109 Melbourne to Singapore. I am in Business Class – Scoot Biz, …

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Airline Review – Avianca to Galapagos!

Howdy all hope you’re well wherever you are in the world. Today’s airline review is based on my experiences flying Avianca, a Colombian based airline from Quito to Galapagos back in early October 2016. This flight was pretty exciting all told, because I was finally heading to Galapagos, one of the places I most dearly …

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Air Crash Investigation Classics – Hudson River Crash

Today, trying to freak all you regular travellers out as usual, I think this is one is perhaps the most amazing of all. Bar one. That I've seen. No-one died, the pilot is a genuine hero after the engines took in some birds not long after take off. You might remember it. So anyways, this …

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Wednesday Review – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand have a pretty good reputation as an airline, and it’s not hard to see why. I recently took Air New Zealand from Sydney, via Auckland, to Rotorua. I took a Boeing from Sydney and a Beech 1900 on the second leg. What can I tell you about the experience? Well, last week …

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The Wednesday Review – Qantas Airways

You know that earlier in the year I bemoaned Jetstar and having to travel on budget airlines. This trip I made a firm decision that I wasn’t going to fall into that trap again. To be honest, the price difference wasn’t that much, and especially for the first flight, from Melbourne to Sydney, there was …

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