Archive for the ‘Hong Kong’ Category

  We’ve found out from a friend that McDonald’s started serving their breakfast menu last week through facebook. Being in Qatar for 5 years, it was actually surprising that McDonald’s didn’t bring their breakfast menu earlier as people here in Qatar are usually up early in the morning. So after having an early appointment with […]

AirAsia Seat Sale! AirAsia Seat Sale!

If you’re from Asia and plan to do some traveling within Asia between October 1, 2009 and January 1, 2010, try to book at AirAsia as they are giving away free seats or at least, very minimal fare. The Catch? You have to book from March 23- 29, 2009.

Booking Period: 23 Mar 2009 – 29 Mar 2009
Travel Period : 1 Oct 2009 – 31 Jan 2010
Travel Notes  : advance booking required

If you’re from the Philippines, from Clark, you can go to Kota Kinabalu for 70 Pesos (6 rials) excluding tax. Or you might want to go to Kuala Lumpur for 700 Pesos (55 rials) excluding Taxes. VEry cheap indeed.

Click here for other interesting flights being offered by AirAsia.


I was wondering why flying to Hong Kong gets you 25 QPoints (5868 miles) while flying to the Philippines (6792 miles) only gets you 20 Qpoints? Why is it that they get more even if they’re paying less? How am I supposed to even get Burgundy Status if I only travel once a year?

I feel guilty for not being able to write anything for quite sometime now. Weeks before we left Qatar for our annual vacation, I got my hands full with the teaching job that I had at the nursery. Then it was time to prepare for the much awaited holiday. On May 4, we were off […]

We arrived safely in Hong Kong yesterday afternoon at around 2:30. The flight from Doha was delayed but the pilot made up for it and got us to Hong Kong at the expected time. There was a long line at the immigration which seemed to take sooo long. By the time we got to the […]

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