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 about the Qantas flight from LA to Melbourne that was delayed over the size of some airline pyjamas. It all happened because some first classRead More

Save money on flights with a very simple travel tip

The Simple Travel Tip That Can Save Money on Flights

… This post has been brought to you by Cheapflights … There are all sorts of ways to save money on flights. You can travel in the low season, fly mid week rather than weekends, opt for budget airlines, or go for a no frills ticket option. You’ll also have a better chance to saveRead More

My old and new Samsonite luggage in countryside Australia before the big trip

Travelling with Two Bags Vs One: A Luggage Tale

You know those “how to travel around the world for three years with carry on luggage only” stories? This is so not one of those. This post is all about what it’s like to travel with two medium checked in cases plus one carry on plus a large handbag from a small town in AustraliaRead More

Hangar House, Mudgee, boutique accommodation

Hangar House Mudgee: The Boutique Guest House for People and Planes

Even though my friend had clearly said he had a guest house that was also an airplane hangar I still didn’t really get it. After driving to Mudgee with my road trip buddy Peyton we’d met my friend Heath and his partner Alexey for a spot of lunch before going to Hangar House. As weRead 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

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

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

Luke Mangan, picture courtesy Virgin Australia

Luke Mangan, Consulting Chef Virgin Australia: Ten Questions

Luke Mangan has many (chefs) hats. He’s the owner and operator of a number of restaurants in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Japan including glass brasserie in Sydney’s Hilton, and Salt and the World Wine Bar in Tokyo. He has three Salt Grills onboard P&O Cruise ships, and is the consulting chef for Virgin Australia. AsRead More