Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cathay First YVR-HKG: The Next Episode

And there I was in Vancouver, Canada, former home to the infamous winger Todd Bertuzzi. The Canucks is what comes to mind when I think of British Columbia.  Unfortunately, today would not be the day...

Cathay First JFK-HKG: Part 1 to Vancouver 

​I'm reminded of wise words a stranger once told me, "Don't fly direct on Cathay Pacific from JFK, take the scenic route through Vancouver." And that's what I did. And here is why you...

British Airways Lounge JFK: Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

​"Go through the priority line. That way you don't have to wait with the economy class passengers." That was sound advice from the ticketing agent except for the fact that the priority line at...

Andaz Wall Street: A City Asleep

When you think Wall Street, you think Gordon Gecko. I always wanted to work on Wall Street but that 19/100 in Calculus 115 forced me to become an economics major at the University of...

Amazon Locker: 22nd Century Technology 

While we are not quite at the 3 seashell Demolition Man level, we are getting closer. A great stride for all of mankind is the invention of Amazon Locker, a service that takes Amazon...

Stumptown Coffee NYC: What A Wait

I am an espresso aficionado and I am proud to say that I own a Nespresso machine. Those things don't really go together as many would argue that real espresso can't come from a...

AMEX Centurion Houston: Not My Favorite

I once asked the question, "How long is too long at the lounge?" Personally, I like to get there as early as possible and take my time drinking, eating, and mingling. Before my SQ flight to Moscow, I arrived at the Amex Centurion Lounge in Houston hours before my flight, excited for what may be the best airline in the world in terms of service.

Hyatt Place Houston Bush Airport: Waiting on SQ Flight

It's a Hyatt Place. I've stayed at enough of them at this point to know what I'm getting myself into. The room is spacious, the bed is comfortable, but the soaps, cleverly named 1-2-3, are nothing special.

Buckeyes Wolverines: Fourth & Short Trip Report Recap

This is the recap of the Trip Report: Buckeyes Wolverines 2016 which covers the following places: Cleveland, Ohio Columbus, Ohio  Detroit, Michigan  Points are best used to attend sporting events that otherwise would be cost prohibitive. Weeks before...

Sahara Restaurant Sterling Heights, MI: Real Arabic Food

The Sahara Restaurant Review is part of the Trip Report: Buckeyes Wolverines 2016 which covers the following places: Cleveland, Ohio Columbus, Ohio  Detroit, Michigan  Getting There: Sahara has two locations. One in Sterling Heights and one in Oak Park. I've...
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