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)
With the travel world looking bright, is now the time to stack and stash points for future travel? At the onset of the pandemic, I was worried about the future or airlines and whether a few would declare bankruptcy. As a result, I opted to earning only flexible rewards points such as Discover It Miles, … Continue reading Is Now the Time to Stack up Points?
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 the gateways to Asia. The metropolitan semi autonomous city is thing of beauty, but also serves as a connecting hub for numerous airlines. The area is one of high population density as nearly 7.5 million people live in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has been a second home for me and many … Continue reading Destination Guide: Hong Kong
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