10 reasons why I’m glad being married to a business traveller

Usually when I tell somebody that my husband travels a lot for work, people start pitying me. Rightfully so, as letting my husband go and facing the challenges of being alone at home really isn’t easy.

But that’s not the whole picture. Over the past years I’ve also somehow managed to get used to my husband’s travels. After all, being married to a business traveller definitely has its benefits.

Here are my 10 reasons why I’m glad being married to a frequent traveller.

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The train ride over the Ocean Cloud Pass is a must-see during a holiday in Da Nang!

The train passes narrow lanes next to houses and slowly makes its way up the coast. Suddenly, a beautiful scenery stretches out in front of us. Along steep cliffs and secluded beaches the train continues through an area of rice fields before arriving in Hué. The train ride from Da Nang to Hue is supposed to be one of the most beautiful train routes in the world – and we agree!

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Business trips on weekends – say goodbye to quality time!

Plans for the weekend and suddenly your husband’s job gets in the way. Sounds familiar? Well, welcome to my world! My husband is scheduled to return from Brazil on Saturday before leaving again for Taiwan on Sunday morning. As if this wasn’t already bad enough, I mixed up his departure times – leaving us even less time together than I originally thought. Find out why these missing hours are particularly hard on me this weekend.

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Why Da Nang is perfect for a beach and sightseeing holiday between Singapore and Hong Kong

When I started researching holiday destinations for our Southeast Asia roundtrip, I almost gave up. Long transfer times, rainy season, dirty beaches and super-expensive hotels. The closer I looked, the more difficult it was to find the right place for a beach holiday between Singapore and Hong Kong in April. Luckily I stumbled across Da Nang in central Vietnam which turned out to have everything I was looking for – find out why!

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Cheap business class flights from Europe to Asia – my experience with Air China

Air China regularly offeres cheap business class fares from Europe to Asia. At the end of last year my wife and I booked a Black Friday deal from Frankfurt to Singapore via Beijing. Our expectations were as low as the price of our tickets – but the flight was surprisingly pleasant! Find out what we liked and didn’t like about our Air China business class experience.

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