#2387 – COVID-19 and My Travel Plans

ENGLISH My mom and her group of friends were supposed to arrive in Amsterdam this weekend for a nice Spring vacation in Europe. But as we are all well aware of, COVID-19 happend and so they have had to cancel this trip. Of course we feel disappointed, but we also totally understand the current extraordinary…

#2378 – Business Class Drama and Ego

ENGLISH On my way back to Europe from Toronto during my recent year-end trip, I decided to upgrade my long-haul flight from Toronto to Paris with Air France to business class. And here I got “the” experience of having to deal with another passengers’ “ego” when flying business class. Here is the story. I arrived…

#2345 – Side Topics from The Ultimate Weekend Trip

ENGLISH Here are a few (frequent) topics that I got asked from The Ultimate Weekend Trip to New York that I just did less than two weeks ago, which all relate to the “how” part of the trip 😀 . One is the jetlag. To be honest, though, it wasn’t that bad. It was just…

#2336 – Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 Transit at Shanghai Pudong Airport

ENGLISH Posts in the Short Summer Trip to Indonesia series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: KLM Business Class B777-200ER Amsterdam to Hong Kong 3. Part II: Garuda Indonesia Business Class B737-800 Hong Kong to Jakarta 4. Part III: Surabaya 5. Part IV: Yogyakarta 6. Part V: Garuda Indonesia Business Class A330-200 Jakarta to Shanghai 7….

#2332 – On Travel “Worries”

ENGLISH As I grow “more mature” (somehow I don’t like the association coming with the word “older”, haha 😛 ), I have noticed that I tend to … “worry” a little bit more than before. This especially feels obvious to me when I am at the stage of planning a trip (which I have been…

#2305 – A Visa Story

ENGLISH Last year I mentioned that I thought of going to the Niagara waterfalls but changed my mind after discussions with some friends. The main reason behind this: Canada, haha. All my friends told me that the waterfalls would be best-viewed from the Canadian side. Yep, this indeed means that the waterfalls are located on…

#2271 – The Most Pleasant Question

ENGLISH For whatever reason, there was one question that I got asked quite a lot during my 2018 year end trip. It all started at the reception of the Delta Sky Club at Detroit Metropolitan Airport while transitting to Miami. The lounge agent asked me … if I was sure that I was over 21!!…

#2262 – A Good Feature for An Airline App

ENGLISH Last year, I learned of the cool upgrade list feature in the Delta’s app, from which I could see where my position was in the upgrade list while flying domestically in the US. It turned out that the app had another feature which arguably was even cooler, which I just learned on my rather…