Travel

Tales, adventures and photography from around the world.
future cruising celebrity edge

TRAVEL | At The City Lane, we keep our pulse on how emerging technologies are impacting our favorite activity – travel. The Celebrity Edge is the first cruise ship to be designed completely in 3D, and we must say that we were intrigued! On Monday, March 13, Celebrity Cruises shared a first

modern traveller

TRAVEL | Here at The City Lane we travel a lot, and for me personally, 2016 was the year I spent more time on airplanes than any other. A question that’s often asked of me is “do you get sick of flying”? and my response to that is a resounding

traditional filipino cuisine binulo restaurant

ANGELES CITY | Ford Australia recently invited The City Lane to travel through the Pampanga region of the Philippines recently and discover what this beautiful location has to offer. We took their Ecosport for a drive, maneuvering the sporty “urban” SUV through narrow backstreets, weaving through highway traffic; including jeepneys

beechworth honey discovery

MELBOURNE | Beechworth Honey Discovery is located in the historic Bank of NSW building in Beechworth and gives visitors, well, the opportunity to discover honey. The cafe features a range of honey inspired creations like nougat, cakes, sparkling drinks, juices and milkshakes. We particularly love the fantastic mulled honey which

emirates business class auckland melbourne

We’ve flown Business Class on international long haul routes before, but never on international short haul so were excited, when given the opportunity to fly to Auckland and back recently with Emirates, to give it a go. How does the Business Class experience differ when you’re only on the plane

48 hours in madrid

MADRID | Madrid is a city that we’ve been to many times, with our most recent visiting forming part of a road trip through Spain. We started our road trip in Madrid, landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas early in the afternoon. Whether you use a taxi, the Airport Express bus or the

top 5 things to do in puglia italy

BARI | Puglia, Italy is a region located on the heel of the boot of Italy and a great place to visit for those who want to visit a part of the country that’s a bit off the beaten path. The easiest way to get there from the UK is to

cathay pacific flight experience

How does one being writing about a Business Class “Business” in-flight experience? This is “dilemma” I faced when I sat down to write about my recent Cathay Pacific Business Class flight from Hong Kong to London in May this year. I was travelling to London, courtesy of Cathay Pacific and

cathay pacific the tier business class lounge hong kong

HONG KONG | Cathay Pacific are relaunching their flagship Pier Business Class Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport this month and, after a year-long refurbishment, the biggest lounge in the Cathay Pacific network is set to impress with a range of cutting edge amenities and facilities. The City Lane was

tomb of cyrus the great

MARVDASHT | In the middle of the Iranian desert in the ancient town of Pasardage, approximately 140km from Shiraz, you will find the Tomb of Cryus II aka Cyrus the Great. Cryus II was the first Iranian monarch to be bestowed the title “The Great” due to his conquering the