Philippine Airlines to Melbourne

Last March I went to Melbourne, Australia with my friends. We took Philippine Airlines since it’s the fastest way to get there. The direct flight took a mere 8 hours. Because I used my mileage and flew on business class going to Melbourne and economy back to Manila. I had enough miles to fly onContinue reading “Philippine Airlines to Melbourne”

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl December 2012

Here’s the meals I had on Philippine Airlines on my trip to Hong Kong last December. For lunch to Hong Kong I chose the chicken inasal. It had a nice grilled taste and the marinade was very flavorful and permeated throughout the tender chicken. The rice was peppery. chicken inasal PAL uses different suppliers forContinue reading “Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl December 2012”

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl October 2012

The best way to start an early morning flight is with a bowl of hot chicken arroz caldo from Philippine Airlines’ Mabuhay Lounge. I was so happy to ride in Philippine Airlines’ 777-300ER which was quite comfortable even in economy. Welcome additions like a cup holder, bag hook and usb port were much appreciated. IContinue reading “Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl October 2012”

Rome: Trenitalita from Florence to Rome

In my recent trip to Europe I was able to try all kinds of transportation. In Spain we drove a rental car and flew to Florence. This time we took a train to Rome for 1 1/2 hours. I would say taking the train was the easiest and most comfortable way to travel in EuropeContinue reading “Rome: Trenitalita from Florence to Rome”

Barcelona: El Prat Airport and Spain Highlights

Goodbye Barcelona! Goodbye Spain! It was a quick 8 day trip that started in Madrid and a quick stop to Bilbao on our way to beautiful seaside San Sebastian and ended with the best in Barcelona. Barcelona’s airport was nice and modern but the real reason for this post is my most important tip toContinue reading “Barcelona: El Prat Airport and Spain Highlights”

Qatar Airways Business Class Lounge @ Doha International Airport

We arrived in Doha for a 3 hour layover before continuing on to Madrid. I liked this break to give us time to stretch our legs and take a break from airplane seats not that we had anything to complain about Qatar Airways’ roomy seat. I thought 3 hours was a lot of time butContinue reading “Qatar Airways Business Class Lounge @ Doha International Airport”

Qatar Airways Business Class (Manila to Doha to Madrid)

Since very few airlines go to Madrid from Manila direct we chose the best airline with the cheapest business class seats and that’s Qatar Airways. The entire flight including a stop over a Doha took about 23 hours that’s why business class was the only way to go. Our journey started in the lounge atContinue reading “Qatar Airways Business Class (Manila to Doha to Madrid)”