Airbnb room in Valletta, Malta

For my first trip to Malta I figured I should stay in the most historic area of the islands. Valletta is the capital of Malta and also the most historic area, yet it has few hotels compared to the rest of the country. When I was looking for hotels rooms hardly anything was showing up […]

Flight Review: Air Malta – London Heathrow to Malta

Flight: Air Malta KM 101 From: London Heathrow (LHR) To: Malta (MLA) I flew with Air Malta from London Heathrow to Malta. I compared other flights with Skyscanner and I picked this flight for its departure from Heathrow and time of day. There are a number of airlines offering a service on this route, and […]

Hotel Review: OYO Belgravia Rooms, London

Hotel Name: OYO Belgravia Rooms Address: 104 Ebury Street, Westminster, London, United Kingdom. I stayed at the OYO Belgravia Rooms in London. I booked it online at the rate of £47 per night ($59.66 USD) and picked it for its location near Victoria Station. 47 pounds doesn’t get you much in terms of hotel rooms […]

Flight Review: Air Transat – Montreal -> Toronto -> London

Flight: Air Transat TS 476 From: Montreal (YUL) To: Toronto (YYZ) Flight: Air Transat TS 122 From: Toronto (YYZ) To: London Gatwick (LGW) I flew with Air Transat from Montreal to London, via Toronto. I checked other flight options with Skyscanner and there are direct flights from Montreal to London with Air Canada and British […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Casa Bella, Montreal – Canada

Hotel Name: Hotel Casa Bella Address: 264 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, Canada. I stayed at the Hotel Casa Bella in Montreal. I booked it online and picked it for its price and location. I booked a private room with a shared bathroom for $44.1 CAD, plus there is the 14.97% tax and 3.50% city tax […]

Hotel Review: Le Chasseur Bed & Breakfast, Montreal – Canada

Hotel Name: Le Chasseur Bed & Breakfast Address: 1567 Rue Saint Andre, Montreal, Canada. I stayed at Le Chasseur Bed & Breakfast in Montreal, Canada. The rate was 49 CAD per night ($37 USD), though the booking sites don’t include the 14.97 % tax and 3.50 % city tax. I wish the booking sites (or […]

Flight Review: Air Canada – Toronto to Montreal

Flight: Air Canada AC 834 From: Toronto (YYZ) To: Montreal (YUL) I flew with Air Canada from Toronto to Montreal. This was the last leg of my journey from Hong Kong. I booked the ticket separately from this flight so it wasn’t connected. I compared flights with Skyscanner and there wasn’t much difference in the […]

Flight Review: China Eastern Airlines – Hong Kong -> Shanghai -> Toronto

Flight: China Eastern Airlines MU 726 From: Hong Kong (HKG) To: Shanghai (PVG) Flight: China Eastern Airlines MU 207 From: Shanghai (PVG) To: Toronto (YYZ) I flew with China Eastern Airlines from Hong Kong to Toronto, via Shanghai. I booked this flight with frequent flyer points from Qantas, so I wasn’t expecting to see China […]

Staying in a Blade Runner-esque apartment block in Hong Kong

Hotel Name: Daxiong Hotel Address: Flat K, 4/F, New Lucky House, 15 Jordan Road, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong. “I’m staying in that building!” I exclaimed to myself as I approached the Daxiong Hotel. As a frequent visitor to Hong Kong I was familiar with this apartment block, though I didn’t know it’s name. When I […]

Flight Review: HK Express – Nha Trang to Hong Kong

Flight: HK Express UO 567 From: Cam Ranh (CXR) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with HK Express from Nha Trang to Hong Kong. I’m subscribed to the HK Express newsletter as I am easily tempted to travel to Hong Kong. In this case I was looking for a cheap way to get to Hong […]