Category Archives: Short Breaks

Day 4 – Short Break: Perth, Australia

Today was the return home to Melbourne.  Early in the day I actually joined a work meeting via a conference call for an hour.  With that completed a quick visit to local Rebel Sports to buy a ‘cold’ towel that … Continue reading

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Flight Review – QF476 Perth to Melbourne

Flight: QF476 Melbourne to Perth Airline: QANTAS Plane: Airbus 330-200 Gate: 15 Seat: 2A (Business Class) Departed: 12:58 (Scheduled 12:55) Arrived: 18:28 (Scheduled 18:30) Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes This was the return business flight QF769 which I previously reviewed. … Continue reading

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Lounge Review – Qantas Perth Domestic Business Lounge

When visited: May 2017 Time of day: Late Morning / Early Afternoon (11.50 am to 12.30 pm) Rating: 4 / 5 ACCESS RULES – Flying Business class on a Qantas or QantasLink flight later that day. – Qantas Platinum member … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Short Break: Perth, Australia

Sunday 07 May 2017. Photos. Highlights: AFL Match – Fremantle v Essendon Today was the main event of the trip a visit to Subiaco Oval to watch my team Essendon play the local boys the Fremantle Dockers.  But first I … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Short Break: Perth and Rottnest Island, Australia

Saturday 06 May 2017.  Photos. Highlights: Swan River Cruise, Indian Ocean, Rottnest Island: Quokkas, Bathurst Lighthouse, West End Coast line Today was all about visiting Rottnest Island which I’ve been hearing about for years.  Rottnest Island is about 33 kilometres … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Short Break: Perth, Australia

Friday 05 May 2017. Photos. Highlights: Qantas Business Class Flight, Gloucester Park Harness Racing Today saw the start of a short four day break to Perth just as the cold weather commences back at home in Melbourne.  I booked a cheap … Continue reading

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Flight Review – QF769 Melbourne to Perth

Flight: QF769 Melbourne to Perth Airline: QANTAS Plane: Airbus 330-200 Gate: 12 Seat: 2A (Business Class) Departed: 12:47 (Scheduled 12:40) Arrived:  14:47 (Scheduled 14:50) Duration: 4 Hours 10 Minutes As part of a short break in Perth to relaxed and … Continue reading

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