Cheap Airfares, the best time to buy revealed

Cheap Airfares: The Best Day to Book Flights Revealed

There are some things I’m very happy to spend money on when I travel, and other things I’d really rather save my pennies on. In my book, cheap airfares mean more money for a special treat at my destination. It could be a special tour, an amazing dinner, a spa treatment or few champagne momentsRead More

Marc Newson designed Qantas Premium Economy seats, image courtesy Qantas

Is Qantas Premium Economy Worth the Extra Money?

It can be tough having champagne tastes on a beer budget. Especially when you know how good that champagne tastes. As someone who makes her living from writing when it comes to flying my budget is sadly more suited to economy than the pointy end of the plane, but thanks to the clever use ofRead More

British Airways Club World Yin Yang Seats, image courtesy British Airways

The Best Seat in British Airways Club World Business Class

When you have the option to stretch out on a flat bed on a long haul flight after sipping champagne, eating yummy food and watching new release movies it may seem a little precious to care about which flat bed you’re in. Upon discovering I would be flying British Airways’ Club World from Sydney toRead More

Cathay Pacific Business Class flat bed, image courtesy Cathay Pacific

Cathay Terrific: Flying Business Class with Cathay Pacific

When you only have a few days to spend somewhere you want to make the most of them, which is why flying through the night and arriving first thing in the morning is a great idea. The only slight downside is that after flying through the night you may not be your sparkiest for theRead More

Shower Spa Emirates A380

Shower Spas and Champagne in the Sky on Emirates A380s

“You’ve packed light.” When I hopped into a taxi with nothing more than a handbag and asked to be taken to Sydney’s international terminal I have a feeling my driver thought I was going to meet someone getting off a plane. When I explained I was going to New Zealand he seemed rather impressed. IRead More

Givenchy Pyjamas on Singapore Airlines

A Love Affair with Airline Pyjamas and Sleep Suits

While I would not have been impressed if I was one of the people on the plane that day I can’t help but laugh every time I tell people the story of how a Qantas flight from LA to Melbourne was once delayed over the size of some airline pyjamas. It all happened because some firstRead More

Owen Beddall, Confessions of a QANTAS Flight Attendant

Owen Beddall, QANTAS Confessions Author: Ten Questions

Having shared a lot of laughs with flight attendant friends over the years I know that they have some great tales to tell, so when I heard there was a book called Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant: True Tales and Gossip from the Galley I knew I’d found my next holiday read. In hisRead More

Singapore Airlines Suite Class Review

Double Beds, Dom and Givenchy in the Sky – Singapore Airlines Suites Review

There’s a moment where you check your watch on a long haul flight and realize there’s still eight hours to go. Usually I would greet this with a bit of a sigh and shift my weight in my economy class seat, but on my recent flight from Singapore’s Changi airport to Zurich I was thrilledRead More

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Bar, picture courtesy Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Review

Yesterday you may have heard something strange in the distance or felt a disturbance in the force field. Perhaps your dog or cat pricked their ears and curiously put their head to one side. I must apologise for that. That was me, howling ‘Noooooooo!!’ at the news that after ten years, Virgin Atlantic will soonRead More

Butterfly Garden, Changi Airport

Changi Airport Singapore: Ten Top Things to Do

Of all of the “I love Changi airport” stories I’ve heard in the past week my favourite comes from my friend Gary. Despite the fact that he lives in Singapore, he confessed “I love Changi so much I checked into the Crowne Plaza when I landed once because I didn’t want to leave the airport.”Read More