Another island hop in the Philippines meant another small flight for Flying Fluskey. Between Busuanga (Coron) to Caticlan (for Boracay) we opted to take the bijou airline Air Juan. These guys have little land planes and also operate sea planes on some of their routes (sadly, not on ours).
It’s January 2018 and it’s time to head east again. Ah Asia! This time we are off to the Philippines, via Hong Kong. Leg 1, London to Hong Kong is Done and dusted (feel free to read London to Hong Kong in Upper Class experience with Virgin Atlantic here). Now leg 2, and we have chosen… Continue reading A Review of Philippine Airlines A330-300 V3 Economy HKG – MNL
Virgin Atlantic Airways has come up with a novel new way to share some Yuletide cheer. “Where I Want For Christmas”
Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class cabin is their top most cabin offering. It is listed as a business class cabin and so lies somewhere between British Airways Club World and First Class (just as a comparison).
When I say to people that I am taking a flight with easyJet, there are two very distinct reactions. Reaction 1 – Nose wrinkles as if a bad smell has entered the room, “Oh, sleazyjet!”. Reaction 2 – Slight surprise followed by a genuine smile, “Oh ok”. It seems that easyJet has its fans and… Continue reading A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV
Taking to the tracks, is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special. Here are… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel
It takes photos, it sends messages, it can even keep you entertained with little birds who seem a little disgruntled but the following apps will help turn your smart phone into a powerful travel tool too. When I went backpacking in 2009, I had to seek out internet cafes. I took an old phone that… Continue reading My Favourite Travel Apps
This week, on 22nd March 2017, my Virgin Atlantic plane was hit by lightning, which was very normal. We returned to Gatwick, which was not. What happened? Is lightning dangerous? Will I finally get the right things out of the overhead locker!?
£390 return to Sri Lanka? And on Emirates!? And confirmed!!? A no brainer! We booked that evening. When January 2017 finally rolled around, we packed our bags and head off to London Gatwick Airport to catch our flight. The Airport Experience Emirates uses Gatwick’s North terminal which (when I visited in January 2017) was undergoing… Continue reading A Review of Emirates A380 Economy LGW – DXB
In the last few days of our grand tour of Europe (otherwise known as the Ryanair jaunt) we were residing in Aix-en-Provence at our friend Phil’s house, We all decided to take a day trip into Marseille as it is only a short bus ride away. THE PROTEST En route to the bus stop,… Continue reading Marseille, France – Protests, Puffing and Panting