Airlines

Wow Air Flight LAX-KEF: A Good-Bad Deal

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Update 2019: Wow Air is no longer in service. Wow! This flight was budget. I got a one-way ticket from Los Angeles to Dublin (with a 19 hour layover in Iceland) for $330.  That price included seat selection (7A window seat), priority boarding and a carry-on bag.

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Taking The Taxi from Fujinomiya to Mt. Fuji and Back

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For our Mt. Fuji climbing adventure, we stayed in Fujinomiya. At 11:30pm buses weren’t running to Mt. Fuji at that time so we had to take a taxi to Mt. Fuji.  Our hotel told us that it would cost 10,000JPY.  There were four of us so a split on the price would alleviate the high […]

Airports

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

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You can take public transit into Tokyo from Haneda airport for around 800JPY with a few transfers.  But in my experience, transiting through Tokyo with luggage is an unnecessary world of anxiety.  For 1230JPY, you can get on the Tokyo Haneda Airport Limousine Bus and go directly to most destinations within Tokyo.  

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Getting a Thai SIM Card

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While traveling through Thailand I needed a data plan for my phone. After checking out stores at the mall, I found a 2 week SIM card for only 120THB.

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Using Uber in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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In Chiang Mai, Thailand, Uber rides cost between $1-2.  That was amazing.  The ride to the airport was a flat rate of 150THB (about $4.25USD).  It’s very difficult to walk on the street there because the sidewalks are small and run down.  Crossing the street is an adventure too.  There’s a lot of traffic.