Seoul Metro Emergency Procedures

Seoul Metro Emergency Procedures When I mentioned to people that I was going to be visiting Korea for a few days, the two comments I received was “I hope you aren’t going to the North” and “I hope that are going to be safe”.  I was only visiting Seoul (and not venturing to the North). … Read More »

Japan Airlines First Class HND-SFO

Japan Airlines First Class HND-SFO I’m not going to write a full review of the flight, as much of it was the same as my JAL First Class LAX-NRT flight just a week prior.  Instead I will highlight the differences in the flight.  Overall, I came away realizing the importance of the crew on passenger… Read More »

Qantas First Class Lounge LAX

Qantas First Class Lounge LAX There has been a lot of blog posts written about the Qantas First Class Lounge LAX.  Many crown it the best lounge in the US.  I had not visited until my visit prior to my flight on Japan Airlines in First Class.  I was flying SEA-LAX-NRT and had a few… Read More »

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review The last hotel stay during my Tokyo/Seoul trip was at the Strings by InterContinental in Tokyo.  I used my IHG Chase card Free Anniversary Night; though a straight points stay would have been 55,000 points.  Under the new rules, the Anniversary Night will not be valid at the Strings.  Had… Read More »

Conrad Seoul Review

Conrad Seoul Review After four nights at the Andaz Tokyo, I was heading over to Seoul for two nights.  Hilton was holding a 50% off in Asia sale, so I jumped on booking my first ever stay at a Conrad.  The cost was 154,000 won ($144) per night all in for a King Deluxe room.   I… Read More »