Sunday, December 16, 2018

Hong Kong Layover = Lan Kwai Fong

Anthony Bourdain has his Layover Guide to Hong Kong and I have mine. With all due respect to Bourdain, his layover is actually a stopover as he stays in HKG for 48 hours.

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.

Pho @Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

TPOL's Best Places to Get Pho in the world already includes Hong Kong. That doesn't mean TPOL's above reviewing another pho spot in the same locale. Today's review takes us up  for pho at Victoria...

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...

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....
the best kebab

The Best Kebab in the World

In today's Blog Giveaway, I posted a picture of what many believed to be kebab(p) and responded to the location of the photo accordingly. This got me thinking and scanning my photo collection of...
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