Month: May 2017

Lounge review: SAS Gold Lounge, Oslo Airport (OSL)

Lounge review: SAS Gold Lounge, Oslo Airport (OSL)

As I wrote the other day, I flew from Oslo to Miami in SAS Plus (Premium Economy), and so had access to the SAS Lounge at OSL prior to departure. My travel companions were Eurobonus Gold and Diamond, however, so I could pass through to the Gold lounge by accompanying them. Star Alliance Gold members are … Continue reading Lounge review: SAS Gold Lounge, Oslo Airport (OSL)

Airlines and their complimentary upgrade policy

Yesterday I had tickets with SAS to Miami in their premium economy «Plus» class (review will follow soon). I was supposed to travel with a friend, but a few days prior to departure, he received the following email:  A lovely gesture from the airline, as my friend is Eurobonus Diamond and spends a LOT of time onboard SAS … Continue reading Airlines and their complimentary upgrade policy

Hotel review: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand

Hotel review: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand

Just three hours by bus outside of Bangkok, you'll find Hua Hin, vacation hotspot for both Bangkok residents and tourists alike. Unfortunately we seemed to have chosen one of the busiest traffic days of the year out of the Thai capital, so our trip to Hua Hin took something like six and a half hours. … Continue reading Hotel review: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand

Review: Finnair Business Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350)

Review: Finnair Business Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350)

I've only ever flown economy class in my life, except for one instance of premium economy for work many years ago. Therefore I decided to go a little crazy on a recent trip to Thailand, especially since I was gonna travel all alone. I found the best combination of fare and travel time with Finnair, … Continue reading Review: Finnair Business Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350)