Before travelling to Muscat this week for the inauguration of the new airport terminal and Muscat Duty Free stores, I mentioned to a few people that my next trip was to Oman. Even those who knew a little about this Gulf state struggled to conjure up an image of the country and its place in
Seva Duty Free. Remember the name, you’ll be hearing it a lot more.
After an horrendous couple of days. it’s time to split. As in get the hell out of the UK and as in fly to Split.
I forgot to bring my power adaptor for the local plugs, which meant I was without access to my laptop or phone for the first day. God’s way perhaps of saying I should slow down and simply take in the splendour.
I do not read British newspaper The Sun, but I did stop at BA’s Heathrow T5 lounge to admire the title’s unlikely marrying of events Korean and Swedish in one brilliant headline.
What a beautiful island Jeju is, full of natural wonder, history (some of it dark and poignant) and culture. It is known as a healing place, somewhere to take stock of life’s pressures and priorities.
I’m over north-eastern Australia on the long Emirates flight from Auckland to Dubai, as my final trip of the year draws to a close. I’m winging my way back to Ireland for Christmas after visits to Melbourne and Auckland airports (more on their respective retail developments on our home page). When I travel at this
“The Whinging Pome Random Rules, Rule 22: Always engage with those sitting next to you on a flight, but very quickly make an assessment whether such an engagement is going to be worthwhile. If not, apply The Whinging Pome Random Rules, Rule 52: Cease all contact and employ diversionary tactics. If Rule No 52 fails,
“There seems to be a problem. I’m sorry, you can’t get on this flight. And you’re very late.”
I was tempted to go up to the information counter and ask politely, “Where can I find an apostrophe?”
You get what you pay for, as they say. I wonder what a ‘genuine fake’ (as opposed to a fake fake?) Armani suit looks like?
Featuring the ‘World’s longest layover’, #LIFEINHEL is a mix of reality TV, game shows and social media. It relates the story of how Ryan is living in a little cabin inside Helsinki Airport for 30 days.
A little tipple is surely justified as today (19 October) is International Gin & Tonic Day and I’m about to be flown First Class to New York to celebrate.