Author: HKTravelBlog

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Download These Apps To Make The Most Out Of Your Travels

One of the ways in which you can shrug off all the stress work or school has invited into your life is traveling. There is something about being in a foreign place that just makes us feel more comfortable than we have ever been. It is probably because...

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Sweet deals from Vanilla Air HK

Looking for a sweet deal? Vanilla Air has a sale now for flights between Hong Kong and Tokyo (Narita) starting at $378HK. I haven’t flown them myself yet, but I would expect tight seats, and ala carte service. Expect to buy any meals and pre-check-in seating assignments. Book by...

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Best Taiwan Beef Noodle Soup

Recently I stayed at the Regent Hotel in Taipei, and got to try some of their famous Taiwanese beef noodle soup. I’m no food critic, but this beef noodle soup won a ton of awards and was designated Taipei’s best beef noodle soup in 2015 by CNN. The specific...

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Hilarious Looney Tunes & other announcements on Southwest Airlines

Came across this hilarious video recently, though it was taken back in September 2016. Upon arrival (presumably from Salt Lake City, Utah to Chicago) Southwest Airlines flight attendant Zach Haumesser goes on his normal arrival announcements, using voices of various Looney Tunes characters.  He impersonated Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Foghorn Leghorn, Porky...

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MOS pack review, best bag for your travels

This new travel companion of mine has so many features and pockets, it’s hard to remember what goes where sometimes. I picked up the MOS pack in the U.S. a few weeks ago and have been using it since. I like it a lot, so I figured I’d...

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Pasadena California Free Overnight Parking

As I stayed at the Westin Hotel Pasadena, I also needed to park my car. However, they charge a lot for parking, so I decided to search around if I can find street parking for free. Pasadena and surrounding cities have weird parking rules where you can’t park...

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Westin Hotel Pasadena Review, California

Westin Hotel in Pasadena is a nice property, one of the better ones if you need to be there. It’s very close to Old Town and the Rose Bowl. The Paseo Colorado outdoor mall is only 2 blocks away. Went I got there check-in was swamped…moved slow and...

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Plaza Premium Lounge Gate 40 HKG Airport

Last review in a series of Plaza Premium Lounges in HKG and TPE, covering the one by gate 40 (West Hall) at HK International Airport. Previous reviews HKG Lounge by Gate 1 HKG Arrivals Lounge TPE Terminal 2 Lounge This lounge is fairly new and is on the...