Thanks to some surprise flight delays, we ended up spending more time in the Etihad Airways Pearl Business Lounge than we originally anticipated. Despite the high density seating, the lounge offered great food and beverage (including champagne); making it a worthwhile stop on any connecting travellers journey. Review: Etihad Airways Pearl Business Lounge, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Updated “The Etihad Airways Pearl Business Lounge was well equipped with an open… Read More

The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for its glamour and exotic attractions. A seven star hotel? Fantastic water parks? World class shopping? Yes – it has all that. It also has one of the more original markets that existed in the Middle East that is often overlooked by it’s millions of visitors. We set out today to look at the old markets and souq’s of Dubai in… Read More

The Burj Khalifa was constructed as the worlds tallest building in order to transition the United Arab Emirates from solely and energy based market place into a world market place where more international recognition would be bestowed on the city. Visiting the observation deck at the Burj Khalifa was an experience we were keen to try, in this city of man made attractions. Our visit allowed us the ability to experience what… Read More

The Burj Al Arab has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. It has been described by travel writers as one of the view world’s “seven star” properties. With room rates starting at over $2,000 USD per night, it remains an exclusive place to be. While it doesn’t allow walk in visitors, there is a way of visiting the hotel by enjoying it’s afternoon tea or a meal… Read More

For our second visit to Dubai, we decided to return to the Dubai Marina area. It was situated in a nice neighbourhood with access to nearby Jumeriah Beach. It also had reasonable access around Dubai thanks to being close to the Dubai Metro less than 10 minutes walk from the property. Hotel Review: The Grosvenor House, Apartment Suites, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Updated Booking and… Read More

Thai Airways is one of the more unique carriers to grace the Star Alliance network. It generally has great reward seat availability, a unique in service product that involves elaborate costume changes on the part of it’s flight attendants, and world class transfer services at Bangkok Survharnabhumi airport that include massages for all Business Class and First Class travelers. This flight certainly set the mood for our inbound flight connecting through Bangkok… Read More

Thai Airways operates one of the most unique features in air travel today at is home airport of Bangkok Survharnabhumi. Thai Airways has set up a full, purpose built, airline spa to compliment it’s premium traveller lounge services. For passengers lucky enough to be traveling in business or first class, they are able to access a fabulous facility for a complimentary treatment. Review: Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge, Bangkok Survharnabhumi, Bangkok, Thailand…. Read More

Thai Airways operates one of the most unique features in air travel today at is home airport of Bangkok Survharnabhumi. Thai Airways has set up a full, purpose built, airline spa to compliment it’s premium traveller lounge services. For passengers lucky enough to be traveling in business or first class, they are able to access a fabulous facility for a complimentary treatment. We got to experience this luxury as we transferred through… Read More

Thai Airways is one of the more unique carriers to grace the Star Alliance network. It generally has great reward seat availability, a unique in service product that involves elaborate costume changes on the part of it’s flight attendants, and world class transfer services at Bangkok Survharnabhumi airport that include massages for all Business Class and First Class travelers. This flight certainly set the mood for our inbound flight connecting through Bangkok… Read More

Asiana Airlines operates a very consistent and reliable product. Our brief stop through Incheon had us experiencing another one of their quality Asiana Business Lounges. The Asiana Business Lounge in the Terminal One Concourse featured many of the same qualities as their Asiana First Class Lounge and Asiana Business Lounge in the main terminal. It was a quiet restful area, prior to the start of our flight. Review: Asiana Business Lounge, Terminal… Read More