We got an SMS from Indigo stating that we should plan on being at the airport early, as today was Republic Day and there was extra security check. So we booked the Uber early, around 7 am. The guy reached in time and we loaded all our bags in the boot. The first thing that … Read more Stinking Driver, Slowest Frisk & a Mistaken Bag 🙂
In Aug 2019, we got ourselves an Amex card that came with a free Priority Pass card. I have had an American Express card since 2002 and I will never stop being a customer of Amex as long as I live – they are my benchmark for customer service and I don’t have a single … Read more Expensive Lounge lessons
On Aug 28th, we were at the Delhi airport on our way to Hyderabad. We went to the lounge to eat our lunch after we had spent some time browsing the Hidesign store for a sling bag for me. I liked one bag from their recent collection but decided to buy it after eating lunch. … Read more Serendipity at Airports !
Sept 1 and 2 – Vienna, Austria We reached Vienna late at night on Aug 31st. While the flight over was uneventful, we made the mistake of taking the City Airport Train (CAT) to the city centre instead of a regular Rejio Jet to the Hauptbahnhof (Central station). Sometimes overconfidence gets you into trouble … … Read more Day 1&2 – Settling in
…. It shouldn’t be difficult to guess. Every time I have entered this airport, I have either picked a fight during the security check or the boarding gate gets changed at will or the food outlets will not even acknowledge your existence or some alpha male (*&$#@) will strut about letting his wife carry five … Read more The Most Disappointing Airport in India ?
Monday Sept 10, 2018 – Frankfurt Frankfurt airport is a familiar place for us as we have taken our connections from this airport when we went to the US, but this was the first time we were not seeing the airport but touring the city. As we had a restful Sunday, we decided to do … Read more Germany Day 10 – Walking around Frankfurt
On Sept 1st, we left from Edinburgh for Hamburg by a Ryanair flight. Our flight was at 7.20 am, so Sriman dropped us off at the airport two hours earlier. While in the car, he told us that we had to drop off our bags first and then go to the departure gate. He repeated … Read more Ryanair at Edinburgh Airport – a different check-in process
This trip to the UK is dedicated to my father … we were planning to visit London in 2008 and we couldn’t because he had his cerebral haemorrhage in Aug of 2008 and passed away in Dec, the same year. For the next ten years we didn’t think about a visit as we were busy … Read more And our vacation begins !
I have the distinct pleasure of being on the first Lufthansa flight that allowed wifi in the air… but I have never used the wifi at airports in India. The first time Krishnan and I used airport wifi very effectively was at the Bangkok airport as we transited through it in 2016 to visit Laos. … Read more Sri Krishna Mayam … & Airport WiFi
Yesterday Krishnan had to be in Bangalore to conduct a training session. He left by an early morning 6.20 am flight, so I went to drop him at the T3 airport. The distance from our place to the airport is about 18 kms and without traffic that takes about 30 minutes and during peak hours … Read more Airport in 20 minutes ..