Provence 🇫🇷

Road Trip trough wine country and lavender fields with a Lexus SC430 Convertible

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life June 20, 2021 The Provence has been on my travel list for many years but in pre-corona times was on the lower end as more exotic destinations lured. This year it was an easy choice as besides the landscape and lifestyle together with those famous lavender fields […]

Tanzania 🇹🇿

Serengeti National Park, Matawi Serengeti Camp, Zebra, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Hypo, Buffalo, Crocodile, Flamingo, Gnu, Giraffe, Antelope, Dik-Dik, Turtle, Aerial Views

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life February 3rd, 2021 The land of beauty and tranquility Our journey took us along the famous northern circuit starting in Arusha. We first headed towards Lake Manyara and Taragire N.P. Followed by the Ndutu Area in the southwestern part of the Serengeti before entering the National Park. […]

Egypt 🇪🇬

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life January 7th, 2021 The joy was immense to finish a tough travel year with a jewel. A ‘Jewel of the Nile’ one could say. Luxor And it turned out to be one. Starting with staying at the fabulous Winter Palace (an iconic building from the Belle-Epoque Era) […]

Azerbaijan 🇦🇿

Transafrica 2018 | Baku, Azerbaijan | Harbour view, drone footage | Formula 1 Race

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transafrica 2018 STOP 1 April 28, 2018 Mollis – Burgas – Baku Flight distance: 1957 nmHours in the air: 8.20 Memorable F1 race in windy city Driving to the airport early Saturday morning, we noticed again how pristine Switzerland is. Things went fast all the sudden and […]

Bangkok – Thailand 🇹🇭

Transpacific 2016, Bangkok, Thailand, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 20 July 6, 2016 Flight distance: 426 nmHours in the air: 1.05 Well, all great things have to come to an end eventually. In this case it meant flying our beloved “Töffli” (i.e. The Plane Pilatus PC-12NG) to Bangkok where it will be taken […]

Siem Reap – Cambodia 🇰🇭

Transpacific 2016, Siam Reap, Cambodia, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 19 July 4, 2016 Flight distance: 287 nmHours in the air: 1.00 The last day in Cambodia meant getting up really early to see  the wonders of Angkor Wat and then later the last flight on to the final destination Bangkok. Facts & figures With […]

Phnom Penh – Cambodia 🇰🇭

Transpacific 2016, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 18 July 2, 2016 Flight distance: 1389 nmHours in the air: 3.25 The problem with the fuel had been fixed the night before which meant that we made it in time to Cambodia. Here we meet the rest of the Frey family and headed […]

Brunei 🇧🇳

Transpacific 2016, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 17 July 1, 2016 Flight distance: 2296 nmHours in the air: 5.20 Today was the longest single leg of the entire trip crossing the Philippines over to Borneo and finally Brunei. Not only was the weather lousy (hot and humid) but for some reason […]

Palau 🇵🇼

Transpacific 2016, Babelthuap island, Palau, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 16 June 30, 2016 Flight distance: 1482 nmHours in the air: 3.10 After some difficulties with airspace control we made it to Palau before lunch. We had a fantastic view over the island during our approach. Everything here looks neat and it seems that […]

Guam 🇬🇺

Transpacific 2016, Hagåtña, Guam International Airport, Guam, Photo by Alficionado

Alficionado ♡ treasuring the good sides of life Transpacific 2016 STOP 15 June 28, 2016 Flight distance: 296 nmHours in the air: 0.50 lI was a short ride over to Guam. Now being on US Territory handling was very professional and fast so we were at our hotel already before lunch.Besides being home to Andersen […]