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Trip Report (in 25 Pictures): United 1 (UA1) San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Singapore (SIN)

United 1: Airplane at gate in SIN. I tried to get a better shot, but the gate location and angle prevented it.
UA1/1 June 2016 San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) N36962| Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Depart: 10:55p Arrive: 6:15a two days later; 3 June 2016 United Airlines.com | twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube Ultra long flights are now a thing again and some months back United announced that they would be flying from San Francisco to Singapore which is a distance of 8,446M/13,593KM. Th...
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Airline Service Review: Flydubai From Dubai, UAE (DXB) To Muscat, Oman (MCT)

I had never been to Muscat, Oman (MCT), so I jumped at the opportunity to make the visit. I checked and realized that flydubai (FZ) flies there using Boeing 737-800s from its base in Dubai, UAE (DXB). So I partnered with them to make this trip happen. For my 7:00a flight this morning, I journeyed over to their Terminal 2 operations via my hotel shuttle which had made a stop at Terminal 3 first....
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Countries/Geographic Regions Visited

I'm often asked how many countries I've visited.  While this sounds like an easy question, it's actually quite complicated.  My number changes constantly as I'm always traveling.  Serbia then Bosnia & Herzegovina are the two latest ones claimed in October 2012.  I had a great chat with my fellow travel blogger Theodora as she wrote a post and asked about the countries visited. The number of...
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Bus Service Review: IDBUS Traveling From London, England to Paris, France

I was in London during the Olympics and was trying to think of a way to depart without paying the egregious Airport Passenger Departure (APD) tax.  My options were to take a bus, train or ferry.  I was looking around and found a new company called IDBUS as they were offering 5 GBP fares from London to Paris.   I thought the service was something you could use if you ever had the need to...
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Airline Service Review: Tiger Airways (TT235) – Gold Coast, Australia (OOL) to Sydney, Australia (SYD)

TT235/1 Jul2012 Gold Coast, QLD Australia (OOL) to Sydney, Australia (SYD) VH-VNH| Airbus A320 Ticket Purchase I logged onto Kayak.com as I was looking for flights between Sydney and Gold Coast.  I was meeting a friend up there and we were going to hang out with some frequent flyers.  I was psyched.  I had tooled around for a bit in getting the tickets and they had gone from 200 AUD to now...
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