2011 in Frequent Flyer miles

As 2011 draws to a close its always fun to look back and see how much travel I did this year.

In total I’ve done 66 flights taking around 182 hours (7.6 days) and flown around 134,000 kilometers.

Sadly only two of those flights were for leisure.

Where did I get to this year?


  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Hobart

New Zealand

  • Wellington
  • Auckland
  • Christchurch


  • Hong Kong as a gateway to Shenzhen
  • Bangkok
  • Singapore for my holiday

North America

  • Los Angeles
  • Las Vegas

On the upgrade front it’s been a reasonably good year with a number of “free” upgrades to business class both domestically and trans Tasman. Also got a “first class” upgrade on a flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas but I’d count that as a business class upgrade rather than a first class upgrade. I’ve also got all of the international points upgrades that I’ve requested across a mixture of Premium Economy and Business Class.

My Domestic map looks like
and internationally
Let’s see what next year has in store.

Chow, Wellington, New Zealand

I was in Wellington with several colleagues today and we decided that we’d give Chow on Woodward St a try for lunch – my colleagues had both been there before and said they liked it. They usually have good taste in food, so I believed them.

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