Flight Review: Philippine Airlines Manila to Haneda, Tokyo

I'm finally posting my trip to Tokyo last October 2014. I promised to do it before I leave for Tokyo again.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Philippine Airlines MNL-KIX-MNL

  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

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

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]

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

 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

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]

Philippine Airlines to Melbourne

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]

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl December 2012

Here's the meals I had on Philippine Airlines on my trip to Hong Kong last December. For lunch to Hong Kong I chose the chicken inasal. It had a nice grilled taste and the marinade was very flavorful and permeated throughout the tender chicken. The rice was peppery. chicken inasal PAL uses ... [Read More]

Philippine Airlines Meals Mnl-Hkg-Mnl October 2012

The best way to start an early morning flight is with a bowl of hot chicken arroz caldo from Philippine Airlines' Mabuhay Lounge. I was so happy to ride in Philippine Airlines' 777-300ER which was quite comfortable even in economy. Welcome additions like a cup holder, bag hook and usb port were ... [Read More]

Qatar Airways Business Class (Manila to Doha to Madrid)

Since very few airlines go to Madrid from Manila direct we chose the best airline with the cheapest business class seats and that's Qatar Airways. The entire flight including a stop over a Doha took about 23 hours that's why business class was the only way to go. Our journey started in the lounge ... [Read More]