Welcome to my adventure!

I have always been fascinated by international travel. From the moment I book a flight to the moment I land back home, I love to plan ahead to ensure I make the most of every part of the journey. After travelling to over 40 countries on hundreds of flights I finally decided to do what…

28 August 2017 | LHR-BKK | British Airways | BA9

 Duration: 11h 40m Aircraft: Boeing 777-200 Class: Club World (Business) Departure: 16:00 (on time) Check in British Airways is based at Terminal 5 at Heathrow, where my flight departed from.  As this was a Bank Holiday Monday in the UK, it was a little busier than usual, but perhaps not as busy as the previous…

25 August 2017 | HKG-LHR | British Airways | BA32

Duration: 12h 40m Aircraft type: Airbus A380 Class: Club World (Business) Departure: 23:10 (on time) Check in and lounge As this was a connecting flight from Bangkok, I already had my onward boarding card so proceeded to Cathay Pacific’s “The Wing, First” lounge located near gate 1.  Hong Kong International Airport is one of the…

25 August 2017 | BKK-HKG | Cathay Pacific | CX708

Duration: 2h 55m Aircraft type: Boeing 777-200 Class: Business Departure: 17:30 (on time) Check in Cathay Pacific has several flights a day from Bangkok, and their check in desks seem to be open continuously from morning until night.  Although Cathay only offers economy, premium economy and business class for the short flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong,…

3 August 2017 | Holiday Inn Baruna Resort | Bali, Indonesia

Address: J1 Wana Segara, 33 80361, Bali Location info: approx. ten minutes North of Denpasar airport by taxi.  Close to the local beach, which has a selection of cheap restaurants nearby and more upscale restaurants further up the beach. Arrival / check in I arrived by taxi from elsewhere in Denpasar, which was relatively inexpensive and…

5 August 2017 | DPS-KUL | Malaysia Airlines | MH714

Duration: 3h 05m Aircraft type: Airbus A330-300 Class: Business Departure: 12:55 (delayed by just under an hour) Check in Bali is served by Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport.  The airport is small, but busy, with flights arriving with increasing frequency from all over the region.  Check in was relatively straightforward, with the usual separation of lines for…

1 August 2017 | Conrad Bali Resort | Bali, Indonesia

Address: Jl. Pratama No.168, Tj. Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia Location info: The hotel is located on Benoa Beach, SE of Denpasar airport.  Travel time from the airport is around 20 minutes by taxi. Arrival / check in Conrad hotels are truly luxurious, and the main reception and lobby area was no…

30 July 2017 | Holiday Inn Express Baruna | Bali, Indonesia

Address: Jl. Wana Segara No.33, Tuban, Kuta, Bali, 80361, Indonesia Location details: the hotel is adjacent to the Holiday Inn Baruna which is reviewed here.  The hotel is walking distance to the beach and only around ten minutes away from Denpasar airport, depending on traffic. Arrival: I was welcomed as an IHG member and offered complimentary…

29 July 2017 | Hilton Bali Resort | Bali, Indonesia

Address: Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia Location info: The hotel is located around 30 minutes away from Denpasar airport on the East coast of Denpasar.  A few other luxury hotel resorts are also located along this stretch of beach, such as the Westin, Sofitel, Melia and Conrad which is I wrote about…

28 July 2017 | BKK-KUL | Malaysia Airlines | MH785

Duration: 2h 10m Aircraft type: Boeing 737-800 Class: Business Departure: 11:05 (delayed by just over an hour) Check in My flight departed from the main airport in Bangkok (BKK) which is where most of the legacy carriers fly from. If flying with a low cost carrier, check to see if you’re flight is operating from…

24 Jul 2017 | LHR-BKK | British Airways | BA9

Duration: 11h 40m Aircraft Type: Boeing 777-200 Class: Club World Departure: 16:00 (on time) Check in My flight departed from Terminal 5 – BA’s base at Heathrow.  As this was the first Monday of the school summer holidays, the terminal was busier than usual.  The check in area is divided into zones – A, B, C…..