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Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines First Class Check-in, Changi Terminal 2
CONNECT at Changi Lounge, Changi Terminal 2
SilverKris Business Class Lounge, Changi Terminal 3
Singapore Airlines B737-800 Business Class SIN-KUL
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur
Sky Suite Airport Lounge KLIA Terminal 2

Monarchy in the UK

Monarchy in the UK: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines The Private Room SIN
Conrad London St. James
Qatar Airways Premium Lounge LHR
Qatar Airways B777-300ER Qsuites Business Class LHR-DOH
Qatar Airways Premium Arrival Lounge DOH
Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Garden Lounge DOH

Popping My Cherry Blossom

Popping My Cherry Blossom: Trip Planning
Hilton Tokyo
Conrad Osaka
Roku Kyoto, LXR Hotels & Resorts
KIX North Lounge KIX
STARLUX A330neo Business Class KIX-TPE
China Airlines VIP Lounge Terminal 1 TPE
China Airlines A321neo Business Class TPE-SIN

Golden Showers

Golden Showers: Trip Planning
Qantas First Lounge SIN
Emirates Lounge SIN
Emirates A380-800 First Class SIN-DXB
Dubai Connect Experience
Emirates First Class Lounge DXB (Concourse A)
Emirates B777-300ER New First Class DXB-GVA
Hilton Milan
Qatar Airways B787-9 Business Class MXP-DOH
Qatar Airways Al Mourjan North Lounge DOH
Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class DOH-SIN


New York Suite Heart

New York Suite Heart: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class SIN-JFK
Conrad New York Midtown
Conrad New York Downtown
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JFK
Singapore Airlines A380 Suites JFK-SIN

Land of the Sinking Yen

Land of the Sinking Yen: Trip Planning
Qatar Airways Premium Lounge SIN
Japan Airlines B787-9 Business Class SIN-HND
Japan Arrivals Process
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho
ZIPAIR B787-8 Business Class NRT-SIN

When You Wish Upon a STARLUX

When You Wish Upon a STARLUX: Trip Planning
STARLUX A330neo Economy Class SIN-TPE
Kimpton Da An Hotel
Grand Hyatt Taipei
Plaza Premium Lounge TPE
STARLUX A330neo Business Class SIN-TPE

17 Hours in San Francisco

17 hours in San Francisco: Trip Planning
Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge San Francisco
Japan Airlines B777-300ER First Class SFO-NRT
Singapore Airlines B777-300ER Premium Economy NRT-SIN

Don’t Leave Home Without It

Don’t Leave Home Without It: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines B737-8 Economy Class SIN-HKT
Six Senses Yao Noi
Coral Executive Lounge Phuket
Singapore Airlines B737-8 Business Class HKT-SIN

Let’s Go Lang Co

Let’s Go Lang Co: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines B737-8 Business Class SIN-DAD
Banyan Tree Lang Co
Hilton Da Nang
CIP Orchid Lounge DAD
Singapore Airlines B737-8 Economy Class DAD-SIN

A Day in The Private Room

A Day in The Private Room: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines The Private Room, Singapore
Singapore Airlines SilverKris First Class Lounge, Singapore
Singapore Airlines B777-300ER First Class SIN-CGK
Saphire Plaza Premium Lounge, Jakarta

The Long Way to Singapore

The Long Way to Singapore: Trip Planning
Oman Air Lounge Bangkok
Gulf Air B787-9 Business Class BKK-BAH
Gulf Air Falcon Gold Lounge Bahrain
Gulf Air B787-9 Business Class BAH-SIN

Journey to Middle Earth

Journey to Middle Earth: Trip Planning and Pre-Departure Checklist
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge Changi: Evening Edition
New Zealand Arrival Experience
Air New Zealand Domestic Lounge Auckland
Snippets from New Zealand
Air New Zealand Lounge Christchurch

Eat Pray Swab

Eat, Pray, Swab: Trip Planning
Bali on-arrival testing experience
Conrad Bali

Tennis Paradise

Tennis Paradise: Trip Planning
ANA Lounge No. 5 Satellite NRT
United Airlines Polaris Lounge SFO
USA Pre-Departure Testing: Bay Area
VTL Post-Arrival Process

Test & Go & Come Back & Test & Go Again

Test & Go & Come Back & Test & Go Again: Trip Planning
Walkthrough: Thailand Pass Test & Go Application
Test & Go Bangkok: Arrivals & Testing Process
Day 5 and Pre-departure Testing
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Sindhorn Kempinski Bangkok
SO/ Bangkok

