#2275 – 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Bali 3. Part II: Bali 4. Part III: The Flights to/from Labuan Bajo 5. Part IV: Labuan Bajo 6. Part V: The Komodo National Park (1) 7. Part VI: The Komodo National Park (2) 8. Part VII:…

#2263 – 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, at the time I had already had travelling plans through the first half of 2019. Some of these plans actually formed two big trips in Spring this year. The first one is coming quite soon, and I have decided to still go on this trip. And so it is…

#2229 – Some “Luck” with Flights

ENGLISH In recent months I have shared several bad luck I had with some of my flights. It happened that in my weekend trip to Lyon in early December for the Fête des Lumières, I actually felt like, for once, I got “lucky” with the flights that I took to get to/back from there. So I…

#2221 – A Delayed Flight Story

ENGLISH So I went on a weekend trip to Barcelona at the end of November, and for this trip I took the following routing: I took KLM’s direct Amsterdam-Barcelona late afternoon flight to Barcelona; and the Joon/Air France Barcelona-Paris-Amsterdam combo to get back to Amsterdam with a scheduled 1 hour and 20 minutes of transfer time in…

#2217 – Staying Platinum

ENGLISH Last year, I qualified for the Platinum status on Flying Blue, Air France/KLM’s frequent flyer programme, for the first time ever. Right after my KLM flight KL964 from Newcastle to Amsterdam, which sealed my Platinum deal, was registered, I was able to start enjoying the Platinum benefit (namely, assigning myself a complimentary Economy Comfort…