Category Archives: Airlines

Cathay Dragon Business Class Chiang Mai to Hong Kong

Business class cabin

This is the twelfth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered what I did in Chiang Mai, here. Cathay Dragon Flt. 233 Chiang… Read more »

Connecting at HKIA and Cathay Dragon Economy Hong Kong to Chiang Mai

This is the ninth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my flight on Cathay Pacific’s A350 in business class from Cape Town… Read more »

From Africa to Asia: Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class Cape Town to Hong Kong

This is the eighth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  This post starts the Asia leg of the trip; you can read my last post, which covered my weekend in… Read more »

Kenya Airways Victoria Falls to Cape Town, Economy: Eek

This is the fifth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my time exploring Victoria Falls, here. Kenya Airways Flt. 792 Victoria Falls… Read more »

South African Business Class Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and Premium Lounge Johannesburg

This is the second in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, covering my trip from New York to Johannesburg here. South African Airways Flt. 40,… Read more »

Off I Go: Hilton Garden Inn JFK Airport, Swiss Lounge JFK, and South African Airways A340 Business Class New York to Johannesburg

This is the first in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read an overview of the trip here. South African Airways Flt. 204, New York-Kennedy to Johannesburg (JFK-JNB) Airbus… Read more »

Virgin Atlantic Economy London to Washington and No. 1 Lounge Heathrow

This is the third and final post in a series from my late December 2018 trip to London. You can read my last post, reviewing the hotels I stayed at, here. Virgin Atlantic Flt. 21 London-Heathrow to Washington-Dulles (LHR-IAD) A330, Economy, 8h 31m Sch. Dep. 11:35am          Sch. Arr. 3:20pm Act…. Read more »

Air France 787 Economy Detroit to Paris, Yotelair and Instant Paris Lounge, and Paris to London

This is the first in a series of reviews from my late December 2018 trip to London. Air France Flt. 377, Detroit to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (DTW-CDG) Boeing 787-9, Economy Sch. Dep. 9:05PM            Sch. Arr. 10:45AM +1 Act. Dep. 9:11PM            Act. Arr. 10:28AM +1 Air France Flt. 1780, Paris-Charles de… Read more »

2018 Year in Review and YWW Index

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Every year, I take a look back on my year of travel and take a look at the year ahead. You can check out prior years here: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. It’s an interesting time to look at trends and also to compile all of the year’s posts in one place. 2018… Read more »

I Haven’t Forgot You, My Lovelies: I’m about to go travel nuts

Hi all, It’s been awhile, but as I said in September, blogging is slowed down these days, both because I decided I wanted to focus more on enjoying the travel experience rather than recording it, and because I’ve been very busy at work fighting the man and such. But I’m… Read more »