I realise, now writing this many months since June, that I’ve entirely missed the boat in terms of the ‘what was it like travelling in the midst of global lockdown?’ question, but I thought I’d recap it all the same.
The last several weeks have given me the ultra-rare opportunity to sample the two competing direct flights between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur in Business Class; in both cases completely unexpected. With Malaysia Airlines, I was initially billed to enjoy Oman
After a less than delightful sleep at the Amaranth Suvarnabhumi hotel, it was back to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport for my flight on to Europe, via Muscat. I noticed during check-in a bit of a peculiarity, in that the second flight
This year, my Christmas trip back to Europe had to begin (and ultimately end) in Bangkok due to the presence of an outrageously good business class fare with Oman Air, so I had to get a little creative to not spend really any
I’ve been fervently keeping my AirAsia trips to once a year, and this was my annual exception – a roughly 2.5 hour flight over and back to Surabaya, Indonesia. The reasons are almost list-like; document check for ‘foreigners’ and AirAsia’s
Owing to the fantastic coma-like sleep (likely alcohol induced) I had in British Airways’ ageing Club World business class cabin last year to Dublin, I elected to repeat the cycle again this year for my yearly crusade back to Dublin.
On the very – almost never-endingly – long journey back from Sao Paulo, I managed to unlock what I consider to be Level 100 of every global travellers ambitions; one of the sectors in Emirates’ First Class. Promising on-board showers,
With one of the most last-minute, 3-week long travel extravaganzas of my life suddenly hurtling at me, I was delighted to finally have a chance to try Emirates Business Class on an epic journey all the way from Kuala
For my journey to Muscat, Oman – to belatedly celebrate Christmas with my mother through Chinese New Year, rapidly becoming something of an annual tradition – my options were heavily limited either to travelling non-stop with Oman Air (who have,