Some good exotic destination to travel around the world:- Emperor Penguin Colony, South Coast, Antarctica Blue Lagoon, Iceland Alnwick Poison Garden, Northumberland, England Fiji Island, South Pacific Ocean Igloo Village, Finland Island of the Dolls, Mexico Sahara desert, North Africa Mumbai has something for everyone!1. If you like the sea, Nariman Point is the pRead More »
This is one of those things where the real answer is, 'Well, whoever asked this clearly has never flown on SQ.' As everyone here has noted, flying domestic in the US and flying internationally on SQ is like the difference between taking the bus and getting care service. You wind up the same place, sure, but one is a hell of a lot more pleasant.you won't add specifics to the stories mentionRead More »
Costco Kirkland luggage is really durable, comes with extra zipper pulls, and has a warranty that you can't beat that doesn't require you ship it to some repair center. That much said, at least last year's (may have been redesigned for 2011) Kirkland carryon model is technically an inch or so longer than at least one airline size limit (I think you measure it at 24" with the rubber feet things),Read More »
DO NOT, I REPEAT, DO NOT TAKE A TAXI FROM THE AIRPORT. My family and I flew into CIA and, after getting through customs and whatnot, attempted to get a taxi. A sign with a legal regulation on it stated that a trip inside the Aurelian walls would cost 30 euros. My dad spotted a taxi driver and asked how much it would cost for a ride to our AirBnB. He showed the driver his phone, which displayeRead More »
Can I buy a fully refundable Emirates business class ticket for lounge access and then cancel before I fly?
Depending on your airport, you might have to go through migrations in order to get to the lounge. That might be a problem.If that’s not the case, you can easily go to the reception of the lounge and indicate you got a call and had to postpone the flight for the following week. Hopefully they’ll find you a spot within the same class of service.You then call the call center, cancel and aRead More »
For international travel always take adapters for the power outlets. Have ebooks/books/offline stuff to read/do. Bring more for unexpected delays. Be hydrated. Bring candy to bribe/socialize with flight attendants, you may get a free upgrade. Bring luggage tags. Take a picture of where you parked and email it to yourself with the airport name in your email so you can search itRead More »
The most-challenging airports are those with safety hazards. These hazards may be topographical, weather-related, traffic-related or caused by congestion on the ground. Operational changes also create hazards.There are a number of airports with ground contours on or near the airport that create problems. Some examples: San Diego, CA's Lindbergh was notorious for planes having to maintaiRead More »