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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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Airline Service Review: FlyScoot.com Singapore (SIN) to Sydney, Australia (SYD)

// // [caption id="attachment_2629" align="alignright" width="150"] FlyScoot's Web site[/caption]   26 June, 2012 Singapore-Changi International Airport, Singapore (SIN) My flight TZ2 (Scoot 2/Singapore Airlines 7712) was at 2:10a on 26 June, 2012, as such, I had to arrive at the airport at about 11:30p on 25 June, 2012.  Flights just after midnight are always confusing to pass...
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Anthony Bourdain’s “Layover” Kerwin-style: Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of my favorite cities and despite its distance from the U.S. its a perfect place for a weekend trip and you'll still get about 12 hours on the ground. Although Hong Kong was handed over to China a few years back, a visa is not required if you are a U.S. citizen, so that makes it really easy to get to since there are several nonstop flights from the U.S. Including Continental Airl...
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Anthony Bourdain’s “Layover” Kerwin-style: Rome, Italy

I missed this week's episode of "Anthony Bourdain's The Layover," but I know that he did Rome, Italy.  Its been a while since I've been to the "Eternal City," but you can live vicariously through my friend Dan who's been there earlier this year. You must know that my first trip to Rome was fantastic although the thing that stood out in my mind was the graffiti on train ride from the Leonardo da V...
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Anthony Bourdain's "Layover" Kerwin-style: Singapore

Anthony Bourdain just aired his show called the "Layover" and Singapore was the city he reviewed.  My friends and I have been to Singapore for 24-48 hours so I thought I'd let you see what we did while we were there. But first let's talk about how to get to Singapore from the U.S. which is where Anthony started.  When I went, I took the nonstop flight from Newark, NJ (EWR) on an Airbus A340-500; ...
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