6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

The lessons we’ve learned in lockdown could inspire us to become better travellers ©Westend61/Getty Images Over the past few months, we’ve learnt to live in a post-travel world, relying on nothing but our immediate surroundings for stimulation, adventure and exploration. But with many countries tentatively reopening borders, businesses around the world carefully beginning to trade again, and airline bosses doing everything within their power to fill seats … Continue reading 6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

One thing seems clear with COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes it: we’re in it for the long haul, and it has already changed the face of life as we know it. Airlines, which are always in a perpetual state of change, are no exception. Aviation journalist John Walton looks at the changes we can expect when we start flying again.    Costs will … Continue reading 8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

9 Reasons to shop at Central Village, Bangkok’s first luxury outlet mall, just 10min from Suvarnabhumi Airport – including places to eat

Kate Spade bags for 50% off? Coach bags for 30% off?! Yes, you read that right. In fact, most of the branded goods here have huge discounts – and most importantly, they’re ALL world-class brands. So where’s this place in Bangkok? It’s Central Village, Thailand’s first luxury brand outlet mall located just 40 minutes from Pratunam and 10 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport. It opened in August … Continue reading 9 Reasons to shop at Central Village, Bangkok’s first luxury outlet mall, just 10min from Suvarnabhumi Airport – including places to eat

Congratulations To Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister !

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, 72, was sworn in as Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Sunday, 1st March 2020. The King appointed Tan Sri Muhyiddin, who is Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president as the new Prime Minister in accordance with Articles 40(2)(a) and 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution. Continue reading Congratulations To Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister !

Ever wondered what it takes to become cabin crew on Emirates?

Dubai: William Wilson opens the airplane door, looks down at the grey escape chute, nods to the red lipstick marks smearing their way down to the ice cool pool, and says, “It doesn’t always go to plan.” The Emirates crew safety instructor has just led us through a series of disaster scenarios during which smoke and canned screaming has been plied into the cabin as … Continue reading Ever wondered what it takes to become cabin crew on Emirates?

9 Times You’ll Regret Being Cheap When You Travel

Some parts of travel are worth the splurge. Although saving a little cash feels good when you first book that rock-bottom-price plane ticket, that pre-dawn moment when your alarm rings for that 6:00 a.m. flight might make you regret being cheap. You May Regret Being Cheap While Traveling A cheap flight, inconveniently located hotel, or minuscule rental car may save you money, but they’ll likely … Continue reading 9 Times You’ll Regret Being Cheap When You Travel

Turkish Airlines (TK) increases Kuala Lumpur flights from June 2020

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will introduce additional four flights weekly into Malaysia as of 09 June 2020, increasing its scheduled flights to/from Kuala Lumpur to 11 times weekly. To celebrate the additional flights, Turkish Airlines is offering exclusive launching fares from Kuala Lumpur to worldwide destination on sale until 09 March 2020. You can enjoy discovering more on Turkish Airlines with special Economy … Continue reading Turkish Airlines (TK) increases Kuala Lumpur flights from June 2020

Checks on Chinese travellers intensify

30 January 2020: Thailand is now screening all arrivals from China for symptoms of the novel coronavirus, but has stopped short of banning Chinese tourists even though it has reported 14 cases the highest outside of China. The new strain of coronavirus claimed its first victim in Beijing, the Chinese capital, on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 132. The count on Wednesday evening stood … Continue reading Checks on Chinese travellers intensify