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This trip I booked in April had some twists and turns. I’m pretty excited we’re able to get some seats on one of the big 3 middle eastern carriers. Well sitting first in any carrier is good. I used 90k AA points to fly the first league in first class (14 hour trip) and business … More Mel to Abu Dhabi 777 First Class
Quick review of this trip when I went up to rainy Sydney during easter. I had to spend a night at a SPG property to enable me to attain GOLD membership which is unbelievable. This was from the world mastercard credit card deal from Westpac Altitude which I have – you stay one night and … More Sheraton on the Park Review – Sydney
ANZ has a special going on until 30th June 2015. I you apply and get approved, spend $3000 within the first 3 months you will get 50000 QFF or ANZ rewards points. The other perk is of course annual fee free for the first year. (Usually $425 inc QFF opt in) Main Perks summary Good … More ANZ Black Qantas Frequent Flyer Credit Card Promotion – 50000 points, free annual fee first year
Our friends have been here once and recommended this place whilst we’re up in Sydney. Part of the QT Hotel groups which seem to be focused more on their arts and design. This place is located in the heart of town and is one funky, retro and creepy restaurant. We came as our friend had … More QT Gowings Bar & Grill Review
Been a long absence over the last few months! Theres still some of my end of year trip I haven’t posted up yet but since I’m in Sydney this long weekend, decided to post some reviews of some new places we haven’t been. On this rainy day we ventured to LuMi in Pyrmont, opposite Star … More Lumi Bar & Dining Sydney Review
As I mentioned previously I used US Dividend Miles to purchase my points. There was a special in which you can buy 100% bonus points. up to 80000 points maximum. So 40000 points and you’ll get 80000 points. So i bought i think maximum 80000 points for around ~$1830USD. I may not be ever going … More JAL First Class Sakura Lounge & Cathay First Class Review.
We have been staying at Tokyo Park Hotel which is around a 10 min walk from Shimbashi station (JR line). Every day when we walk to the station, we saw this shop underneath the Shimbashi station complex. They sell onigiris and rice soup. It’s designed for a quick eat going to and fro work. There … More Tonkatsu and Zakuro Shabu Shabu
Next stop was Asakusa’s Sensoji. On the way we saw this cool mural on the wall. So artistic. Sensoji is Tokyo’s oldest temple and most historical. It is the ground for the famous festival – Sanja Matsuri. Probably one of Tokyo’s most iconic tourist spot. Famous for its gate in the front – called kaminarimon … More Asakusa’s Sensoji & Kitasenju’s Ajihisa izakaya
Bit of a foodie day today.The run down is as follows Tsukiji for sushi/kaisendon Ueno for Anmitsu (Mihashi) Asakusa for Hoppi/Izakaya Okonomiyaki in Kitasenju Local Japanese eatery in Kitasenju We left mid morning for Tsukiji which is walkable from our hotel. This is the view from the Tokyo Park Hotel. The hotel’s lobby is located … More Tsukiji & Ueno