On my most recent trip to London, I flew Air France with a stop over in Paris on the outbound. On the return, I decided to go with Delta Airline's Delta One offering which also allowed me to explore the Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Terminal and lounge. This unrivaled premium pre-departure experience was the highlight … Continue reading Delta One from London to Vancouver: Just Alright
Having stayed within the U.S., my first international trip in 3 years was actually to England. For my trip, I booked a flight plan that included business class from YVR on Air France's 777-200. While many of the airline's planes are in an outdated 2-2-2 configuration, my plane had a nice 1-2-1 configuration allowing each … Continue reading A French Connection: Air France Business Class YVR-CDG
Happy Traveling Last week Jen and I decided to go to the island of Oahu for a quick getaway. While I went to Hawaii last fall, Jen hadn't been to Hawaii since summer 2019, when we sat in the older United Business Class cabin where seats were in a 2-4-2 format. This time around, for … Continue reading Aloha: Jen and Calvin take Hawaii Trip Recap (Flight +Hotel)
While covid had a huge impact on airlines in 2020, 2021 has been a bounce back year thus far. I recently took a flight on United out of San Francisco to Chicago, and then from Milwaukee back to San Francisco. On this trip, I flew redeye outbound via United Polaris and then a pair of … Continue reading What Has Changed? United First Covid Edition
Travel had come to a complete halt in early 2020 due to covid-19. After more than a year stuck at home, I'm finally planning some travel. I'm excited to see how flying and traveling has changed post covid. Here are several things I have planned for the next few months. SFO-CHI / MKE-SFO (United Polaris … Continue reading Upcoming Travel Plans: 2021 and Onward?
Hong Kong is one of the cities I have frequently visited since I was young as I have family still living in the area. In 2019, I decided to take my mother and surprise my niece for her birthday. Rather than opting for economy, I decided to treat my mother to business class on United's … Continue reading 2019 Throwback: United Polaris Business Class SFO – HKG