Hilton Frankfurt Airport

In the month of April I made a week long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish Railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn. We would be meeting up in Frankfurt as Michel was flying inbound on Latam´s daily 787 from Madrid while I…

Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Ataturk Airport

As we only had a short time in Istanbul between our arrival and departure (it was a mileage run after all), we decided to stay in a hotel close to the airport. As the Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Ataturk Airport, was only a 10 minute drive away, offered a complimentary airport shuttle service and an…

Aegean lounges in Athens Airport

Aegean Business Lounge Area A Extra Schengen The lounge in the A gates area is the smaller of both Aegean business lounges in Athens Airport, located in the far end of the A Area after walking through a long prison like corridor. It was only recently opened and caters to the Aegean and Star Alliance…

Exploring the expanded Brussels Airlines Loft

Brussels Airlines main lounge at Brussels Airport is their “the Loft” located in the intra-shengen A-gates area, one floor up from the main concourse, overlooking the airfield and the shopping and dining area below.

Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

As we would be leaving on an early flight from Brussels to Malta we either had the option of travelling on the first train in the morning from Antwerp to Brussels Airport or stay at an airport hotel.

The Netherlands to introduce a flight tax

There we go. The Dutch government wants to introduce a flight tax of 7 euros per plane ticket, regardless of the destination or the ticket price. It’s no surprise.

Flying Air Serbia from Athens to Podgorica

During our Balkan rail trip, we stumbled upon a problem, while we had gotten all the way from Antwerp to Athens by rail we now had to return back in the direction of home, however rail connections between Greece and the rest of Europe are very limited so we decided to add an air segment…