Category: Travel Tips

August 12, 2008

Navigating Heathrow Airport – London

Filed under: England,Travel Tips - 12 Aug 2008

If you’re not a frequent visitor to London, navigating London Heathrow Airport can be daunting.  Having just been through Singapore Changi Airport, the process from going from one terminal to another is so simple.  Hop on the very …

August 10, 2008

Flying the A380 with Singapore Airlines

Filed under: Travel Tips - 10 Aug 2008

With all the marketing hype on the new A380, I was quite looking forward to our first flight on this new plane.  With the larger number of passengers, would onboarding and disembarkation take longer, would meals take a bit longer …

June 10, 2008

Designer Fashion Shopping – Rome, Italy

Filed under: Rome - Italy,Shopping in Rome,Travel Tips - 10 Jun 2008

We’re on the train from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport, or Fiumicino as it used to be called, to Roma

April 7, 2008

In-flight mobile calls to be allowed – Europe

Filed under: Travel Tips - 07 Apr 2008

A newspaper report yesterday indicated that the European Commission is planning to announce rules allowing airlines to offer mid-air mobile phone calls to passengers across the European Union and are currently working out the nitty-gritty to make this …

March 24, 2008

Travel Compensation – Australia catches up

Filed under: Travel Tips - 24 Mar 2008

An article in the travel page on the weekend told of a couple’s woeful experience flying Qantas from Sydney to Frankfurt where their flight departure was delayed by four hours due to mechanical problems, and then another two …

January 31, 2008

LHR – London Heathrow Airport Good News

Filed under: England,Travel Tips - 31 Jan 2008

London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 5 is due to open on March 27.  Trials are currently on the way to test the different processes in the terminals such as signage, check in, security, baggage systems and arrivals, and …

January 19, 2008

Cabin Bag Rule Change at U.K. airports

Filed under: Travel Tips - 19 Jan 2008

The U.K. government has announced changes in its cabin bag restrictions at seven U.K. airports.  From 7 January 2008, passengers will no longer be subject to the one cabin bag restriction when checking in for flights.  However, the airport …

January 15, 2008

10 Top Destinations for 2008

Filed under: Travel Tips - 15 Jan 2008

Well what are the pundits recommending as the top 10 destinations for 2008?  I thought I’d take a look at a few recommendations to

January 14, 2008

New Eurostar terminal at St. Pancras, London

Filed under: England,Travel Tips - 14 Jan 2008

The historic St. Pancras station, on Euston Road is now home to the new and swish Eurostar terminal, just across from King’s Cross.  …

January 13, 2008

World's worst airports

Filed under: Travel Tips - 13 Jan 2008

Each year, Skytrax, a travel research and consulting firm, rates the world’s airports and comes up with a list of the top 10, based on travellers’ feedback.  The top 3 airports are in Asia and I guess Singapore …

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