Sandbox Game

Sandbox Game: Trip Planning
Thailand Pass Application
Koh Samui Sandbox FAQs
Singapore Airlines New SilverKris Changi Lounge
Koh Samui Sandbox: Arrivals & Testing Process
Conrad Koh Samui
Banyan Tree Koh Samui
THAI Airways Prestige Lounge Bangkok


Journey to the Hermit Kingdom

Journey to the Hermit Kingdom: Trip Planning
New SilverKris Lounge Changi Airport
VTL Arrival Experience at Sydney & Testing
QT Sydney
Shangri-La Sydney
Fullerton Hotel Sydney
Hilton Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Life in Sydney during COVID
SilverKris Lounge Sydney

BTS (Back to Seoul)

BTS (Back to Seoul): Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines B787-10 Economy Class SIN-ICN
VTL: Arrival experience at Seoul Incheon
Aloft Seoul Myeongdong
Sofitel Ambassador Seoul
RYSE Autograph Collection Seoul
Life in South Korea during COVID
Asiana Business Lounge Seoul
Singapore Airlines B787-10 Business Class ICN-SIN

The Romantic Road

The Romantic Road: Trip Planning
SATS Premier Lounge Terminal 3
Ambassador Transit Lounge
LuxxLounge Frankfurt
Capri by Fraser Frankfurt
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
Lufthansa Senator Lounge Frankfurt
VTL Flight: Singapore Airlines B777-300ER First Class FRA-SIN

Bavarians at the Gate

Bavarians at the Gate: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge Changi Airport
Changi Airport during COVID-19
Singapore Airlines A350-900 Business Class SIN-MUC
Life in Germany during COVID
Kempinski Munich
Aloft Munich
Hilton Munich City
Pre-departure COVID-19 testing in Munich
VTL Flight: Singapore Airlines A350-900 Business Class MUC-SIN
VTL post-arrival process
Overall reflections on the VTL


48 Hours in New York

48 hours in New York: Trip Planning
ANA B777-300ER “THE Room” Business Class NRT-JFK
British Airways First Lounge New York JFK
ANA B777-300ER “THE Suite” First Class JFK-HND
ANA Suite Lounge Tokyo Haneda
Singapore Airlines B777-300ER First Class HND-SIN


Roman Holiday

Introduction: Roman Holiday
Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class KUL-DOH
Qatar Airways A320 Business Class DOH-KBP
Waldorf Astoria Rome Cavalieri
St Regis Florence
Interlude: When interlining goes wrong
Cathay Pacific A350-1000 Business Class FCO-HKG

The Mileymoon

The Mileymoon: Introduction
Singapore Airlines B787-10 Business Class SIN-DPS
St Regis Bali
Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali
JetQuay CIP Terminal Changi
Cathay Dragon A321 Business Class HAN-HKG
Cathay Pacific The Pier First Class Lounge HKG
Cathay Pacific B77W First Class HKG-SFO
Post Ranch Inn: History & Arrivals Experience
Post Ranch Inn: Tree House Room
Post Ranch Inn: Dining and Ranch Tour
Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO
Cathay Pacific B77W First Class SFO-HKG
Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class Lounge HKG
Cathay Dragon A330 Business Class HKG-HAN
Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class HAN-SIN
Planning a Maldives trip
W Maldives Transfer Experience
W Maldives Villa
W Maldives Dining
W Maldives Activities


The World’s Longest Flight

The Longest Flight in the World: Introduction
SQ22 Inaugural Gate Party
Singapore Airlines A350-900 ULR Business Class SIN-EWR
AMEX Centurion Lounge IAH
United Polaris Lounge IAH
ANA B77W Business Class IAH-NRT
ANA B787-9 Business Class NRT-SIN

26 Hours in Bangkok

26 Hours in Bangkok: Introduction
Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10 New Regional Business Class SIN-BKK
Thai Airways Royal Orchid Lounge Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
EVA Air Lounge Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200ER Business Class BKK-SIN

A Very Asian Conrad Christmas

A Very Asian Christmas: Trip Planning
Cathay Pacific The Pier Business Class Lounge (HKG)
Cathay Pacific B777 Business Class HKG-HND / HND-HKG
Conrad Tokyo
Cathay Pacific Tokyo Haneda Lounge (HND)
Conrad Macao
Conrad Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific The Pier First Class Lounge (HKG)

