Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge Heathrow T4

First off, respect to Malaysia Airlines for having their own lounge at Heathrow T4 which is open to Oneworld status cardholders unlike Qatar which limits access to only those in business  & first class. That being said, how does it stack up? Location The lounge is...

Malaysia Airlines – A Tale of Two Lounges

On a recent stopover in Kuala Lumpur I had the opportunity to visit any of the OneWorld lounges at KIA so made the most of the time and checked out the two lounges you can use if leaving from the satellite terminal; the Malaysian Golden Lounge or the Cathay Pacific...

Intercontinental Hong Kong Lobby Lounge

You've checked into your hotel, spent an enjoyable day sightseeing and shopping around Hong Kong and simply need a place to rest your tired feet with a cold drink; here's a hidden gem you wouldn't necessarily think about. The Intercontinental Hong Kong Lobby Lounge....

BA Closing Hong Kong Base

In quite a disgusting way to treat people British Airways has announce plans to close their Hong Kong base and lose the experience and language skills of 85 local crew. It's the latest short sighted move from a company with management solely fixated on...

Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto.

Fushimi Inari Taisha sits resplendent at the base of Mount Inari, Kyoto. Bright pops of vermillion can be seen even before you set foot upon its hallowed grounds, and this only intensifies as you explore deeper. Step through it's alluring Torii, and into a world of...

Hong Kong Airlines A350

Hong Kong Airlines is introducing A350s into it's fleet with the first aircraft flying short haul training and familiarization routes between Taipei and Bangkok. I took a flight to Bangkok to experience the new aircraft. The first sector was a night flight so I had a...

Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong Gate 40

The Plaza Premium lounge is the second lounge in Hong Kong airport, the first located near Gate five close to immigration. This lounge is perfect if your flight departs from one of the gates at the transit stop. The lounge itself is pretty big but the restaurant area...

When Business Class No Longer Adds Up

As a very frequent flyer of Hong Kong Airlines (HX) often between Hong Kong and Japan, having accumulated Platinum status and many miles, my eye is always on my next trip and how to maximize my miles and money for the best balance between value, service and mileage....

Taiwan’s High Speed Rail system.

Taiwan is a country known for it's commerce (check your house, at least one item there will be made in Taiwan!). But did you know it also has one of the best rail systems in the world? No? In that case, allow me to introduce you to Taiwan's High Speed Rail (THSR)...

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul.

Seoul. A city famous for its pop stars, high cost of living, and food. It's also a city steeped in history. For the purpose of this article, I'd like to home in on a slice of its regal history; Gyeongbokgung Palace. History. Built in 1395, the palace is commonly...

Eggs N’ Things Japan.

  Eggs N' Things is a chain of Hawaiian-style restaurants with origins in Hawaii. It's a tempting choice for lunch, brunch, and beyond! What's it all about? Eggs N' Things first appeared in 1974, and since then has been a firm favourite all over Japan and Hawaii as a...

Kaohsiung in a day.

Kaohsiung is a special municipality located in south-western Taiwan, facing the Taiwan Straight. Kaohsiung International airport is Taiwan's second largest, and the Port of Kaohsiung is Taiwan's largest, though it's technically not part of the city! So, why would you...

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