Finnair Lounge – Helsinki Vantaa Airport

It’s been a wonderful flight from Singapore on Finnair’s Airbus a350 and now I have a 5 hour stopover at Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport. Hmmm, what shall I do with my time? The lounge of course! Check out my other Lounge Reviews here There are three Finnair lounges at Helsinki Vantaa Airport, two in the in…

Finnair Airbus a350. Singapore to Helsinki, Economy Class.

“Would you like chicken or mutton?” I’ve been asked. Mutton? Haven’t heard that for years. I go for it, just simply because it sounds so old school and I want to give it a try. Will it be mutton dressed up as lamb, I think to myself. Other than the odd choice of meal, the…

FreakyFlier Travel Hacks – Excess Baggage.

“It’s gonna cost me whaaaat?” Each airline has its own rules and allowances with baggage so it pays to be vigilant when it comes to taking lots of stuff with you when you travel as the excess charges can be ridiculously high. I’ve taken lots of flights recently and as I’ve been travelling for 3…

Jetstar Asia. Bangkok to Singapore With a Meal.

“The choices today are Black Pepper and Chicken Rice?” “Yes please” “Which would you like?” “Oh sorry, I thought it was the same thing, I’ll have the Chicken Rice” I misunderstood and thought it was one dish but the hot meal choices today were Black Pepper Chicken or Chicken Rice. I’ve reviewed Jetstar and Jetstar Asia…

Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest market in Thailand with around 9000 stalls where you can buy almost ANYTHING. It is spread over 27 sections selling everything from pets to ceramics to books and food. Open from 6am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday, some stalls are open during the week, but as the name…

Thai Air Asia. Phuket to Chiang Mai.

Travelling from the major tourist resort city of Phuket located in the South of Thailand to the Jungle city of Chiang Mai in the north of the country could take up to 3 days by land (thats ferry, bus and train, all three at least!). Low cost carrier, Thai Air Asia, part of the Air…

Khantoke Dinner & Show – Chiang Mai, Thailand.

“Imagine trying to get dressed with those nails on!” I said to the lady seated next to me as the Thai Fingernail Dance started. I was attending a traditional Khantoke dinner and show at the Old Chiang Mai Cultural Centre in northern Thailand. I was picked up from my hotel along with two other ladies…

FreakyFliers Travel Hacks – The Shower Cap.

Each week I’d like to bring you a handy travel tip, Some you may have heard before, some may be old hat and some you may never of thought of. Some of these things I’ve read, some just came to mind, some are from you, my readers. The Shower Cap You know those lovely little…