McDonald's in South San Francisco near San Francisco International Airport offers more than food: there is convenience, training in self-service electronic menus, yummy (and healthy) menu options, and a short course in American culture.
Cathay Pacific Airways is one of several airlines plying the Hong Kong - San Francisco route. It's business class offers a more comfortable experience in the air. There is also a pre-departure business class lounge. Is it really worth the extra price?
Hong Kong International Airport is Cathay Pacific's hub, and the airline has fully FIVE business class lounges there, four for departing passengers and one for arriving passengers. What are they like? Is it worth getting to the airport early to chill out there?
T'ang Court in Hong Kong is one of only four Chinese restaurants in the world to have been awarded three Michelin stars. Is it the food? Is it the service? Is it the ambiance? Five committed foodies go undercover to find out what, exactly, is the secret of this respected eatery.
Many airlines offer free in-town check-in services at Hong Kong and Kowloon stations on the Airport Express MTR line, allowing passengers to check in and check their bags at least 90 minutes and up to one day before their flight departs.
Changing money at airports and hotels is fast and easy, but not the best way to exchange currency. Plan foreign exchange transactions in advance. Tips on money changing to help you get the best rate while keeping your money safe.
Most airlines oversell tickets assuming not all passengers will show up for their flight. So what happens if everybody DOES show up? First they ask for volunteers, offering them compensation. Then they start bumping people. What are your rights and options if this happens? Airlines and Aviation Getting bumped from your flight – it’s the …
Tipping is more common in the United States than in other countries, and it often causes confusion - even for Americans! If you get it wrong, it can lead to embarrassment, misunderstandings, and even angry confrontations. Here's a guide to tipping in the Land of the Free.
Disney fans from around the world crowd Main Street U.S.A. at Hong Kong Disneyland to welcome Cookie, Duffy's newest friend. The playful kitty is a committed foodie. Her arrival is being celebrated with snacks, desserts, buffet dinners - and exclusive merchandise!
How to be polite in Thailand: Thais are generally friendly and laid back and will forgive foreigners who commit the occasional faux pas. But a basic understanding of Thai values and etiquette will help to prevent misunderstandings and lead to a more enjoyable stay in the Land of Smiles.