Around the World Contest Winner!
Congrats to our “Around the World” contest winner, Martin Eichenberg!
"I am overwhelmed! With the around-the-world ticket, a small dream of mine will become reality! It will start next year! Many many thx!" -Martin, currently living in Auckland, New Zealand
To learn more about our winner, we composed a short interview to hear a little bit about his past travels and future plans to use his “Round the World Fare.”
-What destinations are you hoping to travel to with this ticket?
Good question. Hawaii, Alaska, China and Japan are still on my “need to visit” list. But I’m still not sure about any routing.
-The destination you have not been to and are most excited to travel to with this ticket?
-A favorite destination you have visited in the past? Will you return to this destination with the ticket?
Definitely Sydney. What a great city!
-Do you have a favorite airport?
Zurich is very nice. Calm, laid-back … well organized.
-A favorite type of airplane?
I’m a huge fan of the A380.
-A memorable good or bad flight you had in the last year or so?
The most memorable flight was an awarded First Class Trip on a LH A380 from FRA -> SFO.
-Besides basic things like passport, luggage, etc., what are 3 must-bring items for your trips?
Noise canceling headphones, iPhone, custom-made ear-plugs.
-Best/weirdest foreign cuisine you have tried during your travels?
some weird fish in Kuala Lumpur.
-A country you would travel to specifically to just eat their dessert?
-Best travel resource you use on the web?
I don’t have a specific research resource. Google is mostly doing a great job!
-Last stamp you achieved in the Flying app?
Moon Landing stamp.
-Last flight entered into the Flying app?
SYD -> AKL
-Your favorite feature in our Flying app
I think it’s all about the stamps. :)
Congrats again Martin! We’re excited to see where the “Round the World Fare” takes you! Keep flying!