Travel News: New trains to ease Bangkok’s traffic woes!

Bangkok, the City of Angels,  is a fun city – as long as you don’t have to fight your way through the maddening street traffic. Fortunately, Bangkok has the wonderful BTS SkyTrain and MRT Subway taking you quickly and in air conditioned comfort to most of the places you want to visit. It’s easy and inexpensive, too, leading me to … Continue reading

TravelNews: New Planes & Seats for Philippine Airlines

The fastest growing airline market is Asia and there is a constant stream of news about new routes, new planes and new business class or premium economy class seats to make your travels better. Philippine Airlines (PAL), after fighting their low-cost competitor Cebu Pacific Airlines for years, wants to become a 5-star airline and is now putting the money where the … Continue reading

Travel News: New seaplane service from Manila to the islands – Air Juan

We loved the sea plane transfer on our visit to the Conrad Rangali Maledives – the non-stop service created an end-to-end luxury experience that’s hard to match. The Philippines has many islands and beaches even more beautiful than the Maledives and there is a growing number of upscale resorts, but so far the commercial flights from Ninoy Aquino International Airport … Continue reading