Sri Lankan Airlines Business Class – Airbus A330

Sri Lankan Airlines Business Class Flight: UL605 Melbourne – Colombo Checking out the Sri Lankan Airlines Business Class service from Melbourne (Australia) to Colombo (Sri Lanka). The flight was taken during the afternoon/evening, departing Melbourne at 4.55pm and arriving into Colombo at 10.15pm (local times). Total flight time just under 10 hours. Seat The seats […]

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New Boeing 787 Qantas Dreamliner – my first flight

Qantas have got a new plane – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  I took a ride inside ‘Great Southern Land’ from Melbourne to Sydney as Qantas test the aircraft before commencing international operations. I shot a short video of the flight taking a look at the seating configurations, inside the cabin, in-flight entertainment, and the domestic […]

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Inside The Dish – the Parkes CSIRO radio telescope

I recently flew from Moorabbin to Parkes in NSW as part of a longer trip up to Longreach and back. After landing at Parkes I grabbed a hire car and made my way to the CSIRO Radio Telescope, popularised in the 2000 Australian movie ‘The Dish‘. I was given a really informative and interesting behind […]

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Qatar A380 Business Class Bar!

The Qatar Airways A380 service from Doha to Melbourne that we flew has a bar onboard for business class customers. It would have been rude not to check it out so we spent a bit of time in there trialling the bar snacks, enjoying a few martinis and chatting to fellow travellers. As usual, the […]

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Qatar Q Suite Business Class – travel vlog

Qatar Airways have a new business class offering called Qatar Q Suite which I checked out on a flight from Doha to London. Q Suite is fitted on Qatar’s Boeing 777s and features a combination of front and rear facing seats, some of which have partitions which can be opened to create couples and family spaces. Each Q […]

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How to spend one day in Tokyo

I recently had the opportunity to spend one day in Tokyo on a stopover from the USA back to Australia. I’d always wanted to visit Japan before, it’s been on my top 10 list of countries to visit for ages. So when we had the chance to stopover in Tokyo, even for one day, I jumped at […]

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Apricot Lounge Ho Chi Minh Airport | Tan Son Nhat International

by Andrew Donadel Apricot Lounge Ho Chi Minh City The Apricot Lounge at Ho Chi Minh’s Tan Son Nhat International airport is a  shared lounge for One a World airlines and is located on level with, with access down to the lounge by the elevator near the Duty Free shop. Lounge and Services The Apricot […]

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Plaza Premium Lounge Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1

By Andrew Donadel The Plaza Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1 is located near the C departure gates. For this trip, I am flying an airline with which I don’t have any status and so I’m taking advantage of the complimentary PriorityPass card that came with my credit card. Lounge and Facilities The […]

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QF422 Melbourne Sydney Qantas A330 Inflight Snack

morning tea onboard QF422 Melbourne to Sydney

Occasionally when flying between Sydney and Melbourne ­Qantas operate an Airbus A330 instead of the usual Boeing 737. This is good for a few reasons, there’s slightly more space, the flight is shorter, and if flying in Business the Business Class cabin and experience is usually better. In Economy (where I was) on a morning […]

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The Pier Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge by Andrew Donadel

We love guest reviews from fellow travellers, it’s always great to hear other people’s views on lounges and airports we haven’t visited yet. Today we hear from Andrew Donadel, a Gold Frequent Flyer with an upcoming list of travel destinations long enough to make anyone envious, with his review of Cathay Pacific’s “The Pier – First Class” lounge in […]

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