The Westin Macau Resort Hotel Review

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As of June 22, 2014, the Westin Macau deflagged from the Starwood Hotels portfolio and is now called the Grand Coloane Resort Macau hotel. For all intents and purposes, I will still review the Westin Macau Resort hotel for trip report continuity. I booked the Westin Macau hotel on a Starwood Cash and Points rate…

Cathay Pacific TPE-HKG A330-300 Business Class

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Initially, I booked a one-way first class flight on Cathay Pacific from Taipei to Hong Kong (TPE-HKG) using 13,500 British Airways Avios. This was supposed to be my very first international first class flight ever (albeit short), but there was a last minute equipment swap the day before. Introduction to Taipei, Hong Kong, and Tokyo…

The Various Eats in Taipei Taiwan

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During the entire week I spent in Taipei, the only thing I could think about was eating delicious Taiwanese food. I seriously stuffed my face each and every day trying the abundance of food at restaurants, cafes, and night markets. Here’s some of the typical food you can encounter while in Taipei, Taiwan. Introduction to…

The Sights and Sounds of Shida Night Market in Taipei

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The Shida Night Market is a local’s favorite, especially for college students at the National Taiwan Normal University. The Shida Night Market is located in the Da’an district of Taipei, Taiwan and can be particularly hard to find since it’s not listed properly on Google Maps. Introduction to Taipei, Hong Kong, and Tokyo LAX Airport…