We wanted to check out the new Tokyo Sky Tree Tower which was quite close to Asakusa. We took the train and got off at Oshiage station and walked the Tokyo sky tree. to climb this beast. Our friend who has been … More Tokyo Sky Tree and Bistro Bizen
There are quite a few good offers at this time of the year. Time to get your bonus points for your flights! This popped up yesterday and I signed up immediately. NAB Qantas Rewards Premium Card – bonus 40k points after eligible spend. What’s the earn rate? For the top 4 banks, it’s probably not … More NAB rewards Rewards Premium Card bonus 40k points
Those who know me, know I love my points. I’m sharing this one because it’s a fantastic deal and one of the best AMEX cards in terms of points earning IMO. other than the reserve which is my favourite, this is my second favourite. Whats good about this card? 3 Points earned per dollar in … More Amex Platinum Edge – Free annual fee and bonus 10000 points for you!
I’m on a roll here with blogging. Must be my new year resolution for 2015. Theres just quite a bit to blog which is fantastic. Hope you guys are enjoying it. So, we got to Narita Airport quite late, our friend was kind enough to pick us up from the airport and we took the … More Tokyo Part 1
We got to Sapporo pretty late after a long day at Otaru. Takes about an hour or so to drive back to Sapporo. We wanted to have some Genghis Khan (Lamb Mutton) for dinner. We asked our Japanese friends and they recommended us to go to Sapporo Bier Garten. We took the train and … More Sapporo (Bier Garten, Rouryu Ramen, Picante, Tanukikoji Street etc!)
After walking for a while, we wanted to have a late lunch. I mean we haven’t had sushi yet. in Japan and we’re dying to try out some Hokkaido sushi. Here is the Otaru Canal. Quite famous apparently. Alot of boutique shops along the canal. Here is the glass wear shop. We didn’t have time … More Otaru Mazasushi
After checking out, we drove to Otaru town which was around 10 mins drive. We wanted to visit the Sankaku Fish Market and find somewhere for lunch. It was snowing quite heavily this day, and we took a while to drive around to find parking. Theres no street parking like there is in Aust. Its … More Otaru & Otaru Music Box Museum
We were meant to stay in another ryokan in Otaru for the night called Kourakuen. Unfortunately, IK found out a week before it got burnt down! She asked me whats the place we were meant to stay in again? I told her and I was like oh no…. Anyway, had no choice but to book … More Sapporo Otaru Kuramure Ryokan Review
So we had 1 day in HK before flying off to Sapporo. I’ve been to Japan numerous times, but never to Sapporo. One of the places I really wanted to go for a long time. Now this part is interesting, I used dividend miles to pay for this round trip HK<>Japan. If you have never … More Part 2 – Hong Kong to Sapporo.
Hoarding points and accumulating points can be fun. I’ll explain more later on. Time for a holiday! So here is the itinerary for the first part of our holiday/wedding stuff we had to do. I’ll review the Mel to BNE in this post. MEL -> BNE (Qantas Domestic) BNE -> HKG (Business) HKG -> CTS … More Brisbane to Hong Kong Cathay Business Class Review