Travel Talk

Booked: The Crazy Aeroplan Trip

Booked: The Crazy Aeroplan Trip

A new First Class adventure, four continents, seven countries, 16 flights – all in one spectacular Aeroplan redemption (okay, maybe two). This promises to be a trip to remember!


Impressions from Paris & South East Asia 2018

Impressions from Paris & South East Asia 2018

My usual post-trip update, in which I share with you the initial impressions from my recent round-the-world luxury hotel trip. And wow, what a trip it was!


The Five Stages of Wanderlust

The Five Stages of Wanderlust

Over the years, I’ve found that travel always evokes the same recurring emotions within me. Here’s my attempt at a self-diagnosis as I prepare to visit my last two continents next week.


24-Hour Layover: Seoul

24-Hour Layover: Seoul

Your guide to a long layover in Seoul. Get a taste of the history, food, culture, and cutting-edge technology that the city is known for in a whirlwind 24 hours.


Cathay Pacific Will Honour Cheap First Class Fares!

Cathay Pacific Will Honour Cheap First Class Fares!

Cathay Pacific offered up First Class transpacific flights at crazy-low prices over New Year’s Eve. Here’s a recap of how it all played out.


Exploring Tokyo on the Yamanote Line

Exploring Tokyo on the Yamanote Line

See Tokyo the easy way by following the JR Yamanote line around the circle. From the lights of Shinjuku to the fresh seafood in Tsukiji, here are all the highlights from my summertime trip.


Booked: A Luxury Hotel World Tour

Booked: A Luxury Hotel World Tour

I’ll be ringing in the new year in Paris before heading to South East Asia for a few weeks. With no less than six luxury hotels and resorts lined up, this promises to be a trip for the ages.


Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

As our last stop in Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we spent a few days exploring the city of Irkutsk and the nearby natural spectacle of Lake Baikal.


Impressions from Vancouver 2018

Impressions from Vancouver 2018

Three days, eight flights, and countless sleepless hours later, I finally returned home from my “Canadian hopper” adventure. Here are my immediate impressions from the trip.


Airline Secrets: What Is Fuel Dumping?

Airline Secrets: What Is Fuel Dumping?

Fuel dumping is an ingenious way to score cheap airfare by taking advantage of flaws within the airlines’ ticketing systems. Here’s your intro to this closely-guarded technique.