La La Land

I’d tried to swap this flight for one to New York, but who doesn’t want to go to New York at Christmas time? So it was on with a sixteen and a half hour flight to Los Angeles for me. Leaving Dubai at 8:45am, we arrived at lunch time into LAX International Airport. After getting…

Cold, Cold Canada

I swapped my trip to Accra for one to Toronto, albeit a 24 hour layover, but it had been a long time since I was last in Toronto. Flying out of Dubai at 03:45am, it was 14 hours over to Toronto Pearson International Airport landing just before 9am. By the time I got across to…

Memorable Miami

A trip I’d been wanting for a long time, and I was happy to see Fort Lauderdale pop up on my roster. Our layovers here are between two and a half days to five days long, but we’d been placed on an extra flight and were only getting 33 hours here sadly. When the pilots…

“New York, New York, a city so nice, they named it twice”

I’m not quite sure how I managed to pull this off, but I managed to swap my three long back to back turn arounds, (Dhaka, Bombay and Mashad) for a flight to New York! I was beyond happy to see this swap, and got planning what would be a fun filled trip. We departed Dubai…

Meeting In Manhattan

I’d not done a ULR (ultra long range) flight in almost 8 months before Boston and here I am with my second one in the space of two weeks. So it was back stateside but this time to New York, flying into Newark Liberty International rather than JFK. Departing Dubai at 3am, it was 14…

Brief Boston

A flight I’ve been bidding for, for over a year now, to see my friend Guya. And I’m more than happily pulled out for it at the back end of my reserve month. Happy happy days. Departing Dubai at 8:15am, it was 14 hours over to Boston Logan International Airport in the US. Landing just…

Viva Las Vegas

There’s the famous phrase of “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” so I’m not going to go too much into my 4 days in Vegas as there wasn’t so much sightseeing but more experiencing what Las Vegas has to offer. We flew with Interjet from Cancun to Las Vegas via Mexico City and landed…

The Grand Canyon

First stop of our trip was Las Vegas, but I’ll post on that later after I’ve discussed our day trip to Arizona to go and see the Grand Canyon, another wonder of the world! We had been looking online and speaking with the concierge about the best and most cost effective way to see the…

A Gossip Girl Guide To New York

For anyone who knows me or keeps up with my blog, you may be aware that I have a bit of a love for the hit US show Gossip Girl. I’ve been keen to do a Gossip Girl tour of New York and companies usually charge around $50 per person for this. However, a few…

Brilliant Broadway

You may be confused to see this on my roster, but I managed to swap my turn around to Kuwait and a layover in Glasgow for a trip to New York. Albeit the 24 hour layover, but still, I was heading to New York! Departing Dubai at 2:30am it was 13 hours and 50 minutes…