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Air Namibia Abruptly Shuts Down

As someone with part of their heart in Africa and a fascination with rail and air transport across that magnificent continent, I was very sad to learn that 75 year old... Read More

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Etihad Inoculates 100% of Staff

Etihad (لِلطَّيْرَان) of the United Arab Emirates and Singapore Airlines have been working to get all staff inoculated against COVID-19. Singapore had 90% of... Read More

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Australian Government won’t let citizens home

For the last few years, I have flitted between Thailand and Australia regularly with regular easy travel across Asia, the Pacific and other destinations. For the last... Read More

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BA farewells 747s

“Sad Day for All” the understated words of an Air Traffic Controller at Kemble/Cotswold Airport summed up how I and so many 747 enthusiasts felt as the very last two... Read More

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World’s 40 Best Neighbourhoods

Time Out (the global magazine that provides food, art and cultural recommendations for 328 cities in 58 countries worldwide), has compiled a list of the 40 coolest... Read More

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Airbus’ 2035 Zero emissions Hydrogen planes

With the drive to shift the world from fossil fuels, companies across the world are looking for new types of aircraft fuel. Norway’s government have already announced... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Thai Airways 747 First Class Review, Bangkok – Sydney

Thai Airways first class has long been a product I’ve wanted to test out for myself, especially on board the iconic 747. The airline only operated the aircraft on a... Read More

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Following the Farewell to 49 years of Qantas 747

What would I have given to be on this 747 as it made its last voyage across the Pacific? Sadly, no passengers were aboard, sadly,  nor any cabin crew. I would not have... Read More

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Walking 116 miles across Bangkok for MS

  Multiple Sclerosis is a disease where the body’s own immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. This results in many different symptoms,... Read More

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Second Nepal Airlines Repatriation Flight To Australia Lands In Sydney This Morning

Stranded Australians and New Zealanders have been welcomed back to Australia this morning on board Nepal Airlines Flight RA4133 from Kathmandu, via Kuala Lumpur. The... Read More

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Voluntary Administration Woes For Virgin Australia

In a time where Aviation itself is at an ultimate standstill due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Virgin Australia’s future remains a mystery. Latest reports... Read More

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Have you been to Thailand?- Help out!

The whole world has been impacted by COVID19. Economically, socially, every single person is having some impact. We think of those who have died from the virus and those... Read More

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Virgin Australia Temporarily Stops Points Transfers To Singapore Airlines

This post isn’t going to be the standard size of my regular articles but instead more of a quick update in regards to all of the information going around with airlines... Read More

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Despite Airline Restrictions Around The World, Qatar Airways Arrive In Brisbane

Despite all of the airlines I’ve mentioned reducing or massively cutting their services around the world thanks to COVID-19, there’s one carrier that’s doing the... Read More

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The Westin Kuala Lumpur One Bedroom Residence Review

On my recent trip to Malaysia, I was staying for a couple of days so I decided to split my stays between properties which would give me an excellent opportunity to... Read More

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Dodging National Closures – Last Plane to Bangkok

I was in the USA for family reasons on a long arranged trip and was in the Northern suburbs of Philadelphia, USA. My Home base is in the northern suburbs of Bangkok,... Read More

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Virgin Australia To Ground Almost Their Entire Fleet + 8,000 Staff Temporarily Without Jobs

As more countries go into lockdown around the world, airlines are very busily making adjustments to their schedules and trying to get everything under control as the... Read More

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Closed – All Qantas Lounges Are Shut As Of Today

Last week, Qantas put forward their plans for the routes that would be cut and the aircraft grounded amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Among the other important news... Read More

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Emirates Will Cancel All Of Their Services In A Couple Of Days

As the situation regarding the virus continues to worsen, more and more airlines are updating their schedules to reflect all of the travel bans and the lesser amount of... Read More

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Qantas Points Club – What Is It & Who Is It Aimed At?

Finally, it feels fantastic to write about something other than coronavirus related news. This week, in between all of the route changes and fleet grounding, Qantas... Read More

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Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Deluxe Room Review

A few weeks ago, I was travelling through Kuala Lumpur, and I decided it’d be an excellent chance to try a few different hotels. As I was staying for three nights,... Read More

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Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur Deluxe King Room Review

I was staying in Kuala Lumpur for three nights, and I decided I’d kick it off with the Intercontinental. At the time of booking, a standard night was $144 AUD... Read More

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Sheraton Bali Junior Suite Review

Continuing from the Qantas A330 business review is the hotel that I stayed at for one night. As I really didn’t have much time to visit and look around, there is... Read More

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Review – Hyatt Regency Sydney King Room Harbour View

During a recent overnight stay in Sydney, I decided that I’d stay at the Hyatt Regency, which is a property I’ve stayed at a few times previously yet... Read More

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Review – Sheraton Grand Mirage, Gold Coast

A day after Christmas, I was down at the gold coast and decided it’d be an excellent opportunity to try out the Sheraton Grand Mirage which is a property... Read More

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Review – Sheraton Grand Dubai Deluxe Room (#Bonvoyed)

I’ve visited Dubai too many times now, but every time I visit I always try to stay at a different hotel, there are just soo many properties to choose from,, and... Read More

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Review – Intercontinental Double Bay Sydney

A few weeks ago, I did an interview with Finder and decided to stay overnight beforehand. When looking at hotels, Marriott properties were priced well over $1000 for no... Read More

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Review – Family Room, Marriott Amsterdam

Amsterdam is my favourite city I’ve visited. The people are friendly, the food is incredible, and overall it’s such a scenic city that I really enjoy walking... Read More

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Vietnam Air -domestic ride

The post Vietnam Air -domestic ride appeared first on Wild About Travel. Read More

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Review – Sheraton Melbourne, Deluxe Room

For the past two days, I’ve been in Melbourne to attend a wedding. It’s not often I’m in Melbourne for a few days so thought while I was down here,... Read More

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Review – JW Marriott Hong Kong, Deluxe Room

A few weeks ago, I had a one night stop in Hong Kong before heading home on Qantas’ 787 Dreamliner. If you’re a Marriott fan, you’ll be very pleased... Read More

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