Tag Archives: Cathay Pacific

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 »

Changing Up the Blog: Fewer posts and more enjoying vacation

You may have noticed that in my series of posts about my summer Iceland trip, I skipped over my time exploring the South Coast and the Golden Circle.  Part of the reason is due to a busy summer at work, it took me awhile to get to editing my photos… Read more »

South Africa & Namibia Preview #1: Booking Award Travel to South Africa

In a few weeks I’ll be traveling to South Africa and Namibia, which will be my first trip to the mainland of Africa.  (Back in 2014, I went to the Seychelles with layovers in Ethiopia.)  At this point, South Africa, China, India, and Japan are pretty much the only major… Read more »

2015 Index and YWW Year in Review

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It’s a bit late, but here is my 2015 travel year in review post.  It was a huge travel year for me, as I hit 5 continents and did more long-haul flying than I’d ever done before. It was a lot of mileage redemptions, and low on the mileage earning… Read more »

Return Home: Cathay Pacific Business TPE-HKG, the Cathay First Experience HKG-ORD, and The Pier Lounge

  I was going to fly home via Tokyo on Japan Airlines in First Class to LA, connecting to a domestic first class flight on American to DCA.  When my travel dates changed, I was able to snag a flight on Cathay Pacific First from Hong Kong to Chicago, which is… Read more »

Seoul (ICN) to Taipei (TPE) on Cathay Pacific Business Class

A 9:20am flight isn’t that early, unless you are flying out of Incheon, which is basically like flying out of Baltimore if you live in DC. I woke up at 5:15am, checked out of the Holiday Inn Express and headed to the Metro. My original plan had been to take… Read more »

Cathay Pacific First Cla… Oh wait, a brief blogging delay

I had been all set to spend my flight from Hong Kong to Chicago polishing off blog posts and editing pictures from my trip to Asia.  But man plans, man’s klutziness laughs — for as I got to my suite on Cathay Pacific’s B777 and then realized I somehow didn’t… Read more »

A Far East Adventure: Preview

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Things have been very busy here in YWWville.  I’m in escrow on a condo, work is hectic, and I just finished up the Jewish High Holy Days.   I hope to wrap up my trip reports from Germany this weekend, because next week I head off on a ten day adventure… Read more »

Cathay Pacific Lounge and Galleries Club at LHR T3 and Flying BA from LHR to BUD

British Airways Flt. 866 London-Heathrow to Budapest Dep. LHR 1:50pm Arr. BUD 5:15pm A320, Coach Budapest happens to be one of the few random destinations that British Airways serves out of Terminal 3, where my flight from Charlotte landed (five hours late). But connecting still was a lengthy process. It… Read more »