Hong Kong Airlines Economy Seating on 33T (Ex-Emirates Aircraft)

Hong Kong Airlines has a variety of aircraft including what they refer to as the 33T in the booking engine which is an ex-Emirates aircraft. The airframe itself is pretty old but the interior seating and entertainment systems is new.  Firstly the good. The seats...

Cathay Pacific Lounge Bangkok

The Cathay Pacific lounge in Bangkok was re-opened in June 2015 and follows the newer format of CX lounges like those in Manilla. It's taken the space previously occupied by the BA lounge and created one new combined First and Business lounge and seats 140 people. If...

Trip Review MH A380 from LHR to KUL

Check In Malaysia Airlines operates from terminal four at Heathrow with check in when I left from Aisle D, close to fast track security. Check in had no line for business class with only one person at the desk next to me at first class. Check in was fast and friendly...

BHC Chicken Myeongdong

Koreans are in love with fried chicken! You think KFC is where it’s at then you haven’t been out in Korea and tried the numerous fried chicken joints. There’s many different brands but BHC Chicken is something of a Korean institution. In Myeongdong you can find...

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...

Asiana Lounge Seoul

The Asiana business lounge is located just after passport control on a mezzanine level overlooking the concourse. Initial impressions are good with a marble reception desk with friendly staff. If you enter to the right you will enter the new expanded wing. The lounge...

Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge Terminal 4 Heathrow

The Plaza Premium arrivals lounge is situated on the mezzanine level between arrivals and departures landside at terminal 4 Heathrow. It's a good choice for Malaysia or other airlines with no arrivals lounge at T4. The entrance and lounge is similar in feeling and...

Anata No Warehouse.

Arcades are usually bright and loud, an assault on the senses with cheery music and gaudy lights. Anata no Warehouse (Your warehouse) in Kawasaki is a different breed. Step through it's ominous doors with me. The creators of Anata no Warehouse took great care in its...

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...

Recent Trip Reports

Anata No Warehouse.

Arcades are usually bright and loud, an assault on the senses with cheery music and gaudy lights. Anata no Warehouse (Your warehouse) in Kawasaki is a different breed. Step through it's ominous doors with me. The creators of Anata no Warehouse took great care in its...

Airline review: Peach.

Peach is Japan's first (but not only) true LCC (low-cost carrier) airline, with hubs at Osaka (Kansai International), Tokyo (Narita), and Naha, but flying to 17 destinations within Asia, including Seoul. It was founded in February 2011, and took up operations in March...