Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

September 2017 As I mentioned previous (in this post) my grandmother and I had booked our flights over on EVA airways, Vancouver-Taipei-Fukuoka.  Our departure date quickly approached and we were soon ready to start our trip. I had convinced my grandmother that we would only be taking carry-on this trip.  She didn’t have a proper … Continue reading Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

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Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

August 2017 Continuing on my journey to South America... I had just left the lounge I believe. The reason I was sitting in the international terminal was that the inbound flight was actually from Australia.  This meant the flight would have an international configuration! woohoo!  Business class with lie flat seats FTW!  I made my … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

Paris, tu m’as manqué!

Maybe Liechtenstein - Part 1 (February 2017) This trip started way back when I thought I would need a ticket back from Europe in March. I found some award space on American Airlines from Zurich to NYC to LAX and home. As it turns out, I ended up not being in Europe, so instead of … Continue reading Paris, tu m’as manqué!

3 ticket, 6 fights, and 56 hours…

In order to get a good deal on tickets, I'm willing to fly a bit out of the way; okay a lot out of the way.  My flight home from Sweden was not only long, but ended up being longer than anticipated. The journey started out decently.  I found a cheap flight to Istanbul on … Continue reading 3 ticket, 6 fights, and 56 hours…

Heading to Stockholm

So if you remember from one of my previous posts (Stockholm for a Whole Week!) I had a trip planned to visit my friend in Stockholm; well I've finally gotten around to typing up our adventures! Firstly, the trip over went fairly well.  I made all my connections, got to check out a number of … Continue reading Heading to Stockholm

Flashback Friday: A Roman Layover

Off to Rome - November 2015 After a lot of last minute switching, my trip to Europe ended up having a 23 hours in Rome.  So after a stressful day and night, I got up early to head to YVR to catch a quick shuttle flight to SeaTac in a little prop plane (Dash 8). … Continue reading Flashback Friday: A Roman Layover

The long road home… via Japan.

My original plan was to fly home from Melbourne via LAX.  I was very excited because I'd manage to score a first class ticket on Qantas!  Unfortunately, with my change in plans, I ended up having to cancel the ticket 😦  So instead, my flight home ended up taking me back through Japan on Japan … Continue reading The long road home… via Japan.