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
Pros Excellent Leg SpaceGood Privacy Warm and Friendly Staff Cons None Alaska Airlines is a major domestic airline in the United States, with a large pressence on the West Coast. With my home airport being SFO(San Francisco), there are always plenty of options for a domestic trip, especially to Southern California. After having flown Alaska … Continue reading SFO-SNA: A Review of Alaska Airlines First Class in Seat 1A
Over the weekend, my younger brother was returning to college located in Milwaukee. Flying out of SFO, we seldom experience weather delays, and weather related cancellations are a rarity. Well, last weekend, freezing temperatures and an ice storm led to Southwest cancelling my brother's flight. As a result, my family and I scrambled to re-book … Continue reading Trip Insurance: When Does it Matter?