World Traveller 73


Plaza Premium has a strong foot print in Canada, serving many of the Canadian airports in its larger centres. As one of the newest lounges in it’s network, I set out to review the Plaza Premium Lounge Domestic departures in Terminal “B” at Vancouver International Airport. I was expecting an average location but I was actually quietly impressed by what this place had to offer. Review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Domestic Departures, Terminal… Read More

As Vancouver residents, we spend a lot of our free time up in the Whistler area. We enjoy the space, the recreation and the relaxed lifestyle when it comes to hanging out in the valley. During a Whistler weekend during Cornucopia, we happened across the specials at Il Caminetto as advertised in the town newspaper The Pique. With a fantastic four course Prix Fixe at $39 CAD, we were set with a… Read More

Review: The Pearl Lounge, Marrakech International Airport, Marrakech, Morocco I had heard lots of horror stories about the Marrakesh airport. Most of the reports online recommended arriving at least 3 hours in advance of the flight. The issue appeared to be long queues and bureaucratic checks. At about T-180, we departed the hotel. A taxi was only 70 Moroccan Dirhams and we were dropped off in less than 10 minutes. The Le… Read More

Review: American Express Centurion Lounge, SeaTac, Seattle, USA On this trip when we arrived into Seattle, it was really busy with lots of families being the Friday before the last long weekend of Labour Day for the summer. It’s a busy place as it is but crowding makes it a bit worse since it’s not to spacious an airport. Accessing the Lounge: Along with my new American Express Platinum card, it was… Read More

Review: Skyteam International Lounge, Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, Canada. I got off work at around 3PM and made it home to pack up the house. I had a late-night the night before getting everything done at work and was relieved to have left the office early. I drove up to YVR and met MrsWT73 whom had just finished work. We parked at her aerospace employer parking lot and walked up to the… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne with The Great Ocean Road, exploring The Yarra Valley and the beaches of The Gold Coast via Qantas First Class. This trip was booked using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this… Read More