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Headed to Frequent Traveler University in Chicago

I’ve never been to Frequent Traveler University before, and am a bit excited to go. In case you aren’t aware, FTU is basically a travel hacking conference. According to the FTU website: Frequent Traveler University is the world’s premier educational series of seminars devoted to teaching traveler’s the...

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Peach Airlines November 24 hr sale!

Insane sale, $250HKD from KIX – HKG (plus taxes & fees.) Plenty of other routes on sale too! Tick tock – you have 48 hours of low prices! Travel with Peach! Osaka (Kansai) – Hong kong only 3,690 JPY. Tokyo (Haneda) – Shanghai (Pudong) only 3,590 JPY. Okinawa...

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Travel Insurance Basics – What are you Actually Buying?

What does Travel Insurance even cover? Why are you always being asked to buy it when you buy airline tickets on Expedia, Zuji, and airlines’ own websites? In Western countries, many benefits are bundled into your credit card – most people don’t even know! But in Hong Kong,...

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Vietjet $0 tickets on international routes

Looking for some cheap tickets to Vietnam? OR maybe you aren’t looking. Either way 0HKD is a pretty nice price for some tickets anywhere. Vietjet occasionally has these sales and today through Nov 10, 12pm-2pm HKT, you can try to grab some seats online for only taxes and...

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Hotel Review: Aloft Seoul Myeongdong

Had a stopover in Seoul while flying on Korean Air, decided on staying in Myeongdong so I can get my shopping on. Of course I didn’t end up buying much but the hotel was new and a nice place to stay. Book here Address: 56 Namdaemun-ro, Myeongdong 2(i)-ga,...

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What the night life has in stock in Hong Kong

Hong Kong ranks among the top world-renowned travel destinations. To those who have ever visited the place, we all agree that the stay was fun with lots of places to make each second and penny spent worth. Funny enough, the city is sluggish in the morning hours as...

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Review: Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Awhile back I stayed at the Garden View Hotel in the mid-levels, and across the street was the HK Zoo and Botanical Gardens. After living in Hong Kong for a whopping 7 years, I never came to this place, shame on me! It’s actually a pleasant escape from...

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Regent Chongqing – Classy and Luxurious

Regent Chongqing is a new hotel that opened in late 2016. It’s practically brand new and a nice five-star hotel addition to a city that’s growing more and more international each day. Regent Chongqing is situated in the financial district Jiangbeizui, so will appeal mostly to business travelers, but...

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Live Standup Comedy in HK

The live standup comedy scene in Hong Kong is booming and it is now possible to watch live comedy four or five nights a week if you are so inclined. Here we cover standup – there’s also a burgeoning improv scene. In English Monday – there is open...