Air Asia Sydney to Phuket. Part 2, Kuala Lumper to Phuket.

I’ve been at KLIA2 (Kuala Lumper International Airport Terminal 2)  for about an hour and a half and now it’s time to board my connecting flight to Phuket, Thailand. While KLIA2 is a modern airport and much better than the shacks Air Asia used to depart from, I find it a bit of a maze…

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! I spent a lot of time travelling in 2017 and I’ve just calculated it, I flew 97,707 kilometres. That’ just just over 2 times the circumference of our beautiful planet. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! I visited 24…

Thai Air Asia. Phuket to Chiang Mai.

Travelling from the major tourist resort city of Phuket located in the South of Thailand to the Jungle city of Chiang Mai in the north of the country could take up to 3 days by land (thats ferry, bus and train, all three at least!). Low cost carrier, Thai Air Asia, part of the Air…

Touring The Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Mandalay.

 My friend Bert and I visited Myanmar some months ago and our first stop was the northern city of Mandalay. From there we travelled to Bagan, Lake Inle and Yangon, the capital. Welcome to Myanmar! While some may refer to it as Burma, the official name is The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.  Thai Air…

Review: Air Asia X Sydney to Kuala Lumpur Economy Class

“Passengers please note, we have shut the doors and will be making our departure 15 minutes earlier than scheduled, we trust this is convenient for everyone” ‘Very rare to hear that announcement…..Damn!’ I mumbled to myself as I peered into my empty wallet. I’d forgotten to go to an ATM and get cash out. I use cards…

Review: Air Asia X – Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur – Economy Class

The Frugal Flyer – How little can I spend to get from Australia to Asia without going hungry? To celebrate low cost carrier Air Asia X announcing new services between Adelaide and Kuala Lumpur, they released a limited number of introductory fares between the two cities from AUD$99.  I managed to purchase one of these…