Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: jysim
Showing results 1 to 25 of 110
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 21, 20, 12:55 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By jysim

We stayed 2 nights in Taitung City before...

We stayed 2 nights in Taitung City before venturing out of town again to Dulan. Dulan is apparently known for surfing and a hipster scene. This was particularly alarming because the SO has once told...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 17, 20, 8:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By jysim

In May the SO and I took a weeklong trip to...

In May the SO and I took a weeklong trip to Taitung, a city further south to Hualien on the east coast of Taiwan. My dad had a teaching position in Taitung back in the 80's when Taiwan was still one...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 15, 20, 3:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By jysim

On the end of February we took a 3-day trip to...

On the end of February we took a 3-day trip to Hualien. I spent 8 years in Hualien (7 for medical school and 1 year of post-graduate training). It was like a second home to me. The east coast has...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 14, 20, 3:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By jysim

Ticking down to border closure, domestic travels around the east coast of Taiwan

Right before Chinese New Year a physician friend sent a news link reporting a respiratory disease outbreak in China, and mentioned that we would have to be prepared for potential emergence as...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 3, 20, 5:45 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,358
Posted By jysim

My, what a feast you had in Wuhan, chili a*s meat...

My, what a feast you had in Wuhan, chili a*s meat and officer stewed with pears :D
Replies: 127
Views: 12,281
Posted By jysim

While I agree there is no benefit viewing...

While I agree there is no benefit viewing Mainland China in a negative light and the need to peacefully co-exist together, I have to point out that the SARS pandemic was during DPP's presidency. In...
Mar 18, 20, 8:58 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

Indeed. It's just my wishful thinking. I just...

Indeed. It's just my wishful thinking. I just want the pleasure of saying "I told you so" the next time round. :D:cool:
Mar 18, 20, 3:57 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

I wish all the social distancing we are...

I wish all the social distancing we are practicing now will get etched in future travels. In economy class specifically. One meter apart sounds just about right.
Mar 16, 20, 12:18 pm
Replies: 271
Views: 47,146
Posted By jysim

Taiwan CDC requires all medical professionals...

Taiwan CDC requires all medical professionals planning on leaving the country to seek permission from MOH. This was announced a few weeks ago but given the entire planet is on the travel...
Mar 14, 20, 9:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,356
Posted By jysim

To be honest I think most of the public are...

To be honest I think most of the public are overreacting to the coronapanic. With nowhere to channel their anxiety and the need to be seen "doing something", people will start panic buying/hoarding...
Mar 11, 20, 9:51 am
Replies: 120
Views: 24,379
Posted By jysim

I typed "manual response" or something of the...

I typed "manual response" or something of the sort in the chat window. The autobot then fetched a real person to attend to me. However, they asked me to call Hilton Nagoya, citing my booking being a...
Feb 12, 20, 6:02 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

The reduction is due to mandatory home quarantine...

The reduction is due to mandatory home quarantine for any pax who transited in HKG, MFM, or any other Mainland China airports, as well as Hong Kong and Macau passport holders. The quarantine order...
Feb 11, 20, 7:02 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,479
Posted By jysim

My understanding is cross-strait flights...

My understanding is cross-strait flights (Mainland China to Taiwan vv) will be limited to a few airports only until April, while there has been no mention of the end date for home quarantine for...
Feb 5, 20, 9:51 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

Based on the quarantine notice (link above), you...

Based on the quarantine notice (link above), you will have to stay for 14 days before you can leave.
Feb 5, 20, 8:32 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

A friend called 1922 to ask earlier and was...

A friend called 1922 to ask earlier and was informed that transit pax was not required to be quarantined. But how exactly do they differentiate transit pax is not known for now.
Feb 5, 20, 7:47 am
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,914
Posted By jysim

I read both the Mandarin and English edition and...

I read both the Mandarin and English edition and found it does not indicate how far back the travel history applies. However, based on this home quarantine notice by Taiwan CDC, the travel history is...
Feb 5, 20, 7:37 am
Replies: 70
Views: 15,364
Posted By jysim

During some previous typhoon experiences I think...

During some previous typhoon experiences I think CX likes to park at TPE - it's 2 hours from HKG, easily mobilizable maintenance, and maybe the cost is not as high as HKG?
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 17, 20, 9:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,388
Posted By jysim

Great TR! I visited Siem Reap with the family...

Great TR! I visited Siem Reap with the family back in 2015 but I did not remember seeing so many museums as you did.

My experience with klia2 was a bad one. I felt it was poorly designed with...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 20, 6:25 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

Thanks for the tip! According to Google they...

Thanks for the tip! According to Google they looked quite interesting to me.
We would not be driving in the Netherlands, so Spotters Spot Polderbaan would be a difficult destination, but Gouda and...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 14, 20, 2:17 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 22,282
Posted By jysim

From your pics it seems the Alpine lounge in...

From your pics it seems the Alpine lounge in Zurich looks both chic and comfortably residential at the same time. Looks like something out of a Monocle guidebook.
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 28, 19, 2:10 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

Our TGV was a morning train so I guess the heat...

Our TGV was a morning train so I guess the heat wasn't so bad. As for the Louvre, we saw all the touristy exhibits which were frankly better viewed online in the comforts of your own home (instead of...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 24, 19, 3:45 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

A moveable feast

We had another 2 days in Paris before heading home. Now that we have came close to the end of our trip the S.O. and I gradually slowed our pace to take in what Paris has to offer. Apart from...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 23, 19, 12:40 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

Scotland is a must-visit for me. If we're ever...

Scotland is a must-visit for me. If we're ever there we would definitely make the effort to visit the Scottish Concorde!



Beautiful lady she is, isn't she?
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 20, 19, 12:25 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

Paris Le Bourget

Like any aviation enthusiast, I had a fascination for Concorde and had made plans to visit the grand dame for several years. There were a few places you could see the supersonic bird - Bristol,...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 19, 19, 7:09 am
Replies: 35
Views: 15,134
Posted By jysim

To be specific it was a seasonal special Amour de...

To be specific it was a seasonal special Amour de Deutz Blanc de Blancs 2009 instead of the usual Krug they serve in F. I personally prefer the Krug, feeling it being more masculine and solid in...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 110
 

Forum Jump