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…

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Flashback Friday: It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople

Istanbul - November 2015 Continuing on from Rome, I was off on another airplane.  After an amazing, albeit short, flight on Turkish Airways, I arrived in Istanbul. Istanbul has always seemed like such an impossible place to go. I’m not sure why it’s seemed so much further away than the rest of Europe, but it … Continue reading Flashback Friday: It’s Istanbul, not Constantinople

Trip Report: Istanbul and Dubai, Fall 2015

As I mentioned, I'm going to go over a few older trips while I've got a bit of down time... First up is my trip to Istanbul and Dubai in October of last year. I'll be posting this in a few parts. Introduction and planning Air Canada YVR-SEA Economy Lufthansa SEA-FRA Business Lufthansa FRA-FCO Business A … Continue reading Trip Report: Istanbul and Dubai, Fall 2015