The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2018

The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2018: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge T3 SIN
SWISS Intl Airlines B77W Business Class SIN-ZRH
Cosmo Hotel Berlin
Westin Grand Berlin
The Intra-Europe Business Class Experience, 2018 Edition
Turkish Airlines A330 Business Class IST-AMM
Sheraton Amman Al Nabil
Royal Jordanian Crown Lounge AMM
Egypt Air B737 Business Class AMM-CAI-NBO
Tribe Hotel Nairobi
Sheraton Kampala
Ethiopian Airlines B737 Business Class NBO-ADD
Ethiopian Airlines B787 Business Class ADD-GRU
Marriott Sao Paulo Airport
Avianca Brasil A330 Business Class GRU-SCL
San Cristobal Tower Santiago
Air Canada B77W Business Class SCL-YYZ
Air Canada Express E175 Business Class YYZ-BOS
W Boston
United Airlines B757 First Class BOS-SFO
W San Francisco
United Airlines B77W Polaris Business Class SFO-NRT
ANA B787 Business Class NRT-SIN

The Sydney Suites Gambit

The Sydney Suites Gambit: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines First Class Lounge & TPR
Singapore Airlines A380 New Suites SIN-SYD
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Business Class Lounge SYD
Singapore Airlines A380 New Business Class SYD-SIN


On the Road again to Rio

On the road again to Rio: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines B77W Business Class SIN-FRA
Lufthansa B747-8i Premium Economy FRA-GIG
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort
Star Alliance Lounge Rio
Lufthansa B747-8i Business Class GIG-FRA
Sheraton Frankurt Airport Hotel
Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class FRA-SIN

Miami, no vice

Miami, no vice: Trip planning
EVA Air B77W Hello Kitty Business Class SIN-TPE
Decoding the lounge situation in Taipei
EVA Air B77W Business Class TPE-IAH
Red Roof Inn IAH Airport
United A320 Economy IAH-MIA
Renting with Sixt Miami
Element Miami International Airport
Miami, the Keys and everything inbetween
Jetblue A320 Economy MCO-JFK
Revisiting the EVA Air and SQ Taipei lounges

The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2017

The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2017: Trip Planning
Introduction: It’s the most wonderful time of the year
A Tale of Two Lounges: SATS Premier T2 and the Qantas SIN Lounge
Malaysia Airlines B737 Business Class SIN-KUL
Malaysia Airlines Business Class Golden Lounge KUL
Malaysia Airlines A330  Business Class KUL-NRT
Japan Airlines Business Class Sakura Lounge NRT
Japan Airlines B77W Business Class NRT-LAX
The Westin LAX
The Westin Westminster
Aloft Boston Seaport
The Consolidated AA Domestic First Class Experience
American Airlines Flagship Lounge JFK
American Airlines B772 Business Class JFK-LHR
American Airlines Arrivals Lounge LHR
The Great Northern Hotel, London
Sheraton Grand Park Lane, London
Westin Paris Vendome
Courtyard by Marriott Madrid Princesa
Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal
The Consolidated Intra-Europe Business Class Experience
Sheraton Casablanca
Royal Air Maroc Business Class Lounge CMN
Royal Air Maroc B737 Business Class CMN-ACC
Ethiopian Airlines B787 Business Class ACC-ADD
Ethiopian Airlines Cloud 9 Business Class Lounge ADD
Ethiopian Airlines Q400 Business Class ADD-DAR
Protea Hotel by Marriott Dar Es Salaam Courtyard
Qatar Airways A320 Business Class DAR-DOH
Qatar Airways Al Safwa First Class Lounge DOH
Qatar Airways A330 “First” Class DOH-MCT
Oman Air Business Class Lounge, MCT
Oman Air E175 Business Class MCT-DXB
The Grosvenor House Dubai
W Doha
Qatar Airways Business Class Lounge DOH
Qatar Airways B772 Business Class DOH-BLR
The Ritz Carlton Bangalore
Vistara A320 Business Class BLR-DEL
Cathay Pacific A330 Business Class DEL-HKG
Cathay Pacific Arrivals Lounge HKG
W Hong Kong
Touring Cathay Pacific’s HKG Lounges
Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class HKG-SIN

The Tokyo Ramen Run

The Tokyo Ramen Run: Trip Planning
British Airways Galleries Lounge, Singapore
Qantas Lounge, Singapore
Japan Airlines B772 Business Class SIN-HND
My Tokyo Food Pilgrimage
Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Station
The Great Tokyo Ramen Hunt
The Great Tokyo Ramen Lug
ANA Suite Lounge Narita
Singapore Airlines B77W First Class NRT-SIN

