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Tsuta soba noodle meal on JAL
Asia, Japan, Tips

Japan Airlines Economy Class (International) and Class J (Domestic) Review

International On our latest flight to Japan, we decided to fly with Japan Airlines (JAL). In the past, we have mostly flown with Air Canada. Since the prices were more reasonable with JAL, we gave up trying to book with a Star Alliance airline. We did not get to earn Aeroplan miles, but I have… Continue reading Japan Airlines Economy Class (International) and Class J (Domestic) Review

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Bowsing Nom Nom’s Ultimate Travel Packing List

So it’s officially June and maybe some of you are planning to travel in the next few months. Travelling is so much fun but packing for a trip can be such a hassle. Through my years of travelling, I have come up with a packing list that is pretty minimalistic and helps me to remember… Continue reading Bowsing Nom Nom’s Ultimate Travel Packing List

Bridge to the food section
Canada, Tips, Vancouver

Review of Sky Team Lounge at YVR

We recently took advantage of the Priority Pass benefit with our new credit card at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) en route to Japan. With Priority Pass, we had two options at the YVR international terminal: either the classic Premium Plaza Lounge or the Sky Team Lounge. The Premium Plaza Lounge was immediately after security… Continue reading Review of Sky Team Lounge at YVR

Business Lounge @ Via Rail in Ottawa
Canada, kingston, Tips

Business Class on Via Rail: Ottawa – Kingston

I had to travel to Kingston for work recently and was booked on Business Class, so it provided me with the opportunity to blog about my experience. I am generally a huge fan of travelling by train. There are no security lines, the seats are more spacious, there is free wifi (albeit spotty) and I… Continue reading Business Class on Via Rail: Ottawa – Kingston

Baked Brie
Canada, Montebello

Fairmont Chateau Montebello: A Luxurious Weekend Retreat – Day 2

Note: This is day 2 out of a 2-part post. For day 1, click here. I woke up before Aaron this morning, as usual, and decided to hang out by the fireplace once again. It’s nice to see that there is always space in this huge lobby to sit and relax. I got some reading… Continue reading Fairmont Chateau Montebello: A Luxurious Weekend Retreat – Day 2

Surf and Turf @ Fairmont Chateau Montebello
Canada, Montebello

Fairmont Chateau Montebello: A Luxurious Weekend Retreat – Day 1

Sometimes it’s not possible to take weeks off at a time to travel. Luckily, there are many destinations that we can visit which are only within a few hours drive away from Ottawa. Recently, we decided to go to the near by Montebello for a weekend getaway. It was a pleasant 1-hour drive away, so… Continue reading Fairmont Chateau Montebello: A Luxurious Weekend Retreat – Day 1

taiwan, Tips

Flying Premium Economy with Air Canada from Taipei to Vancouver

We were fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to fly Premium Economy on our flight from Taipei to Vancouver during our latest trip, so I thought I would write a review of our experience. We flew Air Canada so we can only comment on their Premium Economy class. Do share your own experiences with… Continue reading Flying Premium Economy with Air Canada from Taipei to Vancouver