Friday, June 23, 2017

Cathay Pacific HKG-JNB: 13 Hours of Lie-Flat

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to South Africa? There's the painful way, flying coach on Delta on one of the longest flights from ATL-JNB and then there's the right way HKG-JNB.

Cathay Pacific HKG-SYD Business A330

It's all about the Dreamliner and the 777 vs. A380, if not the A350 these days. Back then TPOL was just happy to fly business and get free champagne and ice cream.

Cathay Pacific The Arrival Lounge Hong Kong

After a smooth business class flight aboard Cathay from NRT, I had three hours in Hong Kong before my first lie-flat experience. Cathay has more lounge varieties than Chevy trucks. As a transit passenger, I was given access to The Arrival Lounge, a quiet sanctuary in the middle of the bustling HKG airport.

Cathay Pacific First Class HKG-ORD

67,500 AA miles to fly first-class from Hong Kong to Chicago is a sweet deal. Finding out that I received a 6,750 rebate for having the Citi AA MasterCard made it even better. Add in 15 hours of first class luxury and I was in for a real treat...

Cathay Pacific’s Champagne Bar And Lounge

Along with the usual showers, open bar, and food, Cathay The Wing First Class Lounge features a Champagne Bar with never-ending bubbly. My only regret was...
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Chungking Mansions Hong Kong, A City Within A City

After my pampering at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, it was time to get back to real life. It was time for my stay at the Chungking Mansions Hong Kong, a...
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Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui

This is part of the Trip Report The Visa Run Keeps Running (October 2014) and So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December 2014-January 2015)  Getting There: From the airport purchase a one-way ticket for the Airport Express train. Take...

Tinder And Travel

A friend of mine is a points enthusiast, a world traveler, and Tinder subscriber. No, that friend of mine is not me. For those that who aren't familiar with Tinder, it is an app...

Why Stay at a Hostel in Hong Kong

Two nights at the Hyatt Regency was the proper prescription following the interminable bus ride that was my time in Burma. Two nights was also enough to know that cash and points isn't as great...

How to Explore Hong Kong On Foot: The 7-Eleven Drinking Game

Despite its small size, Hong Kong isn't the cheapest place to explore. That's why I've come up with this handy guide to explore Hong Kong by foot and have a great time doing so....
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