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…

Cabin Crew Q&A

1) Which airline is lucky enough to employ you? Emirates 2) What city are you based in?  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Back To Bangkok

I was actually rostered this flight to Thailand rather than pulled from standby, so that was a nice change! We departed Dubai at 3:40am and it was 6 hours 30 minutes over to Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Landing at 1:30pm, we made our way over to the hotel and I arranged to meet one…

Exploring Entebbe

I was on 6am – 10am Airport Standby and as I had had two days off prior, I was legally rested for ANY trip. This could have been a ULR (ultra long range) or a 6 day multisector trip. So my case was absolutely packed out with clothes for all trips. I had a bikini…

A Jaunt To Jo’Burg

I was on home standby from 8am – 2pm and was pulled for a flight to Johannesburg in South Africa. It had been two years since I was last in Johannesburg and I was happy to finally receive a layover and be escaping the heat of Dubai for the winter of South Africa. Landing at…

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…

Inveigling Isla Mujeres

Continuing on our time in Cancun, we woke the next morning and headed for some breakfast before we took a taxi to the nearest harbour. Where we were headed in the direction of Isla Mujeres. Isla Mujeres is a small island 1,100km2 or 5 miles long just a short 30 minute boat ride from Cancun,…

Magical Mauritius

 A morning departure out of Dubai and it was a lovely six and a half hours over to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. It had been well over two years since I was last in Mauritius, and I didn’t have that much of a great experience. So after checking the weather forecast, I…

Ancient Athens

A new destination for myself, I’ve visited a couple of the Greek islands (Santorini and Zakinthos) a few years back, but I’d never actually been the the main land itself. We were embarking on a six day trip to both Athens and New York and I was happy to be escaping the heat of the…