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Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 7, 19, 1:29 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,590
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Done Ottawa, DC, Bern, Bonn, Madrid, Athens, Abu...

Done Ottawa, DC, Bern, Bonn, Madrid, Athens, Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Riyadh and Haag - to name just some of more popular destinations where most visitors rarely see the capitol. But despite having been to...
Nov 19, 19, 3:48 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 15,030
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Went from gold on every major alliance, as well...

Went from gold on every major alliance, as well as EK, to nada within a year when changing jobs. Now back at a job which require a fair amount of travel, and I seriously don't give two fifths of...
Nov 17, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,258
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

It is probably worth mentioning that "Europe" is...

It is probably worth mentioning that "Europe" is not a country, and that each country in Europe is an independent state with their own rules, regulations and laws. Therefore, what goes in one country...
Nov 17, 19, 4:16 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,195
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

I think the point being made was, that your...

I think the point being made was, that your friend is an idiot for attempting long-haul travel in such a condition.

As for being 'left helpless', that's hardly the case now is it? Unless you're of...
Nov 10, 19, 4:03 am
Replies: 48
Views: 9,699
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

My house, my rules. Besides, the vast majority of...

My house, my rules. Besides, the vast majority of the time elapsed since we evolved into being bipeds have been spent with said feet going bare. I, for one, am finding it much more comfortable to...
Nov 10, 19, 2:59 am
Replies: 48
Views: 9,699
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

As for sleeping with socks on, that's just about...

As for sleeping with socks on, that's just about the most uncomfortable thing I can imagine. So if you're sat next to me in Business, there's a fairly good chance one or more of my feet my poke out...
Nov 2, 19, 3:31 am
Replies: 55
Views: 9,847
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Anything over 2 hours is wasting time. Would you...

Anything over 2 hours is wasting time. Would you also be in the airport for check-in almost 3 hours before STD?
Oct 26, 19, 2:28 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,807
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

What you are suggesting, is that the airline...

What you are suggesting, is that the airline should take on extra cost to the detriment of all passenger, in order to please the minute minority who are vegans/vegetarians. There is an option for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 6, 19, 2:05 am
Replies: 61
Views: 17,905
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Was living in Germany and my mom was visiting....

Was living in Germany and my mom was visiting. We'd decided to fly back to CPH rather than drive. Taxi ordered, we head for the train station with an assortment of bags, wheelies and a singular...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 29, 19, 2:26 am
Replies: 59
Views: 8,848
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Mainly because most people are self-centered...

Mainly because most people are self-centered idiots with zero consideration for how their actions may impact others or, indeed, the legality of their actions.

A very good friend of mine is a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 27, 19, 5:01 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

I would question my choice of employer, and then...

I would question my choice of employer, and then act accordingly. Which would probably mean flying over 3 days before the first meeting, and refrain from reporting back in the office until 3 days...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 26, 19, 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Flying AF would entail a connection in CDG. Avoid...

Flying AF would entail a connection in CDG. Avoid CDG at all cost. UA and AA probably goes via LHR. Avoid LHR at all cost. KL is via AMS, but it's a sodding 777 which, apart from being noisy, is also...
Forum: Europe
Aug 26, 19, 11:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

3 days to calmly see Istanbul? Well, yes, if...

3 days to calmly see Istanbul? Well, yes, if you're only planning to scrape the surface of a tiny part of this huge city.

My ex is Turkish, and I've been to Istanbul more than 20 times on...
Aug 10, 19, 3:03 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,447
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

I never have, and never would, spend my own money...

I never have, and never would, spend my own money on J or F travel. On the other hand, I would flatly refuse to fly Y for anything more than 6 hours if the company's paying.

Since I spend around...
Aug 1, 19, 1:42 am
Replies: 146
Views: 29,580
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Once, and only once, was I duped into changing...

Once, and only once, was I duped into changing seat by a gate agent. Flight was CPH-BRU, I was travelling with my 5-year old daughter on reward tickets, and had booked two adjoining seats in the 2+3...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 28, 19, 4:02 am
Replies: 88
Views: 7,133
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Europe Berlin Brussels Copenhagen Dublin ...

Europe
Berlin
Brussels
Copenhagen
Dublin
Helsinki
Stockholm
Oslo
Warsaw
Den Haag
Jul 24, 19, 2:03 am
Replies: 85
Views: 7,114
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Easy solution: Board with the kids in their...

Easy solution: Board with the kids in their assigned boarding group. How's that for a radical thought!
Replies: 44
Views: 4,778
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

BA, LH and EK have all tried to downgrade my...

BA, LH and EK have all tried to downgrade my sorry self, and they've all retracted when I confronted them with the harsh realities of such action. It's mainly due to knowing your rights, standing...
Jun 15, 19, 3:02 am
Replies: 67
Views: 6,265
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

There are no intersecting runways in LHR, and BA...

There are no intersecting runways in LHR, and BA (along with a very long list of other non-US airlines) does not accept LAHSO clearances - even when issued in the few places who allow them.
...
Jun 11, 19, 3:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,750
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

I'll hazard a guess: You failed to purchase a...

I'll hazard a guess: You failed to purchase a business-class ticket?
Jun 7, 19, 2:24 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,197
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Since Tirana is the only airport in Albania with...

Since Tirana is the only airport in Albania with commercial passenger services, that would be quite a feat!
May 24, 19, 2:12 am
Replies: 57
Views: 7,585
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Why would one even rate these tax dodging...

Why would one even rate these tax dodging pirates?

Extremely pleased when they were booted out of Denmark, for failure to comply with current legislation. In the aftermath of that, and following...
May 21, 19, 3:58 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,872
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Many moons ago was travelling on DL from CPH to...

Many moons ago was travelling on DL from CPH to TXL, a hop of less than an hour. I was working for DL's handling agent in CPH at the time, and due to someone doing something really good, DL decided...
May 21, 19, 3:49 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,279
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

I always, as in every single time, turned my...

I always, as in every single time, turned my phone completely off prior to boarding, to be turned back off after exiting the aircraft at destination. And you know what, my life was no worse off for...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 14, 19, 2:17 am
Replies: 118
Views: 9,700
Posted By Sheikh Yerbooty

Friends of mine recently made their first ever...

Friends of mine recently made their first ever visit to the US. Despite me warning and advising them, they were shocked when exposed to the 'tipping and prices excluding tax' culture of dining in the...
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