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…

QANTAS Airways Sydney to Dubai Economy Class on the A380

‘This is my first time on a QANTAS Airbus A380 and I’m curious how it stacks up to the others I’ve flown on, Emirates, China Southern, Thai Airways and those I have visited, Etihad and Qatar Airways. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! I’m heading to Paris,…

Westjet – Victoria to Calgary

“I love the shirt you’re wearing!” The gate agent said to me as I boarded the aircraft. It was setting the tone for one of my new favourite airlines – WestJet. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! Canada’s second largest airline is based out of Calgary…

Lunch On Board The Sun Princess.

Why do people take cruises? Sure you can unpack once with a variety of destinations included, theres the entertainment, theres the do everything or simply nothing factor, but I reckon most of all its the food. THE FOOOOOD! Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! Recently I…

Salon iCare Airport Lounge – Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris

  For someone that adores travel and loves flying, I’ve started to dislike airports, obviously not the plane spotting part, and I respect the security aspect but its the crowds, the kids, the people who suddenly have this dumbness about them, mostly though, it’s the inflated prices for food and drink. Want more FreakyFlier delivered…

BC Ferries – Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay).

“Remember to be at the bus stop by about 11:30 and catch 257 Horseshoe Bay express. Bus leaves from Georgia Street, cross Street is Granville”. My friend Simone had messaged me. I’d been given pretty clear instructions yet after my flight from New York, and arriving at my hotel at around 3am – or 6am New…

Finnair – Munich to Helsinki Economy Class by Airbus a321.

Today I am heading to New York. I’ve been travelling around Europe for the past 3 weeks and my flight to the USA is on Finnair via Helsinki. I have a 22 hour stop in Helsinki but the check in agent has checked me and my suitcase right through to New York. Normally I pack…

FreakyFlier Travel Hacks – Keep Some Cash With Your Passport.

Ok, this isn’t a hack really but a tip. There are four things I always keep in my passport wallet. Passport, spare credit card, copy of travel insurance policy and some cash. I don’t recommend keeping cash inside your actual passport, but rather in your passport wallet – you don’t want to hand your passport…

Inspecting a Qatar Airways Airbus a380

Welcome aboard Qatar Airways Airbus a380 which will be travelling from Sydney to Doha. I’ll be seated in Economy Class,  Business Class and First Class…. no I’m not flying anywhere, I’m just having a good old look around the airlines flagship aircraft. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of…

Taste Testing Qatar Airways First and Business Class Menu.

I read a lot of blogs, food blogs, travel blogs and AvGeek blogs. When it comes to reviews on board a flight, I scan right to the food. So imagine how excited I was when I was invited to visit Alpha Flight Services at Sydney Airport to taste test the First and Business Class food…