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Flying business class in Europe is always surprising to me as they’ve adopted the economy seat with a blocked middle as “standard” fare. Our trip today was no exception to this, but was highlighted by excellent Lufthansa service that has been our usual experience with the carrier. This post is one chapter in our Around the World in Star Alliance First Class via China, Thailand and Spain. This trip was booked using… Read More

After a week in Spain seeing Madrid, Salamanca and Barcelona, it was time for our onward journey back home to Canada. This trip would have us connecting Spain – Germany – United States then Canada with a short stopover in Germany (for a pretzel). The Puerta de Alcalá VIP Lounge turned out to be a great prelude to our Shengen flight with Lufthansa. This post is one chapter in our Around the… Read More

Thai Airways is one of the few remaining airlines within Star Alliance to continue to offer a first class cabin. The experience is a little “off perfect”, but still a really enjoyable adventure that is worth trying at least once or twice in your travelling career. When you add the meaningful hospitality of the Thai crew, it makes the experience all that more enjoyable. This post is one chapter in our Around… Read More

Read more from this trip: Introduction: Iceland, Spain and Morocco via Iceland Air Saga Class & British Airways First Class Plaza Premium Lounge: Transborder Vancouver Alaska Airlines: Vancouver – Seattle American Express Centurion Lounge, Seattle Tacoma, USA Icelandair Saga Class: Seattle – Keflavik Hotel 101, A Member of Design Hotels, Reykjavik, Iceland City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part I City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part II The Blue Lagoon, Iceland The Golden… Read More