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2019 Plans

What are your travel plans for 2019? Mine seem to be centred in Asia, Europe and Pacific. At this stage I will go to 15 countries. In Asia, I will spend a few months travelling to eight countries (none of them are new destinations) and in the Pacific: Australia and New Zealand (not pictured on the map below). I want to see if I can finally try either ANA, Eva or Garuda, airlines that have been ranked five star by Skytrax. Every time I get close to trying them, it does not happen! This may…

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Exploring Thailand’s Koh Samui – Review and Tips

I have been wanting to visit Koh Samui, Thailand’s second-largest island (after the famous Phuket) for ages. A spare weekend and a crazy desire to get to an airport that has a code starting with “U“ gave me the opportunity! Seriously! Like the other places I have visited, I have rated key aspects of the place. We chose to stay in the Bo Phut area which is a quieter part of the island and includes one of the most popular tourist attractions: The Fishermans’ Village. The other popular tourist areas on the island: Chaweng with the…

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Boutique Bangkok Airways blows me away

Every now and then you get a reminder of what flying used to be like and a glimpse of what it could be like. Porter Airways in Canada is one such “boutique” carrier and Bangkok Airways is another. This was the 90th airline I have ever flown. Bangkok Airways started back in 1968 as Sahakol Air,  the first ever private aviation company in Thailand.  They have embarked on a fairly aggressive growth strategy in the last three years.  They have some of the cutest ads of any airline in the world! Booking: 10/10 There is now a crowded market…

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