Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

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United Airlines Business Class B777-200 Munich-Chicago

United Airlines Business Class mid-flight snacks

One last flight on United Airlines from Munich to Chicago, my kind of town. Travel takes a very long night and day from Dubai. At least one of the three flights (UAL) did take off on time at 12:10p from efficient

Flying Swiss Air and Lufthansa: Dubai-Zurich-Munich

outside the Hunt Museum, Limerick

It was almost 3:00a before the comfortable Swiss Air A330-300 to Zurich taxied down the runway at Dubai Airport. Menus were passed out and Swiss Air does it right. They have a loose sheet of paper and pen. Passengers fill out

Dubai International Airport and Star Alliance Business Lounge

Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport does not have signage and/or a departure board that shows airline check-in information or what time check-in begins. From the minute we walked in, all that could be seen was mass confusion and chaos. Passengers trying to close over-stuffed

Royal Caribbean Gulf Cruise: Dubai Disembarkation Information

Royal Caribbean Splendour of the Seas

Passengers officially disembark in Dubai on the 7th day of Royal Caribbean Splendour of the Seas Cruise. Detailed instructions for the disembarkation procedure is delivered to cabins. The packet includes: a list showing cabin disembarkation times and designated waiting areas and

Arabian Gulf Cruise: More Dubai UAE Information and Trivia

Dubai Gold Souk

Splendour of the Seas did dock in Dubai UAE overnight for a two-day stay before disembarkation but we had pretty much been there and seen it before the cruise. Still, it was another chance to walk around the fun Bastakiya area. You

Hop on Bus, Abu Dhabi Arabian Gulf Cruise

Abu Dhabi UAE

We prepaid for the Hop on Bus. The hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Abu Dhabi takes you to all of the city’s famous landmarks. Supposedly, the hop-on, hop-off facility gives access to the best things to do in Abu Dhabi