I logged quite a few flights during 2017, though less than other years. I posted a static image of my flights during 2017 recently, so here's a slightly more interested animated version from App in the Air: https://youtu.be/mgYsIJRY_Ew It looks pretty cool and seems to be in the right order, which is both cool and kind of disturbing. And yes, I did start out 2017 in … [Read more...] about 2017 Flights Animated (Video)
2016 was yet another crazy year for travel for me. I clocked up nearly 250 thousand km over the year! So where the hell was I? This map shows it all: A lot of the flights were to the US, which is fairly normal, as there a lot of events over there. 2016 was also the year my sister tied the knot in Bali, which was a wonderful trip. It was also one of the longer … [Read more...] about 2016 in Flights
I'll be doing several longhaul flights over the next few months, which was one of the reasons why I got a Kindle. I like reading on planes (when I'm not sleeping), but there isn't much space in the seat pockets for anything more than a Penguin paperback. Lugging the Steve Jobs biography back and forth across the Atlantic in December was "fun". Next month I'm heading to … [Read more...] about Good Reads For Long Flights?
I fly with Aer Lingus regularly.However there are some things about their online systems that I find incredibly annoying.You can register for an online account with them, like you can with just about any airline these days.You would think that the online account would store ALL your details so that booking flights would be a matter of a couple of clicks, but they don't. You … [Read more...] about Aer Lingus Site Annoyances
Image by symphonysid via FlickrI'm heading over to Paris in a couple of weeks to attend the ICANN meeting.While I may have booked my hotel room ages ago I still haven't organised my flights. Flying from Dublin to Paris shouldn't be hard to organise as so many of the airlines serve the route.So earlier today I decided to look into my options.Air France's rates seem ok, but I … [Read more...] about Aer Lingus’ Stealth Charges