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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS) to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS)  to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Bali Airport has recently seen an upgrade and the duty free area now raises the heart rate of anyone from China. So it was that night – immigration and security were quick but passing through the duty free area took longer than immigration and security. The Garuda Business Class Lounge at Denpasar Airport is a […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Garuda Business Class Review Jakarta (CGK) to Bali (DPS) using A330 and Garuda Business Class Lounge Jakarta Airport (Terminal 3)

Garuda Business Class Review Jakarta (CGK) to Bali (DPS) using A330 and Garuda Business Class Lounge Jakarta Airport (Terminal 3)

Garuda Indonesia uses the international configuration for a number of flights between the busiest airports in Indonesia Jakarta and Denpasar. Terminal 3 at Jakarta airport was just inaugurated a few weeks ago and everything is still shiny. It looks more than Singapore Changi Airport than what you are used to from Jakarta airport. Garuda is […]

Posted on September 7, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges

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Novotel Balikpapan Review

Novotel Balikpapan Review

I selected the Novotel Balikpapan for this review for its good location, low rates and good reputation by other travelers. The Novotel Balikpapan is located right in the modern center of the city near the Plaza Balikapan and Oceans Resto. Check-in was confused and lengthy as in most hotels in Indonesia. The WiFi login page […]

Posted on September 6, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations

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Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

The Central Asia countries are often grouped together as ‘Stans. While this does not entirely do them justice, many have a similar history and a somewhat comparable culture. I just spent three weeks in Central Asia and have traveled there before. I have excluded Afghanistan and Pakistan from this guide; they both have a security […]

Posted on October 1, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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The 10 Things I Learned about Ghana this week

The 10 Things I Learned about Ghana this week

It’s amazingly safe Most African countries (and cities) have a shaky security situation at best. Accra is safe in the better neighborhoods during both day and night. If you avoid the beach and the few bad neighborhoods then the security precautions are minimal. Extremely friendly, laid-back locals There are few places anywhere in the world […]

Posted on July 17, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Royal Brunei Airlines Review

Royal Brunei Airlines Review

During my trip to Borneo I really wanted to see Brunei as well. The best option I could find was to take the early morning flight from Kota Kinabalu and continue after a nine hour layover to Singapore. Time for a Royal Brunei Airlines Review. I had just done a few of those layover trips […]

Posted on September 5, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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Photo Review Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta

Photo Review Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta

As part of my trip to Yogyakarta I explored the Prambanan Temple located in Eastern Yogyakarta. It's easy to reach and is in fact just a couple of miles off the JOG airport. The entrance fee is steep at $17.40 for non-Indonesian passport holders but it makes for some spectacular sights with the Merapi volcano […]

Posted on April 16, 2014 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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