Well here we are...travelling again! Flights are a mess, travel times are long and arduous and changes and cancellations are the way things are these post-COVID days! But, after numerous changes and a couple of cancellations we made it to Indonesia after 3 years of trying... We always plan carefully...but sometimes all the good planning… Continue reading Wonderful Indonesia! Denpasar!
‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’
Cats, cats, and more cats... The 'Aitutaki Community Cat Project' is a group of veterinarians, vet techs, nurses, and helpers who have been coming to Aitutaki for the last couple of years to de-sex local and feral cats on the island. To say there was a cat problem was an understatement. But, there was a… Continue reading ‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’
I’ve been asked
How Do You Get to the Cook Islands?Well, some adventurers do a simple flight (non-stop 7.5 hours) from Los Angeles, USA to Rarotonga, Cook Islands on Air New Zealand. This once a week flight (departing LA on Saturday, departs Raro on Friday) gives those who want a quick get-away the chance to experience Roratonga for… Continue reading I’ve been asked
Ahhh… Air new Zealand an Ooops for you… downgraded to 6/10
Prior to leaving Canada we always check and double check our details, flights, accommodations, car rentals etc. From doing this we are always sure that everything is in order before we leave home base. This time as we were checking our flights we logged in to Air New Zealand and were checking arrival and departure… Continue reading Ahhh… Air new Zealand an Ooops for you… downgraded to 6/10
And the next adventure begins
Our flights from Canada to the Cook Islands were interesting (to say the least), changed three times by Air New Zealand (and they forgot to re-assign our premium seats - but that is another post - check it out), a grueling 45 hours! It would not have been quite that long if we had not… Continue reading And the next adventure begins
Air New Zealand… customer service 10/10
When we booked our tickets to the Cook Islands last year we did not anticipate so many changes. But... and there is always a but! There were changes! Just a few more than expected... date changes, time changes and route changes... we can anticipate that booking well in advance would precipitate the chance of schedule… Continue reading Air New Zealand… customer service 10/10
Ahhh… the InterJet experience… not so good!
UPDATE: Finally gave up trying to deal with Interjet to change the dates of my tickets. It was a bad experience, and one I do not wish to repeat, I lost some money but learned a valuable lesson. The lesson: check every word of the fare rules and if there is 'anything' that does not… Continue reading Ahhh… the InterJet experience… not so good!
To Mexico… maybe!?
Well we purchased tickets to Mexico for this winter and we are really looking forward to it. We also decided to take a side trip from Cabo to Chetumal and check out the other side of the land mass. Interjet had some great prices so we went with the San Jose del Cabo to Chetumal… Continue reading To Mexico… maybe!?