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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Qantas Lounge Hong Kong | Hong Kong Airport Terminal 1

The Qantas Lounge in Hong Kong Airport Terminal 1 came joint second in The Design Air’s Top 10 Airport Lounges of 2015, and it’s easy to see why. It’s located immediately after Customs and security screening in the departures hall. Make an immediate right turn after passport control and follow the signs to the lounge, it’s no more […]

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Cathay Pacific Business Class – Boeing 777-300

Cathay Pacific Business Class Flight: CX501 Tokyo (Narita) – Hong Kong This is a review of Cathay Pacific’s Business Class onboard a Boeing 777-300 from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to Hong Kong International. As always the review is split up into several areas but I don’t provide a ‘rating’ for the flight on this page. If […]

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Cathay Pacific Lounge | Tokyo Narita Airport

Cathay Pacific’s departures lounge is located on the 4th floor in Terminal 2, accessed by an elevator next to the main duty free stores. The Lounge and Facilities The lounge itself is pretty small in size but features plenty of seating options including bar stool type seating around a communal table at one end. There […]

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Japan Air Lines JAL Sakura Lounge at San Francisco Airport

JAL’s Sakura lounge in Terminal 1 of San Fransisco’s International Airport is open to those travelling on a JAL flight in First, Business, Premium Economy and those with a booking class of “Y”. You can see JAL’s table of access requirements here. The Lounge We were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who scanned our […]

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British Airways London to New York JFK via Shannon | BA3 Business Class

British Airways run Airbus A318s from London City Airport to New York JFK Airport via Shannon in Ireland. The cabin is comprised of only Business Class seating and recently I was lucky enough to take one of these flights (BA3) with my wife in September 2016. The video shown below shows the arrival to London City, […]

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