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KLM, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Copenhagen to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION Time to head back home to the sweltering heat and humidity that is summer in Switzerland. Still, it was nice to escape the heat for a few days and the forecast is that the weather will start to cool … Continue reading

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Trelleborg, Sweden

Trelleborg is a quaint little town on Sweden’s southern cost. It’s really very small and there isn’t anything much to see, other than its quaintness. It’s the day after the summer solstice, which is a public holiday in Sweden. As … Continue reading

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Germania, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Zürich to Rostock

INTRODUCTION Admittedly, I know I’m an embarrassment to all self-respecting southern Europeans, given that I really don’t handle the heat very well. On the other hand, having said that, it really is unusually hot in Switzerland right now – with … Continue reading

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Air Malta, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Malta to Zürich

INTRODUCTION June is probably one of the best months to visit the Maltese archipelago. The weather is already reliably and consistently warm but without the oppressive and stifling heat of July and August, when temperatures peak in the upper thirties … Continue reading

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SkyWork, Economy Class – Saab 2000: London City to Basel

Date: 14. May 2017. Departure: 19:40. Arrival: 22:00. Flight time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION I just landed in Heathrow on a Boeing B 747-400 of British Airways, coming from Mexico City. I have to say, Europe … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Boeing B 747-400: Mexico City to Heathrow

Date: 13. May 2017. Departure: 21:50. Arrival: 13:30. Flight time: 9 hours 50 minutes. Seat: 62K, window. INTRODUCTION This has been one of the most tiring trips I have made in a very long time, so I’m rather glad it’s … Continue reading

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Aeromexico Connect, Economy Class – Embraer 170: Querétaro to Mexico City

Date: 13. May 2017. Departure: 14:30. Arrival: 15:00. Flight time: 30 minutes. Seat: 16C, aisle. INTRODUCTION Querétaro Airport is about 35km from the old town and the journey there can take you anything between thirty minutes and two hours, depending … Continue reading

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Aeromexico, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: La Habana to Mexico City

Date: 09 May 2017. Departure: 15h10. Arrival: 17:00. Flight time: 2 hours 50 minutes. Seat: 1A, window. INTRODUCTION Cuba was an interesting experience and in its heyday Havana must have been a very beautiful city. But I’m now ready to … Continue reading

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La Habana

Havana is an interesting and eclectic mix that is difficult to take in and hard to understand. From a purely touristic point of view I can see that the city and country might have something to offer. Havana boasts a … Continue reading

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Aeromexico, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Mexico City to La Habana

Date: 07. May 2017. Departure: 10:40. Arrival: 13:50. Flight time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 1A, window. INTRODUCTION Mexico City airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is the old grotty place that is used by all airlines with the exception … Continue reading

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