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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Review

Yosemite is a national park that is about 4-hours of driving from San Francisco, California. I know a national park is probably not your conventional tourist site like the Golden Gate Bridge or the Fisherman’s Wharf, but there is a reason why people say “visit Europe for the...

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Today’s Cathay Pacific fanfares Jan 27

Can’t remember seeing Doha on this list. If it has been, it certainly doesn’t come up often! Start your adventure in the Middle East and visit Doha, the shining jewel of Qatar in March before the unbearably hot summer starts in May! This multicultural capital city of Qatar...

Chicago Skydeck

Skydeck Chicago @ Willis Tower Review

The United States is no short of skyscrapers that offer visitors spectacular vistas of the cities where they sit: New York City’s Top of the Rock and Empire State Building; Seattle’s Columbia Centre. I went to Skydeck Chicago at the Willis Tower bearing the cynicism that it is...

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Double AAdvantage Miles on AA and JAL

Pretty simple here, get 2x your usual AAdvantage Miles when flying AA or JAL within or to/from Asia and the US. There’s two separate codes you need to register with, one if you are flying AA, another if you are flying JL. This promotion is very straightforward, make...

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Cathay Pacific Premium Economy vs Economy

Cathay Pacific Premium Economy vs Economy Flight Review HKG – JFK CX has a great Premium Economy product, more positives on the hard product than the service. I’ve also made some comparisons versus regular Economy class which I’ve flown many times. I recently embarked on a flight from...

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Cathay Pacific Fanfares: Jan 20th

Interesting that Zurich is now the featured destination this week. No one wants to go after the franc shot up in value, it’ll cost you 20-30% more than last week probably!  If you got tons of money and still want to go you can start a journey to...

HKG LAX

Cheap fares to LAX & USA $612 USD roundtrip

Aircraft loads are very light this Winter & Spring, as all airlines are displaying cheap fares between Asia and the USA. The cheapest I’ve seen so far is HKG – LAX roundtrip for $612 USD all inclusive of fees/fuel surcharge. UA was showing flights at $620 roundtrip. You...

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International New York Times Digital Hotel Program

The name of the program is a bit of a misnomer, as you can also get access to the NY Times at airport lounges. In any case, NY Times is providing complimentary digital access to their website at hotels and airport lounges throughout the world. Go to know...

hertz winter bonus

Hertz Winter Bonus Instant 25 Points

Free instant points that get posted to your account right away. 25 Hertz points won’t get you anything, but the activity on your account will prevent the miles from disappearing. Hertz points expire after 24 months of inactivity, so now I have until Jan 2016 to use mine!...

Cathay Pacific Fanfares Jan 13

Head off to Sanya, China’s own Hawaii with Cathay Pacific Airlines’ latest fanfare and enjoy bright sunshine, blue waters and refreshing greenery in your weekend getaway. Also, don’t miss out on great deals to European destinations Manchester and Frankfurt, which goes as low as under $4000. Half of...