Virgin Australia – the Business Class Experience

Before Arabella and I flew to New York a friend asked me what airline we were flying.  I told him we’d booked with Virgin Australia and that I was hoping it would be okay as I’d never flown internationally with Virgin.  He said, ‘Virgin!  You’re lucky.  You’ll have a great flight.  I know the airline […]

Garuda Airlines, The Business Class Experience

The good thing about a business trip is that it’s totally appropriate to travel business class.  Having never been to an international conference, this was my first business class experience. The advantages of traveling business class don’t start when you’re ushered to your seat at the front of the plane, they start long before that.  […]

Travelling Home Solo

After Arabella finished hugging the pilot, she stepped onto the plane and the door was closed behind her.  Organising her own itinerary, she had about a 35-hour journey back to Sydney via China (China being in no way, on the way). Meanwhile, I had the trolley with all our luggage and I again took it […]

QANTAS Economy

I have been reunited with Arabella and we’re having a fabulous and very special time together but first I have to tell you how about the journey from Sydney to New York traveling with QANTAS at the wrong end of the plane. After the long day of packing and organising and stocking the freezer with […]