Darwin as Asia’s gateway to Australia

My first time to Darwin was a stop at the airport in 2007, which we all know doesn’t count as a visit. I was flying from Sydney to Mumbai, which stopped at Darwin on the way. That flight route was made famous by Ralph Fiennes and a Qantas flight attendant, though my flight was not […]

Flight Review: Virgin Australia – Darwin to Melbourne

Flight: Virgin Australia VA 1460 From: Darwin (DRW) To: Melbourne (MEL) I flew with Virgin Australia from Darwin to Melbourne. I was originally flying from Bali to Melbourne but I noticed a cheap flight from Bali to Darwin, so I made the detour to Darwin. I compared flights with Skyscanner.com to see what my options […]

Hotel Review: The Cavenagh Hotel, Darwin – Australia

Hotel: The Cavenagh Hotel Address: 12 Cavenagh St, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia I stayed at The Cavenagh Hotel in Darwin. I booked online and picked it for its location and price, which worked out to be $53 AUD per night. It turned out to be a great choice as this was an ideal hotel for […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Denpasar (Bali) to Darwin

Flight: AirAsia AK 649 From: Denpasar (DPS) To: Darwin (DRW) I flew with AirAsia from Bali to Darwin. I was looking for a flight from Bali to Melbourne and I found that I could cobble together an itinerary via Darwin for about the same price. I had never been to Darwin before so this seemed […]

Flight Review: Tiger Airways – Singapore to Melbourne via Darwin

Flight: Tiger Airways TR 702 Date: 27 Feb 2008 From: Singapore (SIN) To: Darwin (DRW) Flight: Tiger Airways TT 7567 Date: 28 Feb 2008 From: Darwin (DRW) To: Melbourne (MEL) Tiger Airways is a low cost airline based in Singapore, with its primary hub at Singapore Changi Airport. Tiger Airways began operations in 2004 and […]