Introduction: Asian Mis-Adventure

Introduction
Star Alliance Business Class Lounge LAX
Eva Airlines Business Class LAX-TPE
Eva Airlines Infinity Lounge – Taipei
Eva Airlines Business Class TPE-SIN
Grand Hyatt Singapore
Ayam Penyet Ria Restaurant
Newton Hawker Center
People’s Park Hawker Center
Paradise Dynasty
Por Kee Eating House
Rainforest Airport Lounge
Cathay Pacific Business Class SIN-HKG
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Petronas Towers
Jalan Aloor
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Victoria Peak
Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui
The Big Buddha
Ferry – Kowloon to Macau
Grand Hyatt Macau
Din Tai Fung – Macau
Old Town Macau
Restaurante Litoral
A Lorche Restaurant
Ferry – Macau to Kowloon
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
The Bridge Cathay Pacific Lounge – Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG-BKK
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
Ban Khun Mae
Thai Royal Orchid Lounge – Bangkok
Asiana Airlines Business Class BKK-ICN
Gwang Yang Korean BBQ Restaurant – Seoul
Asiana Business Class Lounge – Seoul
Asiana Airlines Business Class ICN-LAX

Introduction: Asian Mis-Adventure

Early last year United Airlines announced that their award chart would be devalued on February 1, 2014, in which there would be an award chart for flights on United Airlines, and another award chart for flights on their Star Alliance partners.

I knew that I wanted to book flights prior to the evaluation since I was planning on flying on partner airlines rather than United Airlines itself.

In the end, I ended up booking a “free one way” from Toronto, Cananda to Los Angeles, with a six month stopover before continuing on to Asia.

I previously posted reports on my trip to Toronto.

Air Canada Business Class, Toronto to Los Angeles

The Carbon Bar

Cafe Polonez

Ritz Carlton Toronto

Park Hyatt Toronto

Lee Restaurant – Toronto

I managed to book an Eva Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Taipei, before continuing on to Singapore.

The return flight was from Bangkok to Seoul, with a short layover before continuing onto Los Angeles on Asiana airlines.

The entire booking was 120,000 miles per person round trip in business class.

The trip report will also contain restaurant reviews and some of the things we did on the trip.

There were plenty of “mis-adventures” on this trip, including forgetting my watch at the Star Alliance Business Class Lounge at LAX, forgetting my daypack in Singapore, leaving money in the safe in Kowloon, and a lost credit card.

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