Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

(Posted on October 19, 2018) Kagoshima airport is one of the ten busiest airports in Japan, and with about fifty domestic Japan Airlines group flights departing the airport every day, it is no surprise that JAL operates a Sakura Lounge there. While the lounge has been at…

Lounge Review: Manaia Lounge at Christchurch International

Lounge Review: Manaia Lounge at Christchurch International

(Posted on October 5, 2018) Christchurch International Airport is equipped with three lounges: two Air New Zealand lounges (domestic and international) and the independent Manaia Lounge in the international terminal. Prior to getting on a flight to Brisbane (which…

Airport Hotel Review: Sudima Christchurch Airport

Airport Hotel Review: Sudima Christchurch Airport

(Posted on October 3, 2018) Sudima Hotels & Resorts is a small but growing chain of hotels in New Zealand. Currently, four hotels operate under the brand with further three scheduled to open within the next year-and-a-half or so. During my trip to New Zealand back…

Lounge Review: Sky Team Lounge at Vancouver International

Lounge Review: Sky Team Lounge at Vancouver International

(Posted on August 22, 2018) Prior to my flight from Vancouver back to Japan during my “round-the-world” Canada trip back in May, I visited the airport’s Sky Team Lounge. While the lounge is accessible to Priority Pass members, since I was flying with Xiamen Air…

Airport Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East

Airport Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East

(Posted on July 26, 2018) There are two Holiday Inns near Toronto Pearson airport: Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport and Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East. While on many days, the price of the two hotels is roughly the same, I went with the latter…