Review – Eurostar e320 – London to Paris

After spending three days in London, we had reserved seats on the Eurostar to Paris, where we would spend the next few days for sightseeing. As this was my first time taking the Eurostar, I had done some research prior to the trip, and found out that they had recently acquired several new e320 trains. These trains appeared to be nicer and offered a more comfortable seating environment compared to the classic Eurostar.
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Review – JAL Business Class – Vancouver to Tokyo – 787-8

On the morning of our trip, we wheeled seven pieces of luggage out to the taxi, bound for the airport.  For a travelling party of three, I thought seven bags was a bit ridiculous, but oh well.  The check-in counters opened at 10am for our 1pm flight, so I had booked a taxi for 9:30am.  I had hoped to maximize the amount of time we could spend at Cathay Pacific’s new lounge in Vancouver.  
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Trip Report – Singapore and Korea in JAL and Cathay Pacific business

Ever since I started my hobby of collecting miles and using it to redeem premium travel, I’ve always wanted to book a trip with my parents to show them what it’s like, since they have only traveled in economy.  I knew they would love the pampering, but I also wanted to show them that travelling in business class isn’t as unattainable as most people think it is.  
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Cinque Terre Ferry Day Tour

Introduction: Cinque Terre Nestled along the north western coast of Italy is a group of five fishing villages known collectively as Cinque Terre, or “Five Lands”.  Their relative remoteness from other major cities in Italy has allowed the area to preserve its culture and authentic Italian feel.  The dramatic scenery of the Italian coastline, along with the towns built up densely upon the steep cliffs makes it one of the most photographed locations in Italy, and is attracting more and more tourists every year.
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Top 5 Best Views of Florence

Florence is an extremely photogenic and beautiful place to visit, no matter where you go.  The narrow streets and the sea of red roof houses give it so much personality, and it is hard to mistaken it for any other place.  With that said, there are still some prime locations that allow you to capture the best of Florence.  Follow this guide to discover the top 5 best views that Florence has to offer.
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Dubai – Afternoon Tea in the Atmosphere Lounge Burj Khalifa & Desert Safari

We landed at Dubai International around 11am, so we had a good amount of the day left to do some exploring and settling in.  After picking up a pair of data sim cards at the airport (we purchased two Tourist Plans from Du), we proceeded to the taxi stands to get a ride to our hotel.  As we approached, the attendant immediately guided us towards a black cab.  Little did we know that the black cabs are actually VIP taxis, and charge about double the rate of a regular taxi, which are cream-colored with red accents.  
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