Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Indonesia AirAsia QZ268 is the last Indonesia AirAsia flight of the day from Jakarta to Singapore, with a dinner-time flight time, making it very time-effective to get back home from Jakarta. As all AirAsia flights had moved to Terminal 2 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, I caught the Skytrain there to head for my flight. Terminal … Continue reading Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta: Budget Hotel outside Dukuh Atas BNI MRT Station

Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta used to be a building that I see behind a perpetual construction site on a road difficult to access from both the KRL and TransJakarta Busway, but that has changed ever since the MRT Jakarta construction has completed as it's currently the total opposite, on the new main road just outside … Continue reading Smart Hotel Thamrin Jakarta: Budget Hotel outside Dukuh Atas BNI MRT Station

Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200

I booked this Jakarta trip as a gamble, not knowing the precise date when the MRT Jakarta would actually open, since I wanted to secure a low fare about 2 months before. Thankfully, with the news updates closer to the date, it turns out that my prediction was almost spot on and I made this … Continue reading Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200

Lounge Review – Saphire Temporary Lounge Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3: A Simple Lounge for Short Stays

The Saphire Temporary Lounge at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3 is the only Priority Pass lounge available to use in the newest terminal of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. As I had one lounge visit left to use before its impending expiry date in less than 2 weeks and I have no more flights scheduled for more premium … Continue reading Lounge Review – Saphire Temporary Lounge Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3: A Simple Lounge for Short Stays

KA Argo Parahyangan Tambahan 7061: Bandung to Jakarta Pasar Senen by Train (Eksekutif 2019 Stainless Steel)

The KA Argo Parahyangan Tambahan 7061 is probably the most unique Argo Parahyangan train among all in the same series. While it looks like a normal train in the booking system and even looks physically like any other train from Bandung, KA 7061 does not actually serve Jakarta Gambir station, but instead, terminates at Jakarta … Continue reading KA Argo Parahyangan Tambahan 7061: Bandung to Jakarta Pasar Senen by Train (Eksekutif 2019 Stainless Steel)

KA Argo Parahyangan Priority 24P: Jakarta Gambir to Bandung by Priority Train

The Argo Parahyangan Priority is not really a train in itself, but rather a class of service provided on existing trains. Similar to the Argo Bromo Anggrek Luxury which I tried a couple of months ago, the KA Argo Parahyangan Priority 24P is formed of a Priority coach attached on the existing KA Argo Parahyangan … Continue reading KA Argo Parahyangan Priority 24P: Jakarta Gambir to Bandung by Priority Train

Thai Airways TG409: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Singapore by Airbus A350-900

Arriving from the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link City Line, it was time to get on the final leg of my Thailand trip, Thai Airways TG409 back home. The timing of this late afternoon flight back to Singapore works perfectly to maximise the day in Bangkok while not getting into Singapore too late. Heading to queue … Continue reading Thai Airways TG409: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Singapore by Airbus A350-900

Thai Smile Airways WE25: Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Airbus A320-200

As I was short on time for this trip, I opted to fly back to Bangkok instead of catching the train as that would get me into Bangkok too late at night. While comparing fares online, I somehow found that Thai Smile had a lower fare than low-cost carriers and even the train despite them … Continue reading Thai Smile Airways WE25: Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Airbus A320-200

Thai Airways TG402: Singapore to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Boeing 777-300

Thai Airways TG402 is the only morning flight of Thai Airways departing from Singapore at 8.15am, arriving into Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport at 9.15am. As such, the flight usually runs full with both people getting to Bangkok as well as transfer passengers to other destinations. This time, my flight was served by the higher-capacity Boeing 777-300. … Continue reading Thai Airways TG402: Singapore to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Boeing 777-300