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Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 10, 20, 10:17 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Guangzhou (part 2)

More of the same as part 1, work, and some explorations around the town. But few new places visited. Something you should say regularly. Brilliant name. :idea:
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Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 6, 20, 2:15 am
Replies: 102
Views: 39,877
Posted By antebellum

Excellent report as usual, sfo777. Dubai seemed...

Excellent report as usual, sfo777.
Dubai seemed pretty good right now, since it wasn't as busy as usual. By the way, those destinations are simply impossible for me, given Australia continues to ban...
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 22, 20, 6:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Hong Kong

Given the recent warning about COVID-19 (they were still calling it “Wuhan virus” back in the days), about half was wearing masks on the streets of Hong Kong. I just missed a lunch time protest in...
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 22, 20, 6:15 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Jetstar A320 DAD-HKG

After breakfast, getaway. A short 10 minute drive to the airport.

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Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 21, 20, 6:53 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Day trip to Hoi An

I booked a shared van online for US$10 return pp, but the van ended up to be empty for the whole leg from Da Nang to Hoi An (and the return trip too). Score!...
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 6, 20, 6:22 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Da Nang

Again, not a lot of places to see inside the town, I had a half day, so not a lot things to get through. But the city is pretty cool nonetheless.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 30, 20, 7:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Hilton Da Nang

I booked this purely for Honors benefits (and being one of the only few Hilton options in Vietnam), so it was useful for retaining my Gold status until 2023 (due to coronavirus) :D.
By the way, it...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 26, 20, 6:18 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

VietJet A320 CXR-DAD

The airport bus ride took an hour and 40km or so along a winding coastal road. Got to the domestic terminal about T-100. Again, no OLCI was available, therefore counter was the only way. My time in...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 26, 20, 5:43 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Nha Trang

I only had 12 hours in town, so not much travel was done, and no, I never liked amusement marks either. Though Nha Trang did have some good historical sights apart form the beach. A bizarre beachside...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 11, 20, 5:17 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Thank you kalderlake. Hopefully you'll go with...

Thank you kalderlake. Hopefully you'll go with your plan next year.
Sadly, Australian government decided it's a good idea too keep citizens at home until late next year, which probably means my next...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 11, 20, 5:14 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Citadines Nha Trang

After getting off the airport bus, I was dropped off at the spot right opposite the hotel, on the beach side. Again, motorbikes completely disregards any traffic signals, which made crossings...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 4, 20, 5:41 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Jetstar Pacific A320 SGN-CXR

Getaway day, flying to Nha Trang. Just passing a motorbike spares shop inside an alley next to my hotel, on my morning walk.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 3, 20, 6:31 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Fusion Suites Saigon

One of my friend recommended this hotel for my two night stay, for A$90 per night with breakfast. It was a "boutique" hotel on a quiet (by Saigon standard) side street, yet only minutes away from...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 2, 20, 9:11 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Day Trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels

As I've seen the Vietnam War relics, it's time to move onto the actual examples of war fields. I've booked a fairly cheap day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, which was fine, but of course, very touristy.
I...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 2, 20, 8:32 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Thank you lhrpete. The new SQ A380 J wasn't that...

Thank you lhrpete. The new SQ A380 J wasn't that comfortable, I agree. The reason they've gone for the more conventional recline approach is probably to cut the workload for flight attendants. Well,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 1, 20, 8:55 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (Continued)

Next stop: War remnants museum. You’re greeted by tons of captured American military equipments on open display before even setting a foot inside the museum.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 1, 20, 6:21 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Thank you very much offerendum. Indeed some...

Thank you very much offerendum. Indeed some preserved nostalgia there. Given this was a presidential palace until 1970s, it's likely that other countries probably had similar themes, even today.
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 27, 20, 7:29 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

First things first, which frustrates a lot of people travelling to SGN, when we just exited terminal, I was pretty much harassed by tens of taxi touts, who wants get the job done, however, at...
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 24, 20, 5:44 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Thank you stevie. I almost got caught in China...

Thank you stevie. I almost got caught in China total lockdown just days after going back from Vietnam.



Thank you fly747first. Indeed. But SQ unfortunately doesn't fly the new A380 to...
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 13, 20, 7:30 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Jetstar A320 CAN-SGN

After some factory visits on the day, I got dropped off in CAN by 12:30AM. BL doesn’t even offer OLCI on this sector, come on, it’s 2020.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 11, 20, 7:40 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Day trip to Shenzhen

Off to Shenzhen on a weekend for a day trip. First things first, taking the high speed train from Guangzhou South, which is quite far from the city centre.
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Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 4, 20, 8:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Guangzhou (part 1)

Back to Guangzhou. I’ve been to this place few times, and it is pretty different from other Chinese cities. December still means insect repellent and shorts (it gets cold around Lunar New Year,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 21, 20, 8:43 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Singapore Airlines 787-10 SIN-CAN

Singapore (SIN) to Guangzhou (CAN)
Singapore Airlines SQ 850
787-10
9:10AM-1:10PM
12 December 2019
Business 12A

Welcome aboard again. This one on SQ’s latest regional product, which was...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 21, 20, 7:40 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

SilverKris Lounge SIN T3

I wasn’t so tired for catching a flight at this hour, given the early sleep last night, it helps. Catching a Grab to Changi T-150 (so I thought) at the lobby. The ride only took 15 minutes today, but...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 21, 20, 7:13 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,138
Posted By antebellum

Singapore (day 3)

Last day of exploring in the city, this time venturing to some new places. I have an early morning flight after, so that wouldn't count as a day exploring.
Unfortunately, the rain situation got...
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