FLIGHT REVIEW: Qantas A380-800 First Class, Singapore – London Heathrow (SIN-LHR)
Qantas made quite a fair bit of news in Singapore just before Covid-19 with the grand opening of its first class lounge, which sadly shuttered not long after it was officially opened. The good news is, the lounge survived the pandemic; it is now reopened and received guests at full force, just as with before. I have had the fortune to experience the first...Comments 0
FLIGHT REVIEW: Qantas A330-300 Business Class, Singapore – Sydney (SIN-SYD)
In November 2022, Qantas resumed flights between Singapore and Australia, after a 20-month hiatus since Australia closed its borders in March 2020. With Australia allowing Singapore citizens into the country since November last year as a pilot before reopening the borders, I thought I’d take a trip Down Under in February this year to see a couple of friends that I have not met...
Review: Courtyard by Marriott Cologne, Twin Guest Room
Courtyard by Marriott is no Ritz Carlton, but it's functional and usually well located. So here's a functional review.
REVIEW: Gekko House – A Tribute Portfolio Collection, Superior Room
The final stop of my German run, this hotel is the first Tribute Portfolio hotel I’ve ever stayed in. While it didn’t take my breath away, the property ranks pretty high on design, and is good value for money especially for solo travellers. In this post:• What are Tribute Portfolio Hotels?• About the hotel• Location• Checking in• The room – Superior Room• The facilities•...
FLIGHT REVIEW: Finnair A350-900 Business Class, Helsinki – Singapore
Finnair’s A350 business class punches above its European peers in both soft and hard product, but how does it fit in Asia?
Singapore switches VTL on-arrival testing to ART; reduces travel history requirements
On-arrival tests changed from PCR to ART; travel history requirements shortened to 7 days Singapore earlier this week announced a slew of changes to the way it manages its Covid-19 restrictions in Singapore, and along with it made some key changes to travel requirements as well. These changes are largely in a positive direction, including using cheaper testing requirements, and simplification of how it...
Introduction: Of Banhofs and Bavarian sausages
Germany was never a top-of-mind destination personally. Despite having a good time in Berlin some years back, spending an extended period of time in the land of good beers and Christmas markets in the heart of winter wasn't exactly my idea of fun…
Singapore relaxes post-arrival swab requirements; waives tests and quarantine arrangements for recently recovered travellers
Some good news for travellers: Singapore has relaxed some inbound travel requirements, including a relaxed post-arrival testing regime, as well as exemptions for recently recovered travellers.
REVIEW: Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street, Guest Twin Room
Comfy rooms, fantastic location, excellent service; this brand new Hilton in Melbourne may just change your mind about the brand.
Earn both Qantas and Accor ALL points for your flights and stays from today
New partnership between Qantas and Accor lets you double-dip by earning points in both programmes for a single flight or stay In a partnership between Qantas and Accor that goes live today, Qantas Frequent Flyers and some Accor ALL members can now earn points in both programmes when they stay and spend at Accor hotels, or by taking a Qantas flight, under a new...