First Hand Account from the Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking

Most of you have probably heard about the hijacking of the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Rome on Sunday night.  The full news story is here, but the general story is that the co-pilot of the flight locked the captain out of the cockpit when he got up to go to the bathroom.  The 30 year old Ethiopian co-pilot apparently “wanted asylum in Switzerland,” and circled above Geneva, Switzerland before landing. A post was made on Reddit about 12 hours ago by a passenger who says he was on the flight and talks about the chilling details of Continue reading First Hand Account from the Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking

Ethiopian Airlines – Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US

IntroductionANA Business Class Chicago to TokyoUnited Club – Tokyo NaritaThai Airways Business Class Tokyo to BangkokOne Night in BangkokThai Airways Business Class Bangkok to BaliD’Wina Villa Kuta and Exploring Bali (Part 1)Exploring Bali (Part 2)Exploring Bali (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis AbabaEthiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to SeychellesHilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Exploring the Seychelles (Part 1)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 2)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US After an incredible 2 weeks – starting with an excellent flight on ANA from Chicago to Tokyo, connecting to a Thai Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines – Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US

Ethiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to Seychelles

IntroductionANA Business Class Chicago to TokyoUnited Club – Tokyo NaritaThai Airways Business Class Tokyo to BangkokOne Night in BangkokThai Airways Business Class Bangkok to BaliD’Wina Villa Kuta and Exploring Bali (Part 1)Exploring Bali (Part 2)Exploring Bali (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis AbabaEthiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to SeychellesHilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Exploring the Seychelles (Part 1)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 2)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US   Our flight into Addis Ababa from Bangkok arrived on time at 6:20 am, although we parked in a remote stand, Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to Seychelles

Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis Ababa

IntroductionANA Business Class Chicago to TokyoUnited Club – Tokyo NaritaThai Airways Business Class Tokyo to BangkokOne Night in BangkokThai Airways Business Class Bangkok to BaliD’Wina Villa Kuta and Exploring Bali (Part 1)Exploring Bali (Part 2)Exploring Bali (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis AbabaEthiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to SeychellesHilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Exploring the Seychelles (Part 1)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 2)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US   After an amazing week in Bali, it was about time to head on to our next destination – the Seychelles. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis Ababa

Around the World in 2 Weeks: Introduction

IntroductionANA Business Class Chicago to TokyoUnited Club – Tokyo NaritaThai Airways Business Class Tokyo to BangkokOne Night in BangkokThai Airways Business Class Bangkok to BaliD’Wina Villa Kuta and Exploring Bali (Part 1)Exploring Bali (Part 2)Exploring Bali (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok to Addis AbabaEthiopian Airlines Cloud Nine Lounge and Addis Ababa to SeychellesHilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Exploring the Seychelles (Part 1)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 2)Exploring the Seychelles (Part 3)Ethiopian Airlines Seychelles to Addis Ababa and Back to the US   For those who may not know, the Guru and the New Mrs. Guru got married a few weeks ago.   Naturally, Continue reading Around the World in 2 Weeks: Introduction