Meet the locals and explore like @SandalRoad

Jandal Road (Image courtesy of Christina) – Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

Name: Christina

Occupation: Travel writer & Business manager

Hometown: London, UK

Blog/Website: Jandal Road

Twitter: @SandalRoad

Facebook: Jandal Road

Short Bio: I work in international business and also run Jandal Road. I enjoy everything international and am a bit of a serial expat.

How often do you fly: c. 15 times per year

How many countries have you been to: I stopped counting. Many, but not enough.

How many continents have you been to: 4

Favorite Indonesian city: Unfortunately I have never been to Indonesia.

Favorite international city: Vancouver

Favorite World Heritage Site: Bamberg’s old town (Germany)

Favorite airline: Long-haul Air New Zealand, short-haul Swiss.

Favorite aircraft type: The new Virgin planes that have a fancy bar between Premium and Upper!

Aisle or window: Long-haul aisle, short-haul window. I walk around a lot.

Favorite airport lounge: Virgin Clubhouse at London Heathrow.

Favorite international airport: I love the architecture and design of Oslo Gardermoen Airport.

Favorite hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Favorite island: Naviti Island, Fiji.

Favorite fruit: Figs.

Favorite food: anything Italian.

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground): I rarely drink.

Favorite travel book(s): Travels in Outback Australia.

Right now I am reading: The Hunger Games trilogy.

Five things you bring on a plane: Laptop, earplugs, proper earphones, camera, book.

What do you always seem to forget: charging the batteries of my phone, camera, laptop…

What do you want your loved one to buy you from an airport duty free store? A fridge magnet!

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment: Taking a taxi from Stockholm Airport and realising I brought Euros, not Kroner!

What’s your dream destination: New Zealand will do any day.

Favorite travel blog/website(s) – besides, of course!: and

Best travel tip: Meet the locals and explore like there’s no tomorrow!

Happy Green Travels!

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