“Business class” from Oslo to Tromsø was exactly like coach, except it was at the front of the plane. Never mind extra legroom, SAS doesn’t even block off the middle seat in business class, so the only difference was the free drink and free WiFi. Scratch the free Wi-Fi actually, it didn’t work for more than a few minutes on any of our domestic flights. … [Read more...] about DDF Adventure Photo DO Trip Notes Part 1: Heading For Svalbard And The Far North
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Getting a taxi from Flour is nearly impossible and there were no nearby Ubers, so we started walking towards the hotel and hoped to flag down a taxi. Unfortunately every one was full and so we stopped about halfway to the hotel as we were getting dangerously late to call an Uber. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes Rome: Veni, Vidi, Vici In 48 Hours; United Polaris First Class And Polaris Lounge Review
Singapore is a city-state, meaning that the entire country consists just of the city of Singapore. It is a financial hub and feels very western with English being the primary language. For some reason it all feels a little fake, like a giant Disneyland though suitable for both adults and kids. You don’t feel like you’re getting an authentic Eastern experience like you do in China, Japan, or Hong Kong. Rather this is the sanitized version that the tourism directors have created. Not that you can’t have an awesome time in Singapore as long as you understand what you’re in for. Just don’t try to bring in any drugs or gum 😀 … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: 2 Nights In Singapore And Back Home On A Korean A380
This dish is incredible, the lamb was succulent and delicious and went perfect with the Gnocchi. If you enjoy the Duck Gnocchi from NYC’s Mike’s Bistro then you’re going to love the Lamb Gnocchi here as well. Best of all, it’s triple the size of Mike’s Duck Gnocchi for half the price. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Eating Our Way Through Montreal
The gift cards say that Blue Hawaiian’s normal rate is $240 with tax and Costco sells $100 gift cards for $80. If you book in advance you can get a discount or if you book at the last minute ask for a 15% discount which will drop the price to $200 or just $160 with the Costco gift cards. And don’t forget to fill up on gas while at Costco where it’s significantly less than everywhere else on the island. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes Kauai: Heaven On Earth
AJK then smartly asked Joseph if he wouldn’t mind changing the Tokyo-Chicago-Newark flight to the Tokyo-JFK nonstop. [AJK: When you get an agent as good as Joseph, you make sure to leave it all out on the floor 😛 ] ANA award space from Tokyo-Chicago is much easier to find then Tokyo-JFK, but as Joseph was rebooking us in a revenue fare class that didn’t matter at all. He happily rebooked us to the JFK flight and booked a connection from Newark-Cleveland for me with enough time to grab dinner in Manhattan along the way. … [Read more...] about United Island Hopper Trip Notes Part 2: It’s Time To Hop!