The Philly Pho Fare

The Philly Pho Fare: Trip Planning
Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounge Terminal 4 SIN
Vietnam Airlines A321 Economy SIN-HAN
Qatar Airways B77W Business Class HAN-DOH
Qatar Airways A350 Business Class DOH-PHL
Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
Exploring Philly
British Airways Business Class Lounge PHL
Qatar Airways A350 Business Class PHL-DOH
Qatar Airways Arrivals Lounge DOH
Qatar Airways Complimentary Doha Stopover Package (Westin Doha)
Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge DOH
Vietnam Airlines Business Class Lounge HAN
Silk Air B737 Business Class HAN-SIN

Orchid, Elephant, Turtle

Orchid, Elephant, Turtle: Trip Planning
Thai Airways A350 Business Class SIN-BKK 
Conrad Bangkok (Executive Corner)
Thai Airways Business Class BKK-USM
Conrad Koh Samui (Oceanview Pool Villa)
Thai Airways B777 Business Class USM-BKK-SIN

Via Istanbul

Via Istanbul (Not Constantinople): Trip Planning
Turkish Airlines A330 Business Class KUL-IST / IST-KUL
Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul
Turkish Airlines A321 Business Class IST-MAN / MAN-IST
Virgin Trains East Coast First Class (York – London Kings Cross)
Conrad London St. James (King Deluxe Room)


The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2016

The Milelion’s RTW Trip 2016: Trip Planning
Introduction: Around the world in 28 days
EVA Air B77W Business Class Singapore to Taipei
EVA Air B77W Business Class Taipei to Los Angeles
Silvercar LAX
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles
United A319 First Class Los Angeles to Mexico City
Le Meridien Mexico City
United A319 First Class Mexico City to Houston
United B767 Business Class Houston to Sao Paulo
Sheraton Sao Paulo WTC
South African Airways A330  Business Class Sao Paulo to Johannesburg
Hilton Sandton
Ten Bompas Johannesburg
Turkish Airlines A330 Business Class Johannesburg to Istanbul
Turkish Airlines A319 Business Class Istanbul to Zagreb
Westin Zagreb
Croatia Airlines A319 Business Class Zagreb to Frankfurt
Lufthansa First Class Terminal Frankfurt
Lufthansa A330 First Class Frankfurt to Riyadh
Four Points Riyadh
Air India B77W Business Class Riyadh to Mumbai
St Regis Mumbai
ANA B787 Business Class Mumbai to Tokyo
Asiana A330 Business Class Tokyo to Seoul
Westin Chosun Seoul
W Walkerhill Seoul
Asiana B744 Business Class Seoul to Tokyo
ANA B787 Business Class Tokyo to Singapore

The Long Way to New York

The Long Way to New York: Trip Planning
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge, Singapore
Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class SIN-BKK
Thai Airways First Class Lounge & Spa, BKK
Thai Airways B747 First Class BKK-HND
Getting from HND to NRT
ANA First Class Lounge, NRT
ANA B77W First Class NRT-ORD
United Club ORD
United B767 Economy ORD-EWR
Visiting the US Open
Sheraton New York Times Square
Hilton New York Midtown
Wingtips Lounge JFK & Delta to DC
Exploring Washington DC
Element New York Times Square West
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, JFK
Singapore Airlines A380 Suites JFK-FRA
Lufthansa Senator Lounge FRA
Singapore Airlines A380 Suites FRA-SIN

Miscellaneous Reviews

ANA B77W First Class SEA-NRT-SIN

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines A350 Business Class SIN-FCO
Singapore Airlines A380 Suites SIN-CDG
Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class SIN-PER
Singapore Airlines B77W Business Class SIN-ICN-SFO
Singapore Airlines A380 Premium Economy SIN-HKG
Singapore Airlines A380 Suites SIN-LHR
Singapore Airlines B772 Business Class SIN-BKK (featuring the uber rare Ultimo seat)

Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways A350 Business Class SIN-DOH

Finnair A350 Business Class BKK-HEL

Thai Airways
Thai A350 Business Class BKK-SIN Review


Conrad Koh Samui
Vana Belle Koh Samui
Aloft Bangkok
Crowne Plaza Singapore Changi Airport
Hilton Tokyo Odabia
Intercontinental Danang
Hotel Vagabond Singapore
Conrad Bangkok
Sheraton Dubrovnik
Hotel Grand Bretagne
Conrad Singapore 
Sheraton Samui
St Regis Florence
Le Meridien Visconti Rome
Conrad Singapore Executive King Room (2018)
Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur
DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur