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Jul 16, 19, 10:35 am
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Thanks! I'll definitely provide an assessment...

Thanks! I'll definitely provide an assessment between the RC Tokyo, PG, and Aman, once we complete are PG stay. RC club concierge was incredible (definitely better than Aman's). Aman, as noted had...
Jul 11, 19, 12:33 pm
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Posted By Anlun

Has anyone heard anything about Fufu Kawaguchiko...

Has anyone heard anything about Fufu Kawaguchiko (https://www.fufukawaguchiko.jp/)? Fairly recent opening, but wife and I are considering staying there in December for our third Japan trip. We are...
Jun 28, 19, 2:27 pm
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Views: 7,114
Posted By Anlun

Hah I too am looking around for the same flight...

Hah I too am looking around for the same flight but in early June. Anyone know how many seats SA opens up and when? I need to get one through lifemiles and one through UA so I'm in an even tougher...
Forum: Africa
Jun 24, 19, 2:57 pm
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Posted By Anlun

Awesome, much appreciated!

Awesome, much appreciated!
Jun 16, 19, 12:25 pm
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Posted By Anlun

I have a similar question as well only I'm based...

I have a similar question as well only I'm based out of NYC and Im debating trekking down to IAD for the better seats. Are the seats sufficiently better.to merit flying down to IAD and adding the...
Forum: Africa
Jun 15, 19, 11:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,409
Posted By Anlun

Thanks for the advice, I was also considering...

Thanks for the advice, I was also considering Botswana in lieue of Tanzania. I guess I'm just wondering if it's worthwhile if I can do a safari in SA? Can you give a little detail as to the variance...
Forum: Africa
Jun 14, 19, 7:41 pm
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Views: 5,409
Posted By Anlun

Future Africa Trip Advice

Hi everyone,

Been reading through the posts and it's been helpful, but I could really use some help/advice with our future may/June 2020 trip.

We plan on having a luxury trip and we are looking...
Mar 5, 19, 11:08 am
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Views: 3,467
Posted By Anlun

Thanks, we plan on making a.mumber if day trips...

Thanks, we plan on making a.mumber if day trips from Kyoto, so hoping Suiran will accommodate. Any info on the cost to pay to upgrade from the basic points.room to a suite?
Mar 4, 19, 3:06 pm
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Views: 3,467
Posted By Anlun

Thanks for the breakdown! Looks like we are...

Thanks for the breakdown! Looks like we are staying at the Suiren. Tried to switch to RC, but not availability on our dates. Your post makes.me.feel better although, logistically, the RC seems like...
Feb 22, 19, 9:02 pm
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Posted By Anlun

Hmm Kanazawa seems to be an area with little...

Hmm Kanazawa seems to be an area with little reviews...

We will also be staying either in Fuji Five Lakes or Hakone during New Years Eve? Any non-Gora Kadan suggestions (heard it's gone a bit...
Feb 22, 19, 8:35 pm
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Views: 3,467
Posted By Anlun

I think I'm about to pull the trigger and switch...

I think I'm about to pull the trigger and switch my reservation back the RC from the Suiren. We plan to stay at a number of ryokans, so I don't think the Suiren's experience will wow us much. Service...
Feb 22, 19, 7:22 am
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Posted By Anlun

Hmm on the one hand, this will obviously ruin the...

Hmm on the one hand, this will obviously ruin the exclusivity and intimate nature of the property...
On the other hand, this may make it possible for me to actually justify going if I can somehow...
Feb 22, 19, 7:19 am
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Views: 51,978
Posted By Anlun

Haven't gone, but from what I've read, prepare to...

Haven't gone, but from what I've read, prepare to get up early, get s ticket, and then come back and wait in line for a bit.
Feb 21, 19, 8:12 pm
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Posted By Anlun

Please do! Thanks!

Please do! Thanks!
Feb 21, 19, 6:46 pm
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Posted By Anlun

We initially booked rc and switched to suiren for...

We initially booked rc and switched to suiren for December. We are torn as well and I'm wondering if I should switch back. We've also been to Kyoto before as well. My concern is I'm not sure we will...
Feb 19, 19, 4:59 am
Replies: 650
Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Update on our stay: Just got back from our...

Update on our stay:
Just got back from our first stay at Amanpulo, and it was incredible. In my past post, I had spoken about Amanpulo's response to my request for an excursion to El Nido, which was...
Feb 12, 19, 8:50 am
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Posted By Anlun

Anyone have any ryokan recommendations in the...

Anyone have any ryokan recommendations in the Kanazawa and Yamanouchi area? Working on a trip for December and trying to gather more info. Right now I'm considering Asadaya, Beniya Mukayu, Kinjohro,...
Feb 9, 19, 2:29 pm
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Posted By Anlun

We just booked 5 nights here for Jan 2020. Tried...

We just booked 5 nights here for Jan 2020. Tried for the Suiran but it wasn't available on any of the days we wanted. Is there a way to upgrade the room by paying? Is it worthwhile?
Jan 24, 19, 3:18 pm
Replies: 650
Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

I have seen resorts offer things miles away. When...

I have seen resorts offer things miles away. When we stayed at Amanpuri, we worked with them to book diving off the Similan Islands, and in Kyoto, we worked with our hotel to secure some trips to...
Jan 24, 19, 12:37 pm
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Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Ah that info is much appreciated, but doesn't...

Ah that info is much appreciated, but doesn't look like it can work. With the times Pulo has for it's flights to/from Manila, I don't think we would have enough time to get to Manila, change to El...
Jan 24, 19, 12:09 pm
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Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Not sure exactly what size the charter covered. I...

Not sure exactly what size the charter covered. I made it clear we weren't picky, and whatever was most economical was fine with us, and we were fine going with another group. We also didn't care how...
Jan 24, 19, 9:29 am
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Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Right, just wished this was done sooner or in a...

Right, just wished this was done sooner or in a more communicative manner. It would have given me time to research third party alternative options. As of now my options are pay 28k USD for a day trip...
Jan 24, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 650
Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Funny you ask. It hadn't. I followed up twice...

Funny you ask. It hadn't. I followed up twice more between now and my last post. Finally, I got a response from a new person yesterday informing me that the prior person I was working with no longer...
Jan 24, 19, 7:54 am
Replies: 650
Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Are any of the additional excursions worthwhile?...

Are any of the additional excursions worthwhile? My wife and I will be there in roughly 3 weeks. We were trying to see if we could somehow get a charter to El Nido, see the lagoons and come back, but...
Jan 7, 19, 6:14 am
Replies: 650
Views: 115,734
Posted By Anlun

Man that sounds awful, and sorry to hear about...

Man that sounds awful, and sorry to hear about your experience. We will be there in February, and although we're excited, these reviews, coupled with the unresoonsive emails are starting to worry me....
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