Osaka: Philippine Airlines MNL-KIX-MNL

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  Last June my friend texted me if I wanted to go to Osaka. I didn't have a visa yet and the trip was in less than a week. I said yes and quickly applied for a visa which I luckily got in 3 days. I was surprised how fast and easy it was to get a Japanese visa nowadays and they gave me 3 ... [Read More]

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl December 2013

PAL breakfast

My family spends the Christmas holidays in Hong Kong every year away from the traffic madness. I'll be featuring my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong as well as some new discoveries.  ... [Read More]

Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Hong Kong

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Ever since Philippine Airlines changed management there have been several changes like the newly renovated lounge in the Naia terminal 2, the improved airline food and the change to the Plaza Premium Lounge in Hong Kong.  ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central

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I've been to Macao a number of times and other than a stay at Wynn when it was new, The Venetian was where I always stay for the simple reason that they had the biggest rooms which were the best value for money. Last August I decided it was time for a new hotel so I tried Sheraton Macao Hotel which ... [Read More]

Lounge Review: PAL’s new Mabuhay Lounge at Naia Terminal 2

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 When I went to the airport last August for my flight to Hong Kong I was shocked to find Philippine Airlines' newly renovated lounge. I must say I'm very impressed.  ... [Read More]

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines Business Class, Manila to Auckland

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Last June I went to New Zealand to see some hobbits. I left less than 24 hours after I arrived from Singapore. It was a good thing I had the foresight to pack my luggage for NZ before I left for Singapore.  ... [Read More]

Phillip Island: Koala Conservation Centre

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Last March I went to Melbourne with 6 of my friends. It wasn't until halfway of our stay that we were finally complete. We waited for Elisa to arrive before we went touring. Our first stop was Phillip Island about 2 hours away from Melbourne. ... [Read More]

Quick Tour of Melbourne CBD

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When I went to Melbourne last March with my friends we stayed in the Central Business District. An advantage to staying in the CBD is the Queen Victoria Market and you can basically just walk and walk and see a lot of the tourist attractions.  ... [Read More]

Singapore River Cruise

Marina Bay Sands

 It wasn't all work in Singapore, not that I call eating delicious street food work, when I attended the World Street Food Congress 2013 last June. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) made sure we saw the best that Singapore had to offer and I was definitely impressed.  My previous trips ... [Read More]

Philippine Airlines to Melbourne

Philippine Airlines B777-300ER - business class

Last March I went to Melbourne, Australia with my friends. We took Philippine Airlines since it's the fastest way to get there. The direct flight took a mere 8 hours. Because I used my mileage and flew on business class going to Melbourne and economy back to Manila. I had enough miles to fly on ... [Read More]