Airports

Getting From OKA Airport (Naha) to Naha City

Getting From OKA Airport (Naha) to Naha City

If you’re planning on taking public transportation in Okinawa, be prepared to not have your IC cards from Tokyo work.  Okinawa has its own system and limited lines.

Waking Up From The Nightmare: The LAX FlyAway Bus

Waking Up From The Nightmare: The LAX FlyAway Bus

When the Van Nuys LAX FlyAway handed me the wrong luggage when I was running late for an international flight, the first thing I did was run as fast as I can to catch the bus that just left while trying to call them on […]

Traveling on the Hello Kitty Plane: Tokyo to Taipei

Traveling on the Hello Kitty Plane: Tokyo to Taipei

On an impulsive decision to leave Tokyo for Taipei, I accidentally ended up on the Hello Kitty Plane.

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

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 […]

Award Booking Strategies: Los Angeles to Tokyo in ANA Economy

Award Booking Strategies: Los Angeles to Tokyo in ANA Economy

Flying from LA to Tokyo again in ANA economy (All Nippon Air).  I’d fly with them over AA or United any day since the overall experience is pretty good.

Los Angeles to Tokyo in American Airlines Economy: A Long Flight

Los Angeles to Tokyo in American Airlines Economy: A Long Flight

Los Angeles to Tokyo in American Airlines economy seat (bulkhead 13H): A rough journey for the privileged premium traveler

United Airlines Took My Miles But They Didn’t Book My Flight

United Airlines Took My Miles But They Didn’t Book My Flight

United Airlines screwed me on time and miles.  But let’s start the story from the beginning.  On a Thursday evening at 6pm, I decided to join my friends on a trip to Asia.  By 7pm I had my tickets booked.  At 9pm I was packed. […]

LHR Transfer Hustle: Galleries Club Lounge Review

LHR Transfer Hustle: Galleries Club Lounge Review

I arrived in LHR’s Terminal 5 from my LAX flight at 16:00.  My connecting flight was out of Terminal 3 and departing at 19:35.  This would leave me with ample lounge time…or so I thought.

LAX TBIT OneWorld Lounge Review

LAX TBIT OneWorld Lounge Review

The OneWorld Business Class Lounge at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal