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Where is the Best Seat on the Plane?

The most obvious answer is first class followed by business class, then premium economy and finally economy. Of course, it costs a lot of money to book into some of these classes and on some airlines it is not worth paying more, especially on...

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24 Oct 2011 | 12:47 PM

Flapping Mad

I had had quite enough of Johor Bahru. We had been there for a long time already and had seen everything there was to see, including the rats that romance one another in the sunset on the walk from Danga Bay. Don’t get me wrong, Johor Bahru...

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19 Oct 2011 | 08:43 PM

They Want Your Money and Your Life

Those poor, desperate children in their ragged outfits are begging you to give them anything – money, food, anything. Your heart goes out to them, so you let them surround you on every side and you reach for your wallet or purse, only it is...

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19 Oct 2011 | 12:34 PM

Hotels, Beware

Most travel scams are directed at tourists. However, sometimes hotels, guest houses and other establishments become the target. For legal reasons I cannot name this person. Suffice it to say that if you encounter someone whose initials are KK and...

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13 Oct 2011 | 11:35 AM

The Day I Joined The Mile High Club

I was sitting next to the aisle. In fact, I was sitting next to the window too. I was on one of those small planes with a 1-2 seating arrangement and no overhead compartments on one side of the plane. The one and only air hostess brought the...

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13 Oct 2011 | 11:08 AM