Category Archives: World Trip 2017

Six Months Until My Africa Trip

I realised today that I’m only six months from commencing my next major world trip covering 11 countries over 62 days entered on Africa.  I was reviewing my trip notes and getting excited from the many highlights I’m anticipating.   Before … Continue reading

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Bali 2017 – A Family Adventure

Well my idea for a quick and quiet getaway to Bali, Indonesia to visit my 57 country and at the same time qualify for Qantas Life Time Gold Membership has been radically changed for the better 🙂 First my sister … Continue reading

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The Joy of International flying: Africa Edition

Now that I have my flights booked I wanted to work out how long (distance and time) I’ll be in the air – it’s the nerd in me 🙂  This trip I’ll actually be enjoying First Class and Business Class … Continue reading

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Africa Return Flights Booked

I just booked my return flights back to Australia using QANTAS frequent flyer points for the end of my Africa tour late January 2018. Cape Town to Johannesburg (BA6416 14.00 to 16.00)  Johannesburg to Sydney (QF64 18.50 to 15.35 overnight … Continue reading

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Emirates First Class Flights Booked

The next stage of my African 2017-18 trip is in place :).  I’ve booked my first class award flights from Melbourne to Nairobi via Singapore and Dubai. EK405 Melbourne to Singapore (18.45 – 23.35: 6 hours 50 minutes) Seat 1K … Continue reading

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Africa 2017-2018 Trip

My work has provisionally approved my leave for next year between November 2017 and January. This means the planning for my trip to Africa can now advance. Part of this trip is also visiting Dubai (UAE) while flying to Nairobi, … Continue reading

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