Terence Chan

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First Impressions of Korean Air and Japan Airlines First Class

My recent trip to Korea and Hong Kong included many great memories, like climbing Mount Hallasan on Jeju Island and eating a lifetime’s worth of …

5 Reasons to Visit Jeju Island, South Korea

To call Jeju Island a “little-known” destination seems like a strange thing to say. Afterall, the Seoul to Jeju route is literally the busiest in the …

2017 Open Enrollment: Which Medical Plan Maximizes Ability to Earn Points?

Early November means that it is the middle of open enrollment season for those who receive health insurance through an employer. As you sort through …

Fare Deal: Business Class to Hong Kong for $1,800 Round-Trip

I thought it was going to be a lazy Saturday morning, that is, until I started reading this thread on Flyertalk. Since then, I’ve been spending the …

Foreign Exchange Deeper Dive

Back in June, I wrote about credit card foreign exchange rates and concluded that no payment network consistently or substantially provides better …

Feeling Reserved

Judging by the amount of coverage the shiny new Chase Sapphire Reserve has received on blogs, forums, and the New York Times, everyone under the sun …

My Unexpected Chase Sapphire Reserve Approval

I have been keeping a close eye on all the action this week with the release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card and in particular, it’s been …

Exploring Lanai: Four Seasons and Beyond

If you’re looking to escape the relative hustle and bustle of the other Hawaiian islands, then Lanai is the perfect getaway. With a population of …

Hotel Review: Four Seasons Lanai

I’ve slowly been working my way through all of the Hawaiian islands, and recent trips have included stays at the Trump Waikiki on Oahu, and the …

Flight Review: Alaska Airlines First Class Oakland to Maui

As a relatively infrequent flyer, I mainly view myself as an airline free agent and usually just chase the best deal for any particular trip. …

First Class Showdown: Singapore Airlines vs. Cathay Pacific

***This is part 7 of my “Plane-cation” trip report detailing a recent trip from San Francisco to New York, via Hong Kong***<p>In recent years, I’ve been …

Flight Review: British Airways Business Class Zurich to San Francisco

***This is part 8 of my “Everyday I’m Trufflin’” trip report detailing a recent European road trip which started in Zurich, Switzerland and ended in …

What It's Like to Go Truffle Hunting in Piedmont, Italy

***This is part 7 of my “Everyday I’m Trufflin’” trip report detailing a recent European road trip which started in Zurich, Switzerland and ended in …

Hong Kong's 14 best hotels for amazing views | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With the world's greatest number of skyscrapers in one city, as well as thousands of buildings over 10 stories, Hong Kong's urban landscape has a way of overpowering visitors. Sometimes it's easiest just to stand in front of the window of your hotel room and take it all in.<p>From five-star …

Hong Kong

Eating Piedmont, Italy - Truffles, Wine, and More Truffles

***This is part 6 of my “Everyday I’m Trufflin’” trip report detailing a recent European road trip which started in Zurich, Switzerland and ended in …

Anthony Bourdain Thinks You're Crazy for Eating Airplane Food

There's nothing Anthony Bourdain won't eat, but there's one place you won't see him eating.<p>There’s nothing Anthony Bourdain won’t eat—still-beating cobra heart in Ho Chi Minh City, seal eyeballs in Quebec—but there’s one place you won’t see him eating: on a plane. We talked to the host of CNN's</i> …

Ho Chi Minh City

The Stories Behind Some of Last Year's Most Iconic Travel Photos

Each Spring, the Park Avenue Armory is transformed into a brightly-lit fairground for the world's most discerning photography collectors. As the fair …

The world's most expensive flight costs £26,000 — and that's just one-way

When Etihad Airways launched a new flight route between New York City and Mumbai via Abu Dhabi on May 1, it became the world's most expensive flight …

Abu Dhabi

Maths Equation Causes Airport Terrorism Scare

Another passenger apparently mistook a lecturer's notebook scribblings for Arabic or some kind of Islamic terror code.

Twelve Tips For Conscientious Air Travellers

I don’t know what it is about air travel, but it certainly brings out the worst in people.<p>I’m sure you’ve experienced what I’m talking about first …

Cleaners and staff reveal what really happens in hotels - from the terrifying to disgusting

Next time you book a hotel room think twice about what you touch, do and eat...<p>Hotels are seen as a place to relax, a break from reality where you …

9 Korean BBQ Buffet Restaurants in Singapore #FoodForTheSeoul

Korean BBQ Buffets is considered a past time to us; well, awesome socialising activity while stuffing ourselves silly, if you insist. Having Korean …

Weekly Recap: First Class Reviews, $2 Chipotle Burritos, Korean Air Award Update

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the top posts from the past couple weeks, and Happy Mother’s Day!<p>Here’s how I took the scenic route and …

Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge Reviews: The Pier and The Wing

***This is part 3 of my “Plane-cation” trip report detailing a recent trip from San Francisco to New York, via Hong Kong***<p>After landing, the other …

How to Travel the World Without Quitting Your Job

New services are helping professionals live and work abroad. Are you ready to become a 'working nomad' too?<p>What if you could leave your cubicle behind, pack up your work, and take your next meeting in Madrid? Or Bali? Of course it's appealing, but then there's the obvious reality check: A live-work …

Remote Working

Here's how Singapore plans to become the smartest city in the world

1/<p>Driverless pods are coming to Singapore this year to shuttle people around the city.<p>2getthere<p>The Driverless pods, made by Netherlands-based company …

First Class Cabins Set Off 'Air Rage,' Study Finds

If you’ve found yourself bristling when settling into your seat on an airplane, particularly if you’re back in coach, there’s a reason. A new study …

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines First Class San Francisco to Hong Kong

***This is part 2 of my “Plane-cation” trip report detailing a recent trip from San Francisco to New York, via Hong Kong***<p>While the San Francisco to …

$2 Chipotle Burritos!

The graduation season means that a new wave of Americans are either starting to accumulate or starting pay off student debts. To recognize this harsh …

Eating Milan - Shopping, Cathedrals and Pizza

***This is part 5 of my “Everyday I’m Trufflin’” trip report detailing a recent European road trip which started in Zurich, Switzerland and ended in …