Camping in Kananaskis Country, Canada

I loathe it when people say I am so lucky to travel, I usually respond with: “It’s not luck! I’ve worked hard and saved my money – lived off pot noodles – I didn’t win this trip!” But I tell you what is travel luck, knowing someone where you are travelling to, they show you…

WestJet – Calgary to Los Angeles – Economy Plus

My mum always says “You attract more bees with honey than what you do with vinegar”.  This is so true in any service industry. Get up to date FreakyFlier posts delivered direct to your inbox! Sign up at the bottom of the page! I’m leaving Calgary after 3.5 weeks and heading to San Francisco (via…

Auschwitz – Birkenau. A Day Trip From Krakow Everyone Should Take.

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana.  I could never call Auschwitz-Birkenau a ‘highlight’ of Europe. It is distressing, it is horrific, it is disturbing. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, it is a museum, it is the resting place of an estimated 1.1 million…

Miracle First Class Lounge – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

I’m back doing my favourite thing at an airport – other than plane spotting of course – I’m in an airport lounge. I’m not flying First Class – sigh –  so I’ve payed my way into the Miracle First Class Lounge. Nothing dodgy and no money changed hands under the table. It’s all legit, you…

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! I spent a lot of time travelling in 2017 and I’ve just calculated it, I flew 97,707 kilometres. That’ just just over 2 times the circumference of our beautiful planet. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! I visited 24…