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Hotel Madera Hong Kong Review, Jordan Kowloon

Hotel Madera is a chic, modern designed hotel in the heart of Kowloon’s tourist area. Smack in between Mongkok and TST it’s well located for the tourist looking to be close to Temple Street and the Jordan MTR station. Hotel Madera is definitely one of the cooler properties...

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Plaza Premium Departure Lounge HKG Review Gate 1

Plaza Premium operates two lounges airside at HKIA. One near gate 1, another near gate 40. This review covers gate 1. It’s certainly the busier of the two, when I arrived there was a long queue out the door for those entering using credit cards. If you have...

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amba Zhongshan Hotel Taipei Review

amba Taipei Zhongshan is a cool, funky, eco-friendly boutique hotel I had the pleasure of staying in recently. If you’re not familiar with this brand, amba was created by Ambassador Hotels in 2012 and supports the local Taiwan neighborhoods and businesses. After staying at amba, I felt a good...

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Hong Kong Airlines Airpass: User Guide

Introduction Hong Kong Airlines offers a bundled ticket known as an airpass. This often seems like an excellent value compared to purchasing tickets individually. For example, between Hong Kong and Bangkok a book of three tickets costs $5,730 in economy class, and $10,830 in business class. For a...

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Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge HKG Review

Plaza Premium operates an arrival lounge at T2 at Hong Kong Airport. I had the opportunity to visit it on my last flight back and was pleasantly surprised. It’s located right between T1 and T2, under the Airport Express tracks. If you find the Airport Express service counter on the platform,...

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Regent Taipei Hotel Review: Tai Pan Room

Regent Taipei is without a doubt, one of the best hotels in Taiwan, certainly 5 stars. I’m actually surprised it’s ranked only #31 on Tripadvisor. I feel it should be higher. The service level is what really set this property apart, there were plenty of staff and each...

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Asia Miles 20% off redemptions

Through the end of this month you can save 20% off standard award redemption to the below locations. Travel Period: Paris – 15 January to 15 June 2017 Bangalore, Chennai, Dhaka, Hyderabad, Kathmandu and Kolkata – 15 January to 30 June 2017 Düsseldorf – 1 February to 15 June...

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Clockenflap Review 2016

  Clockenflap, a unique name for a festival and is unique in the fact that it is touted as the largest arts and music festival in Hong Kong. Taking place between 25th and 27th of November, and now in its 9 year, Clockenflap promised to give the audience...

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pentahotel Kowloon Hong Kong Review

pentahotel in San Po Kong is way too cool and chic for it’s location. A bit off the beaten path, it’s a modern and hip hotel that was newly built only a couple of years ago, and still looks new. While the entrance has a cinematic theme, inside...

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Review: Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong Airport

People often talk about the passing of the golden age of glamorous travel. However, Qantas’ lounge in Hong Kong airport goes a long way to restoring some of that. The lounge is situated above the area beside Gate 15 and can be accessed from the stairs and lift...

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Travelling between Hong Kong and Singapore

There is no shortage of ways to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore. Here we outline some direct ones. Air For direct air services it is basically a duopoly between Cathay and Singapore Airlines, both of whom offer multiple daily services. We previously reviewed the Cathay flight here...