• We are Australians, now retired, living in Scotland. I use the Ziploc bags for frequently-used currencies. Tend to toss the silver coins, or from a place I may not get to again, into the charity bins or bags. Funny thing is that while Scotland widely accepts English notes, the English don't n...

  • I'm an Australian now living in Edinburgh and sadly too familiar with Heathrow. The lounge in T5 is simply unfriendly. Too crowded and not zoned properly; the "flow" is awful. I think it was designed by someone who never had to sit for more than two hours in a lounge. However, heaps of power pl...

  • The last time I flew BA you exited the window seat without having to climb over your seatmate because the seats are forward/back facing. Has that changed? 

  • On a HGK-LHR or SIN-LHR run, which is the better business class? Cathay or BA? Looks like most of the aircraft are 777s, although BA is showing at least one A380 option. The BA site doesn't do a great job of showing off their seats which leads me to believe they are not quite as current as the CX...

  • I'm a former New Yorker. When I go back I generally stay at the Beacon Hotel on Broadway and 75th. It's my old neighbourhood of the Upper West Side. It's a former apartment building (people still live there, actually) and while it's a bit old the location is fantastic and the rooms have all been ...