Travel Reviews

Emirates Business Class with a toddler

We’ve been in the care of Emirates for the better part of a day at this point. Through our amazing First Class flight from Melbourne to Dubai, to then being able to continue the sanity at the Emirates Lounge in Dubai has been a travel experience we won’t be forgetting…

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Emirates Chauffeur Drive

One of the perks of flying with Emirates in either First of Business is their Chauffeur Drive service. You get driven from home to the airport when you leave, and the airport to your accommodation when you arrive  (and vice-versa if your return flight is with them also). As my…






Jetstar JQ18, Phuket to Melbourne 787 Dreamliner

Our first time on a 787 Dreamliner, and not without incident. To be frank, Phuket airport is an absolute nightmare, and as one of our party noted “This aiport is where good holidays come to die”. After being shuffled from room to room, we eventually boarded two hours late in…


Jetstar JQ7 Melbourne to Singapore

Not much to report except the usual delirium of an international flight. Elyse’s first not drinking due to impending birth. There was no IFE on this one, but we had a few movies on our iPad so we survived. I highly recommend seeing Any Questions For Ben. Great film. 3…



Getting from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

When we were planning our trip, we had one unknown, which was how to get to Kanchanaburi. There’s quite a bit of advice on sites like Tripadvisor, but I thought I’d tell you what we did, which worked quite well. Our first choice was getting the train, because who doesn’t…


Jetstar JQ29 Melbourne to Bangkok, Economy class

Having not flown Jetstar internationally before, I was unsure what to expect on this flight. There aren’t a lot of options for a direct flight to Bangkok from Melbourne, and this was the cheapest by a long way. To my surprise, it was excellent, and I would more than happily…