Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Hong Kong to Shanghai Pudong

INTRODUCTION Originally, we were supposed to continue to Shanghai on Sunday, the day after we arrived in Hong Kong. But then Typhoon Ampil had other ideas, our flight to Shanghai was cancelled and instead, we ended up staying in Hong … Continue reading

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The Langham Place Hong Kong

Here is the link to the hotel’s website. I decided to try something new in Hong Kong this time. Staying at a place like the Peninsula is all very well, but in a way the place is more like a … Continue reading

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Emirates Airlines, First Class – A 380: Bangkok to Hong Kong

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: BMW provided by the hotel. Departs from: Right outside the hotel lobby. Journey time: About 40 minutes, depending on traffic and the extent to which the driver’s sense of self-preservation is developed. In case you … Continue reading

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Epilogue: KLM, Business Class – Embraer 190 to Basel

EPILOGUE There is this really excellent app that was recommended to me by my friend, the intrepid M., who is a seriously bad ass runner. The app is called MapMyRun. I think it is excellent because it allows you to … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – B 747-400: Hong Kong to Basel via Amsterdam

Part of your life, you give me a moment. Me sure in spite of the past, and in spite of the future. This tick of our lifetime is one moment you love me. – Jeremy Irons, Chinese Box (1997) INTRODUCTION … Continue reading

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Qantas, Business Class – A 330-300: Brisbane to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION It is time to start the long journey home. Today I shall be travelling from Brisbane to Hong Kong, where I will spend two nights before I continue to Europe. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Taxi. Journey time: 25 … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Perth

INTRODUCTION I spend my last day in Hong Kong walking through the narrow streets of Wan Chai and its many food markets. The sights, sounds and above all the smells are not for the faint of heart but they give … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, First Class – A 340-300: Zürich to Hong Kong

Absentation, the hero leaves the security and comfort of home… The first leg of my journey sees me travelling from Zürich to Hong Kong in First Class with Swiss International Air Lines. This is actually my first flight with SWISS … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Hong Kong to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a Cathay Pacific Airways B 777-300ER, arriving from Singapore. I now have another two hours to kill before my next flight to Frankfurt. TRANSIT / SECURITY CHECK IN HONG KONG Location: Security check-point adjacent to … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Bangkok

INTRODUCTION After three days in Hong Kong it’s now time for me to move on to my next destination, which is Bangkok, where I shall be visiting a friend who now lives in the Thai capital. I’ve enjoyed this stay … Continue reading

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