United Airlines – Facts & Figures

Updated 2019: United Airlines is one of the top US airlines with several hubs across the USA and one of the largest commercial carriers in the world serving more than 300 destinations worldwide. As one of the founding StarAlliance airlines, they can take you all over the world with their partners and their rewards program MileagePlus has equally far reach. … Continue reading

New Beijing Daxing International Airport is ready for business!

The new Bejing Daxing International Airport 50km South of the Chinese capital is ready to open this week. It will be the largest single airport terminal building in the world, capable of supporting at least 72 million passengers, utilizing 4 runways. The airport has been under construction since 2014 with 40,000 workers at the peak, costing an estimated $11.5 Billion. … Continue reading

New Manila International Airport in Bulacan approved!

The Philippine Department of Transportation has signed a contract with San Miguel Corporation, a local conglomerate, to build the New Manila International Airport in Bulacan for an estimated $14 Billion. It is expected to break ground later this year, with the first phase to open in 4-5 years. Future phases will bring 4 runways and accommodate up to 100 million … Continue reading

Thomas Cook collapses – what to do now?

Thomas Cook, the European travel company that started 178 years ago and pioneered package tours, has declared bankruptcy and ceased operations today. All flights, vacations and tours are cancelled. The UK government has launched a repatriation effort to bring home more than 150,000 Thomas Cook customers currently abroad on vacation and has chartered a fleet of planes to do so. Because … Continue reading

Best places to stay in Bali

Updated 2019: Bali fulfills different dreams for different people – from wild parties in Kuta to upscale beachclubs in Seminyak. From family beach vacations in Nusa Dua to honeymoons at luxurious villas. And from surfing on remote beaches to finding your personal zen moment in Ubud. If you want to make sure your vacation is just what you expect it to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Budget Beach Getaway – Nha Trang, Vietnam

Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam is blessed with endless beaches. You can walk for miles along the boardwalk or sandy shore and enjoy the view out over the warm see. And that beach is available on a budget, with prices for 4- and 5-star hotels under $100 – what’s not to like?
Check out my Destination Guide Nha Trang to plan your own beach getaway.

Singapore Airlines Spontaneous Escapes October 2019: Up to 30% off award flights!

Singapore Airlines made their award sales “Spontaneous Escapes” a permanent feature of the program earlier this year and they continue offering great deals for last-minute award trips. In October 2019, you can fly from Singapore to Frankfurt or Duesseldorf, Germany, for only 64,400 miles one-way in their fantastic SQ Business Class or for only 26,600 in their also very good Economy  Cabin! Flights around South East … Continue reading