2021.09 – tour of alberta – flight to calgary

We really liked staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.  So much so, that we booked a return trip for April 2021.  Unfortunately that didn’t occur, and we rescheduled our stay to September.  This time though, instead of just visiting Banff, what else does Alberta hold?

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Australia & New Zealand 2018 – Part 1

Toronto Terminal 3, KLM Crown Lounge

Welcome to our epic trip for 2018! For notes on some of our planning elements, check out the Trip Planning posts to give you an idea of what is in store for us. This post covers our initial journey on our flights to Australia. We start with our first airport & lounge. Let’s go!

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If we didn’t enjoy our journey, how much can we enjoy our adventure?

Air Canada operates one daily, daytime transatlantic flight from Toronto.  Almost all other eastbound transatlantic flights, North America to Europe, are red-eyes leaving sometime in the evening and arriving in the morning in Europe.  This is great for having a connecting flight in Europe, but leaves us jet-lagged and results in us spending the first day in Europe sleeping a lot.

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