Hong Kong and Singapore Launch Travel Bubble

COVID-19: The long-awaited Hong Kong Singapore Travel Bubble will go into effect on 26 May 2021. Under the scheme, travel between the two cities will resume in a "gradual and orderly manner". Initially, there will only be one flight carrying 200 passengers in each direction. Air Travel Bubble With a decline in the number of …

Britain: Fly Business Class London to Bangkok for Only £1,935 Return

Special Promotion Qatar Airways has put the Asia Pacific on Sale! Return Economy Class air fares start at only £1,935 London to Bangkok, £2,065 Manchester to Hong Kong, and £2,030 Edinburgh to Singapore. Qatar Airways Airbus 320 taking off. Photo Credit: Qatar Airways. Low air fares from all three UK airports to other Asian capitals …

Cashing in on Your Miles – Without Losing Your Cool (Part One)

With Asia Club miles about to expire, Michael Taylor has to act fast – use them or lose them. But cashing them in isn't a piece of cake. In the end, he succeeds, resulting in a round trip ticket to Bali. This is the first in a four part series.   My hard earned miles …

Chinese New Year: Days 3 & 4

Traditionally, it was customary for people to spend Chinese New Year's Eve and the first two days of the New Year with family. By days three and four, things could – quite understandably – start getting a bit tense. To avoid arguments, it was considered best to avoid relatives on the third and fourth days …

Happy Year of the Tiger!

Today is the first day of the Year of the Tiger. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, that would make it 4707, 4708, or 4646 - depending on which source you consult. If the calendar now universally used throughout the world is based on the earth's rotation around the sun, the Lunar Calendar, which was …