American Express Lounge Sydney: The Centurion’s Overcrowded Australian Cousin

I recently visited the AMEX lounge at Sydney Airport before and after my flights to New Zealand (more on that in the coming days). The lounge is located across from Gate 24 right after the McDonalds on the right. Since I had breezed through security and passport control, I had …

Review: Qantas Economy CHC-MEL (The Best Short Haul Flight Ever)

How I booked the Flight I booked our flights between Christchurch and Melbourne using 10,000 Avios per passenger. Since the flying time only comes out to around 3 hours, I decided to just book economy and save myself 10k for another time.  British Airways has a distance based award chart, …

World’s Most Beautiful Drives: Tekapo to Franz Josef Glacier

Many people don’t realize the beauty of driving through New Zealand’s wilderness. Most of the landscapes just open up right before you as you drive through the well paved, well marked roads. Unlike many other destinations across the world, there isn’t much separating you and the views from your car …