TravelNews: The Best and Worst Airports around the world!

AirHelp has researched and ranked airports around the world – and, to nobodies surprise, Singapore’s Changi airport ranked he best, followed by Munich and Hong Kong. At the bottom of the barrel, you’ll find Kuwait Airport as the worst in the world, as well as Newark and London’s Gatwick and Stansted as well as Manchester! … Continue reading

Travel News: The End of Roaming Charges in the European Union is here!

Many travelers (including yours truly) have been shocked by high mobile phone and data charges on foreign trips. Phone companies worldwide are milking their customers with outrageous charges for phone use in foreign countries. As of June 15th, European Union regulation has ended roaming charges across EU nations – roam like at home is the message. You can make phone … Continue reading

Travel News: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen cut ties with Qatar – flights on Qatar Air and in the region impacted!

In the latest Middle East crisis, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen just announced that they are cutting ties with Qatar over the accusations of supporting terrorism. They are giving Qatari diplomats 48h to leave the country and citizens two weeks. They have called on other Muslim countries to join the boycott. They have also banned … Continue reading

Travel News: Holiday Inn Hotels gets a new, modern look!

I like a modern look in hotels and fortunately, they are becoming more common these days. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is rolling out a new H4 design for their Holiday Inn brand, with a freshened up decor, new features like a welcome nook and trundle beds and – yay – better coffee makers! … Continue reading

Travel News: Bangkok is most visited city in Asia!

MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M).  … Continue reading

Travel News: Air Asia reduces carry-on luggage to 7kg in total!

Lately, there has not only been a race to the bottom for airfares, but also how little luggage you are allowed to bring onboard without having to pay for it! Basic Economy fares on United and American Airlines don’t include a carry-on and Wow Air reduced it to one piece. Air Asia is now also restricting carry-on luggage even more. … Continue reading