Flight Review – Delta Air Lines DL169: Tokyo-Narita to Singapore by Boeing 767-300ER

From the Keisei Skyliner, it was a short and easy elevator up to the departures are for my Delta Air Lines flight back to Singapore. Delta Air Lines operate one flight a day to Singapore, which is actually a seventh freedom flight since the flight number does not originate in the United States of America, … Continue reading Flight Review – Delta Air Lines DL169: Tokyo-Narita to Singapore by Boeing 767-300ER

Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく): Plarail Cafe with Diorama in Tokyo

In a typical Japanese neighbourhood of Takasago, for Plarail lovers, Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく) is pretty much a dream coming to life. With many themed cafes in Japan, it was only a matter of time for someone to come up with a Plarail cafe, and Cafe Plataku does it really well. Diorama This is the … Continue reading Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく): Plarail Cafe with Diorama in Tokyo

Flight Review – Delta Air Lines DL168: Singapore to Tokyo-Narita by Boeing 767-300ER

Delta Air Lines is an American airline which does not operate direct flights to the United States of America from Singapore. In fact, even if you book such a ticket, it would require a transit in Tokyo Narita Airport as Delta operates a unique Seventh Freedom Flight to Tokyo, whereby the flight does not carry … Continue reading Flight Review – Delta Air Lines DL168: Singapore to Tokyo-Narita by Boeing 767-300ER

Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last true remaining KTM Intercity express train which actually runs with limited stops. The other set of express trains, Ekspres Selatan between JB Sentral and Gemas/Pulau Sebang (Tampin), charges express fares but stops at all stations en route. As it's been almost 3 years since I last took a sleeper … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6436: Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia operates the Kuala Lumpur - Kota Bharu domestic route with 8 to 10 flights daily, making it the airline with the most daily flights between these two cities. With so many flights, it was easy to choose a flight timing at a good fare since the difference in flight times were just over an … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6436: Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu by Airbus A320-200

Transtar First Class Solitaire Suites: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by Luxury Private Room Bus

Transtar Travel is a long-time player in the Singapore-Malaysia bus transport market, often pioneering the new bus industry standards that you see today such as the Super VIP seats. On this journey, as I predicted that I wouldn't have enough sleep from the previous night's travel to KL because I was taking the train (and … Continue reading Transtar First Class Solitaire Suites: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by Luxury Private Room Bus

Flight Review – Scoot TR617: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Singapore by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Heading back to Singapore, I got on Scoot again, but this time, my departure was from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Scoot is the only airline to operate from both airports in Bangkok, offering lots of flight timing options with fares comparable most of the time for both airports, so I can choose whichever is convenient for … Continue reading Flight Review – Scoot TR617: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Singapore by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH607: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore (from London Heathrow) by Boeing 737-800

From the flagship flight of Malaysia Airlines, it's now back to reality on Malaysia Airlines' most frequent international route, from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore on Malaysia Airlines MH607, the last leg of this UK and Ireland holiday. From the Satellite Terminal, it's a familiar Aerotrain ride over to the Main Terminal Building to catch the … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH607: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore (from London Heathrow) by Boeing 737-800

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH1: London Heathrow Terminal 4 to Kuala Lumpur by Airbus A350-900

While there could be 10,000 different flight numbers possible for use, the flight bearing the number 1 tends to be the airline's flagship route, which is exactly why I'm choosing to fly Malaysia Airlines MH1 from London back to Kuala Lumpur this evening for the prestige in flying on Malaysia Airlines' flagship route on its … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH1: London Heathrow Terminal 4 to Kuala Lumpur by Airbus A350-900

Generator Dublin Hostel: Reasonably Clean and Convenient Shared Accommodation

With just slightly more than 24 hours in Dublin, I would be spending time exploring the city rather than in a hotel room. As such, I opted for a hostel for this stay, reminiscent of my previous budget backpacking trip from London back to Singapore. A quick research on agoda shows that the hostel prices … Continue reading Generator Dublin Hostel: Reasonably Clean and Convenient Shared Accommodation