Last Summer, I flew aboard the premium class cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 from Honolulu (in Hawaii) to San Francisco (in California). Hawaiian Airlines calls this premium cabin ‘First Class’ on domestic flights from Hawaii to the mainland USA, while the same cabin is designated ‘Business Class’ on international flights. IMHO, Hawaiian ranks … Continue reading Flight Review: Hawaiian Airlines A330 First Class Honolulu to San Francisco
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13th February was not the lucky day for the United engine on this Boeing 777-200 (pictured above). The United flight in question was flying from San Francisco to Honolulu and declared an emergency around half an hour before landing because some crucial bits seem to have fallen off this particular engine. A passenger on the … Continue reading Emergency! United Engine Falls Apart While Flying To Hawaii
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This morning I woke at the Fairmont Monte Carlo and expected to be greeted by Mediterranean vistas and a sunrise in the distance. Can you imagine my surprise when I pulled back the curtains and was instead met with a head-on view into the bridge of a massive industrial ship along with all its radars … Continue reading Room With An Unexpected View!
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How about owning your own tropical Caribbean luxury resort for just $10? American couple Suzanne and Dave Smith are selling off their incredible Casa Cayuco Eco Adventure Lodge, in Bocas del Toro, Panama, Central America. But instead of listing their stunning multi-million-pound island getaway for sale they are offering the chance for anyone who buys … Continue reading Win This Amazing Caribbean Luxury Resort For $10!
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Here are two flash sales that you shouldn’t miss; the Cathay Pacific sale ends today! British Airways Flash Sale The British Airways luxury flash sale ends on Monday (19th Feb) and offers Business Class flights from London and brilliantly priced 4* or 5* hotels across Europe. You have until Monday 19th February to book. Offers … Continue reading 2 Unmissable Flash Sales: British Airways & Cathay Pacific
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In this trip report, I review my flight on British Airways in European Business Class from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice Airport in France. After spending the last month knocking British Airways for their rather stingy afternoon tea offering along with the horror of bed bugs being found on board… I am very very happy … Continue reading Flight Review: British Airways European Business Class
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What you see and do on a safari is often heavily influenced by the time of year and the region you’re in. This is especially the case in Botswana, where water levels fluctuate significantly between the dry season (April to October), which confusingly sees the highest water levels, and the green season (November to March), … Continue reading Seasonal Highlights Of Botswana
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When you stay somewhere stunning like Krabi in south-west Thailand, the one thing you really need to elevate your luxury travels to something special is a villa with a view. And what a view! Majestic, craggy, sheer limestone cliffs, the pristine, turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, lush, dense mangrove forests and over a hundred … Continue reading Villas With A View In Krabi
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During my December holidays, I used my British Airway Avios miles to redeem a flight on Cathay Dragon from Hangzhou to Hong Kong. Cathay Dragon, previously known as Dragon Air, is a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, and a Oneworld affiliate. Cathay Dragon primarily flies short-haul and regional flights, while Cathay Pacific focuses on the long … Continue reading Flight Review: Cathay Dragon A330-300 Business Class
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If you have ever dreamed of discovering treasure, you will like this news piece. According to the BBC, a French mountain climber discovered a box of precious jewels thought to be debris from an Air India Boeing 707 crash in the Alps from 1966. The find included sapphires, emeralds and rubies worth hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Climber Finds Jewels From Plane Crash
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