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Jun 27, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,180
Posted By Jamoldo

WANCHAI!!!! :D There are 24 hour dim sum...

WANCHAI!!!! :D

There are 24 hour dim sum places in town. There used to be one in Mongkok and there are certainly things open there but I'm not too familiar.

The first that comes to mind is Sun...
Feb 28, 18, 2:04 am
Replies: 72
Views: 70,179
Posted By Jamoldo

Very shameless plug

But a few years ago, in my foodblog I covered nearly every special meal CX has (except the baby meal which catering would not allow despite my protestations and the kosher meal which I had on BA).
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Oct 6, 17, 5:20 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By Jamoldo

Yoshi thanks for this. Complicating things is...

Yoshi thanks for this. Complicating things is that I am in Maryland which has some funky regulations.. Otherwise the stuff I was pricing was similar to what you said above.

Time to find an...
Oct 3, 17, 9:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By Jamoldo

Short Term US Health Insurance

Situation: US Citizen, resident of HKG, currently fun-employed and traveling for a while. I have 1 year travel insurance that covers me for 3 month periods outside of HK (that number was hit today)...
Forum: China
May 29, 17, 9:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,116
Posted By Jamoldo

I think CTrip has this for hotel reservations as...

I think CTrip has this for hotel reservations as well. Maybe a reason to marry someone from the motherland! ;P
Forum: San Francisco
May 25, 17, 6:21 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 23,081
Posted By Jamoldo

Your first paragraph above sounds like my kind of...

Your first paragraph above sounds like my kind of gig and is what I did in Margaret River Valley a few years back.

I do know a well regarded wine store in the area, V Wine Cellar, and will...
Forum: San Francisco
May 25, 17, 6:19 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 23,081
Posted By Jamoldo

Looks great (and that I'll have to do some...

Looks great (and that I'll have to do some homework) - thanks! I will be sure to update this thread in July post trip
Forum: San Francisco
May 22, 17, 11:19 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 23,081
Posted By Jamoldo

2 days in the area

I'm going to try to revive this thread because it has some great stuff though its been a while since the last post.

In short, a buddy and I will be doing a road trip in California and plan to...
Forum: India
Oct 27, 16, 9:31 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,064
Posted By Jamoldo

This may be too late, but I recently stayed at...

This may be too late, but I recently stayed at the Ritz. I would have no problem staying there again, but I can't call it Ritz level. Parts of the plastic/linoleum floor at the multicuisine/buffet...
Jul 11, 16, 8:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,161
Posted By Jamoldo

Wine in Portugal

Hi - I am going to Portugal for 2 weeks in August (starting with a friend's wedding) and then am driving up to Porto with friends.

I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with visiting...
Forum: China
Aug 28, 15, 8:57 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 16,741
Posted By Jamoldo

Shanghai Walks

Look up and buy the book (s) "Six Shanghai Walks" by Tess Johnston (sp?) As well as it's successor book. I've never read the newer one but the original is great. I'm partial to walk number 4 in the...
Jul 30, 15, 6:24 am
Replies: 240
Views: 32,429
Posted By Jamoldo

29 July PEK-HKG

Was on KA 993 scheduled to leave at 1830, delayed to 2050. Boarding started at 2040, everyone on board by 2115.

Then several weather delays, and we sat at the gate for the next 2 or so hours....
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Jamoldo

I will most certainly look to visit Manjimup. I...

I will most certainly look to visit Manjimup. I had never heard of it and now I'm excited to go. Looks like the truffle hunts are not on the days I am in town and mostly booked out, sadly. Any other...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Jamoldo

I would like to BUMP this thread up. I am looking...

I would like to BUMP this thread up. I am looking into flying into Perth for a week next week. I'm happy to hang out in Perth for 1-2 days, but am looking into renting a car and driving up to the...
Forum: Asia
Jun 14, 15, 9:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Jamoldo

Many thanks to both of you! Glenaa11 -...

Many thanks to both of you!

Glenaa11 - agreed its not a ton of time, but trying to make do. I would never call such a visit "comprehensive" but I do like visiting countries if even for a short...
Forum: Asia
Jun 12, 15, 2:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Jamoldo

Bhutan for one person

This is very short notice I know, but I live in HKG and unexpectedly (long story) got a week off coming up in two weeks or so. I'm thinking about places to go (plenty of them) and one of them is...
May 15, 15, 2:20 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jamoldo

I'm waiting for someone to mention how they would...

I'm waiting for someone to mention how they would "walk uphill to school both ways in the snow"

:D
Jan 27, 15, 10:03 pm
Replies: 413
Views: 112,503
Posted By Jamoldo

http://yummyhk.blogspot.com A shameless plug...

http://yummyhk.blogspot.com

A shameless plug for my food blog (which has a tiny readership and no revenues) , but I have tried almost every special meal CX has to offer and have posted about it......
Forum: Japan
Jan 27, 15, 9:45 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By Jamoldo

Niseko in March

Hi - I've read mixed (mostly good) things about Niseko in March. I'll be there between 12th-22nd or so (first 7 days are a vacation with friends, last few days a university alumni event).

Anyone...
Jan 27, 15, 9:26 pm
Replies: 851
Views: 128,742
Posted By Jamoldo

As a Y flyer who earns GO the hard way (in Y), I...

As a Y flyer who earns GO the hard way (in Y), I can certainly understand CX's desire to make this more revenue driven and essentially screw people like me (not high margin guys). They have a...
Dec 3, 14, 1:17 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,011
Posted By Jamoldo

I'm around...

I'm around...
Oct 8, 14, 2:21 am
Replies: 413
Views: 112,503
Posted By Jamoldo

For those of you that fly Y, my fledgling food...

For those of you that fly Y, my fledgling food blog has been reviewing all of the special meals CX has to offer over the last year and a half or so. I try to keep entries very short, to under 2...
Forum: China
Sep 9, 14, 9:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By Jamoldo

third the idea of going to Yunnan. How about...

third the idea of going to Yunnan. How about hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge? Lijiang can be a zoo (the center of town) but other parts are nice. You can bike to Baisha Village which is really nice or go...
Forum: China
Sep 9, 14, 8:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Jamoldo

Lost Heaven if it is the Yunnan Restaurant is...

Lost Heaven if it is the Yunnan Restaurant is tasty food. The Apartment is a nice venue and the Library Distillery in the French Concession is an awesome place.

If in Pudong, the Park Hyatt Lobby...
Forum: China
Aug 14, 14, 8:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,331
Posted By Jamoldo

Emphasis on the bolded. Not in this "dark" guy's...

Emphasis on the bolded. Not in this "dark" guy's case. I found it pretty tough to get part time teaching gigs in Beijing in 2006-2007 (granted I was naive and tried to go through agencies), but let's...
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