Tag: Review

Review: Thai Airways Royal Silk (Business) Class, Bangkok – Hong Kong (Boeing 777-300)

Review: Thai Airways Royal Silk (Business) Class, Bangkok – Hong Kong (Boeing 777-300)

After a few days in Macau, the next leg of my trip would take me back to lovely Thailand. Even though there are quite a number of airlines flying the route from Hong Kong to Bangkok, all of the economy options were still quite expensive, and the late-night departures of Emirates and Hong Kong Airlines … Continue reading Review: Thai Airways Royal Silk (Business) Class, Bangkok – Hong Kong (Boeing 777-300)

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Hotel review: Sheraton Grand Macao, Cotai Central, Macau, China

Hotel review: Sheraton Grand Macao, Cotai Central, Macau, China

Since I ended up in Hong Kong in the midst of Chinese New Year’s celebrations, where all hotels are at least twice as expensive as normal, I decided to minimize my time in the area in favor of a trip to Thailand. I had planned to pop by Macau, however, as it seemed to be … Continue reading Hotel review: Sheraton Grand Macao, Cotai Central, Macau, China

Review: SAS Business – Stockholm – Hong Kong (Airbus A330-300)

Review: SAS Business – Stockholm – Hong Kong (Airbus A330-300)

This was originally the last remaining piece in the puzzle to qualify for SAS Eurobonus Gold for the first time, made possible by a recent work trip to Las Vegas. Award auction upgrade Originally booked in SAS Plus for around 6000 NOK (a little more than 750 USD), I utilized SAS’ upgrade auction system to … Continue reading Review: SAS Business – Stockholm – Hong Kong (Airbus A330-300)

Hotel review: Kimpton Mason & Rook, Washington DC, USA

Hotel review: Kimpton Mason & Rook, Washington DC, USA

While researching hotels for my trip to Washington DC, I came across the Kimpton brand's "Third night free" promo, which made their stylish design hotel Kimpton & Rook seem like a very good deal at around $150 a night including taxes. The hotel is located in a fairly quiet residential zone just next to the … Continue reading Hotel review: Kimpton Mason & Rook, Washington DC, USA

Review: SAS Go (Economy) – Copenhagen – Washington DC (Airbus A330)

Review: SAS Go (Economy) – Copenhagen – Washington DC (Airbus A330)

Every once in a while, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) runs a promo for their staff and their friends, with some very decent prices in both their Go (economy) and Plus (premium economy) cabins. I got access through a Facebook friend, and decided on Washington DC as the destination for a fall getaway. The trip in Go … Continue reading Review: SAS Go (Economy) – Copenhagen – Washington DC (Airbus A330)

Airport lounge review: Oman Air lounge, Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok

Airport lounge review: Oman Air lounge, Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok

Oman Air is an airline I highly likely will never get to fly, but that didn't stop me from paying their lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi a visit earlier this year. I hadn't planned a lounge visit before my return flight to Helsinki in the morning, but an hour delay made it seemingly worth it. The … Continue reading Airport lounge review: Oman Air lounge, Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok