Jewel Changi Airport review – An architectural marvel at the world’s best airport

In March 2019 Singapore Changi was crowned the best airport in the world for the seventh year in a row. That was just before Jewel Changi Airport opened. After previewing this architectural marvel I can’t see how any other airport is going to take this title in the foreseeable future. Jewel Changi is a mixed […]

Flight Review: Scoot – Kuala Lumpur to Singapore

Flight: Scoot TR 453 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with Scoot from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore. There are numerous options the choose from between these two cities so I compared flights with Skyscanner to find an appropriate time. In the end I went with Scoot for the price and time of […]

Flight Review: VietJet Air – Hanoi to Singapore

Flight: VietJet Air VJ 915 From: Hanoi (HAN) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with VietJet Air from Hanoi to Singapore. I compared flights with Skyscanner, and Vietjet was the cheapest option and at a reasonable hour of the day. The ticket was 2,164,000 VND ($92.50 USD) with a checked bag. I was in Hanoi last […]

Hotel Review: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport – staying at the best airport hotel in the world

Hotel Name: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Address: 75 Airport Boulevard (Terminal 3), Changi, Singapore Singapore Changi airport is continually voted as the best airport in the world, so it’s not surprising that it should also have the best airport hotel in the world. I haven’t stayed in nearly enough airport hotels to make such a […]

Singapore Airlines: Premium Economy Review – London (LHR) to Singapore

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 317 From: London Heathrow (LHR) To: Singapore (SIN) Class: Premium Economy Singapore Airlines have launched a Premium Economy service on their Singapore to London A380 flights. On the 29th of August I flew as a guest of Singapore Airlines on the inaugural flight of this new cabin class. The following flight […]

My best ever airport immigration experience

There are so many stories online of horror airport immigration experiences that you could start a Tumblr and never run out material (http://shittyairportexperiences.tumblr.com/ is free if you want to be the person to start that Tumblr). In my years of international travel I’ve had some memorably bad border control experiences (some of which were my […]

Sleeping in Airports: Staying overnight at Singapore Changi Airport

While booking flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Denpasar (Bali), the two cheapest flights on offer were overnighters with connections in Singapore or Kuala Lumpur (Low Cost Carrier Terminal). If you know anything about LCCT you would know not choose to do an overnighter there, so I picked the luxurious SIN. Usually I would […]