As I am preparing for a city trip to Madrid in Spain, what do I take along in my hand luggage?
My friend Ivan always dreamed of visiting New York, so when he became 30 we decided to go to New York as a way to celebrate. To fly over there we stumbled on some very reasonably priced Economy class tickets on the direct flights operated by Brussels Airlines and as we are both quite tall guys we opted to splash out on the “upgrade” to Economy Privilege. Economy privilege is the Brussels Airlines equivalent of an Economy Plus product and encompasses a normal Economy seat with slightly more legroom and recline and an improved meal service, but is nowhere near the product offerings of Premium Economy on other airlines.
Here it is again. Is flying too cheap? Should flying be taxed? It’s a question which will receive an answer soon.
On Friday, Danny, Scott and I did something silly. Everyone asked “why?”, we responded “why not?”. We toured Belgium and the Netherlands by train, in one day, taking twelve hours.
Last ime we talked about the long distance and transcontinental trains ofthe American rail operator Amtrak. Today we discuss the Amtrak trains operating on shorter distances, the so called ‘corridor’ services. These services are also more influenced and sometimes even funded by the local states, so their services can differ. Continue reading