At the airport I frequently come across that passengers don’t know how the airlines co-operate with other airlines and how it affects their journey. The co-operation mode that the airlines use is called codesharing. Codesharing means that you have for example bought a flight ticket from Cathay Pacific for the flight from Helsinki to Beijing but the flight will be operated by Finnair. It means that the plane … Continue reading Codesharing to ease your travels!
Lisbon is a beautiful city with lovely atmosphere and is without doubt worth experiencing! Let’s start with the main places you should definitely go when you visit Lisbon. One of the must-see sights in Lisbon is the Castle of Saint George. It’s located in the heart of Lisbon on top of a high hill and has the most stunning view over the city. The castle itself … Continue reading Perfect city break in Lisbon – the places you cannot afford to miss
The people around you are unfamiliar. The culture, their habits, their view of life is completely different. It’s exciting, intriguing and scary. You have jumped out of your comfort zone to get new experiences. The unfamiliarity of things is what trigger the culture shock. You would like to get something that reminds you of home. Culture shock strikes when you enter a new country, a … Continue reading Culture shock at home
Whenever I travel I try to look for a local service instead of an international chain. Why do I do it? Does it matter where you stay or where you dine? I want to support the local entrepreneurs because it will affect the wellbeing in that country. The locals will use the money to support the local economy. International chains are spreading all over the world and … Continue reading Choose wisely, choose local!
1. Pink dolphins in Khanom Pink dolphins – you must be joking right? But no I’m not kidding. In Eastern Thailand in a city called Khanom you can take a pink dolphin tour. I can tell you by heart, it’s worth going. I took guests for pink dolphin watching around 25 times and only once we didn’t meet my dolphin friends. The pink dolphins can … Continue reading These are the places you want to visit in Thailand!
Paris, Nice, Brussels, München, Istanbul, Thailand -what do these places hold in common? Unfortunately they all have been part of sad events related to terrorist attacks. If you have checked the news during this year of 2016 you know they have been sad. Sad things have happened inside Europe and further away. Everyone should be aware but should we be scared? If you are scared, … Continue reading Do the news define your travelling behaviour?
There are a few things for you to remember when you buy airline tickets. These are the cases I have faced at the airport most often. Confirm the times and dates As simple as it sounds please triple check the time and dates that they are correct on your flight ticket. I have seen too many times that people arrive at the airport with their … Continue reading Check out these tips before buying flights!
Sound. Waves crashing to the shore. The sea is coming back. High tide. Leaves of the palm trees soughing together. Fan rolling around and around and around. That’s my brightest memory of a sound on my travels. Trips we make are full of sounds. Sounds create memories. What is your clearest memory from your travels with sounds and voices? When you travel remember to take your … Continue reading Four senses of travel
At the airport I encounter everyday inquires about how to pack certain items for the flight. Some questions show up everyday and most of them are about hand luggage. I want to make your life easier and tell you the things that occur to me most often. Question 1. “I have liquids in the hand luggage! How do I know what’s even liquid?” And now … Continue reading 8 essential tips on how to pack your bags right for a flight!
Have you already experienced the future of flying with advanced technology? That’s how Finnair promotes their new airplane, the A350 XWB. Finnair was the first airline in Europe to receive a new fleet of A350s and I got to experience it earlier this year. The news have been harsh on Finnair’s new fleet of A350s. There were delays in their delivery and when Finnair had … Continue reading Flying with Zorro