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Forum: Asia
Yesterday, 9:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By quirrow

You could try redeeming on JAL through Alaska,...

You could try redeeming on JAL through Alaska, that would be 25,000 miles one way in Business. 50k for the return. I believe that might be the best deal in terms of mileage required.
Nov 14, 19, 10:07 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,028
Posted By quirrow

KL CGK-KUL-AMS-GVA J from ~$1,900

Some good deals available for Jakarta CGK to Geneva GVA with prices from around $1,900 on KLM J. Less availability on Jan 2020, but more on Feb and March.



Might be useful for FB members based...
Nov 7, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 52
Views: 9,188
Posted By quirrow

NH cabins are generally quite warm, and a bit...

NH cabins are generally quite warm, and a bit warmer than other Asian carriers as I could even sweat in their F cabins. Though compared to Japanese trains in winter, it is alright. Japanese trains in...
Nov 5, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By quirrow

As a note, I do not believe The Peninsula is part...

As a note, I do not believe The Peninsula is part of the Swire group (which is the largest shareholder of CX).

But to answer your question, it might add some value if the hotel in question has...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 3, 19, 1:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By quirrow

Penang and Kuching are a flight away and you...

Penang and Kuching are a flight away and you would most probably spend most of the day in airports and on the plane rather than see anything if you plan for just a day trip. If you're planning a day...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 27, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By quirrow

Some of the tasty treats I discovered while...

Some of the tasty treats I discovered while travelling or that have travelled to where I purchase them from:

Kalles Kaviar (salted cod roe in a tube) - Sweden
Kagi chocolate wafers - Switzerland...
Forum: Japan
Oct 27, 19, 12:50 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By quirrow

Not a Japanese but my childhood was heavily...

Not a Japanese but my childhood was heavily influenced by Japanese TV shows since in Indonesia, Japanese TV shows dubbed into the local language was common. Grew up watching Ultraman, Kamen Rider,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 24, 19, 2:04 am
Replies: 82
Views: 54,450
Posted By quirrow

Those are portable battery chargers that people...

Those are portable battery chargers that people can rent for charging their phones, and not mobile phones.

Didn't realize Lufthansa has special ducks for transiting on your Birthday. Though do...
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By quirrow

I believe it is the law in Japan for foreign...

I believe it is the law in Japan for foreign guests to provide passport details when staying in a registered lodging. All the hotels I have stayed at requests for this, and an Air BNB owner that has...
Forum: Europe
Oct 23, 19, 12:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By quirrow

Resurrecting this thread as I have the same...

Resurrecting this thread as I have the same questions with regards to skiing in the Valais region. I am in the planning stages of my next ski vacation and was planning on spending a couple of weeks...
Forum: Singapore
Sep 28, 19, 7:30 am
Replies: 59
Views: 15,611
Posted By quirrow

Chilli crab is one of the things I associate...

Chilli crab is one of the things I associate Singapore with as I do not think anyone else does it better. Seafood restaurants like Jumbo, Red House and No Signboard has been mentioned and I think...
Forum: Singapore
Sep 28, 19, 7:21 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,643
Posted By quirrow

Went to this thread from the Chilli crab thread,...

Went to this thread from the Chilli crab thread, and since I enjoy dim sum on the weekends, I figured I would provide some inputs. Back when I used to live in Singapore, I enjoy Hua Ting in Orchard...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 26, 19, 9:50 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,537
Posted By quirrow

Most chicken rice places have the chicken steamed...

Most chicken rice places have the chicken steamed or roasted beforehand and thus the chicken would not be piping hot. This is especially true in the hawker centres. As for the rice itself, it...
Forum: Japan
Aug 26, 19, 9:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By quirrow

Sadly the case when you visit Tokyo in August....

Sadly the case when you visit Tokyo in August. Though I believe the Japanese Alps (Hakuba and Karuizawa) is a nice area to cool off, so is Hokkaido, which usually has cooler climates in the summer.
Jul 25, 19, 3:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By quirrow

Since you are into skiing, there are some nice...

Since you are into skiing, there are some nice places in Canada like Whistler (near Vancouver) and Mont Tremblant (near Montreal) that you can combine with visits to those cities as well for a decent...
Forum: Asia
Jul 20, 19, 10:34 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By quirrow

Yes there should be a priority card that the...

Yes there should be a priority card that the cabin crew should give out. I remember receiving it before, though on the domestic flights it might not be available in the flight. While the terminal is...
Jul 19, 19, 2:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By quirrow

In my experience, I was trying to book...

In my experience, I was trying to book PVG-SIN-CGK and with the Spontaneous Escapes discount, it still applies to the PVG-SIN sector but as you mentioned it requires the same points whether...
Forum: Japan
Jul 17, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,434
Posted By quirrow

Tokyo is a great base since all the major...

Tokyo is a great base since all the major Shinkansen lines pass through the city. Early June might not be as hot and humid yet so the weather might still be bearable, but if it gets warm, maybe a...
Forum: Singapore
Jul 17, 19, 7:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By quirrow

I would pick the Warehouse Hotel as I think that...

I would pick the Warehouse Hotel as I think that is the nicest hotel of the bunch. I like the rooms in that hotel and while not the most conveniently located near a subway station, it is walking...
Forum: Star Alliance
Jul 12, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By quirrow

Having flown on all 3 of them, I think LX wins...

Having flown on all 3 of them, I think LX wins hands down here especially with the shorter travel time. LX might also have the new lounges ready in Zurich depending on when your travel dates are....
Jul 11, 19, 4:38 am
Replies: 260
Views: 88,377
Posted By quirrow

I actually think the Business seat looks more...

I actually think the Business seat looks more like the Qatar Q Suites with the reclining function because the table ledge beside the screen will prevent the backrest of the seat from being pulled...
Jul 9, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 38
Views: 10,613
Posted By quirrow

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Descent into Åre Östersund Airport in the winter sunset

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Departing...
Jul 5, 19, 11:28 pm
Replies: 2,284
Views: 539,524
Posted By quirrow

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Mount Yotei in Hokkaido, dubbed "Fuji of the North"
Forum: Singapore
Jul 5, 19, 11:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By quirrow

Conrad is a better choice for the pool, lounge...

Conrad is a better choice for the pool, lounge and the view from the rooms. Their renovated rooms are also way better than the Hilton.

A slightly cheaper alternative is the Sheraton Towers by...
Forum: Singapore
Jul 5, 19, 11:11 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,537
Posted By quirrow

Sin Swee Kee is good but might not be as...

Sin Swee Kee is good but might not be as air-conditioned as one liked. It is also near points of interest in Singapore.

Another good one missing from the list is Boon Tong Kee which I prefer. They...
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