My most recent excursion involved travelling to Central America, starting in El Salvador and backpacking my way through Guatemala and Honduras, and finally arriving at Utila Island to get my open water scuba diving certification. What an incredible experience! However, getting there took a bit of effort. Brisbane to San Salvador: 54 hours in transit. This is why I should never be left in charge of booking flights, and there are a fair few people that will back me on that one.
My older sister Sam and my friend Wade were, shall we say, a bit furious after I booked us flights a few years ago with China Southern back to the UK from Australia…including an 8 hour stopover in Guangzhou, which due to delays turned into 11 hours, and when we finally did reach boarding time our seats had been double booked so we all had to separate.
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