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Experiencing A Different World – by Donna

So we’ve finally made it to Ohrid and we have realised that this may be the first time most of us have stepped into a country where hardly anyone would understand us!  Ron seems to be enjoying the novelty of being an asian in a country where there barely are any,  Heidi keeps getting mistakened as someone who can speak German, French, …

Macedonia…finally!

After leaving Singapore at around midnight on Sunday we were on the Singapore Airlines flight for 12 hours and 45 minutes to Zurich where we then had to catch a connecting flight to Vienna and then from Vienna to Skopje Macedonia. I got off the plane feeling about worse for wear and wondering what the hell the time was or …

Welcome To Zurich

After what seemed like a whirlwind tour of Singapore we have just arrived in Zurich about an hour ago. Feeling a bit jet lagged we still have two flights ahead of us, and then a two hour car ride to Orhid. I only have a four minutes of internet time left so I will make this quick. We just wanted …

Singapore

I have only a few words that would sum up this place and they are: humid clean small oh and did I mention humid?     We arrived in Singapore 5:50 PM local time and waited a few minutes for our transfers to arrive that will take us to our hotel. We're only staying overnight here but our flight for …

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We’re At the Airport!

I’m sitting in front of the free internet access kiosk at Sydney airport waiting to board Singapore Airline flight 232. After six months of waiting and planning, we are finally here. Adam and Daniela are at Duty Free deciding which matching watch to buy. 🙂 Anyways I thought I’d just quickly log on and provide a brief update on what we are up to. We dont have any photos at this stage except for that one above. but we’re sure to take plenty when we land in Singapore.       Bye for now!

York Hotel – Singapore

While we were getting of the Singapore flight Adam and I had a brief chat to the flight steward and we mentioned that we were staying at York Hotel, he said that it was a nice hotel and that we were going to like it. York Hotel is located pretty much in the heart of the city. It is about …

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Spain

  Due to last minute changes to our itinerary, Donna and I are no longer joining Adam & Daniela at Amsterdam as well as Hawaii. Our journey together ends in Paris where Donna and I will be staying an extra two nights and then flying down to Spain for 5 days. Spain was an original choice for me, especially Barcelona. …

Best Airline Seats

In my quest to better prepare for this upcoming trip, one phrase came to my mind in the middle of the night:   best place to sit on singapore airlines      I clicked on the first two links and it brought my attention to a site called seatguru.com  – "The ultimate source for airplane seating, in-flight amenities and airline …

How to beat Jet Lag

It is early evening in New York and you feel ready for bed. Or the morning sun hits your Beijing hotel room, but you think it is midnight and have barely slept. Nearly a week into your holiday and you feel more tired and fractious than when you arrived. It is thought that, for every time zone crossed, it takes …

ROME, NAPLES, POMPEII and SORRENTO Tour

Starting on the 18th of August we will be flying into Fiumicino from Mykonos where we will begin a tour of ROME, NAPLES, POMPEII and SORRENTO. Day 1    Early morning departure from Rome to Naples where a short visit of the town is featured. Then on to Pompeii to see the famous Roman city destroyed by the Volcanic eruption …