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Trip Introduction: Lima, Machu Picchu, Peru and Middle Chile via Air Canada Executive First Trip Planning: This trip started with Ms World Traveller 73’s desire to visit Macchu Pichu in Peru. Indeed it was somewhere that I had always been interested in seeing, but wasn’t too high on the list. For me, it was sort of like Hawaii or Thailand, until I actually traveled to both of those places and ended up… Read More

This post is one chapter in our trip to New York City via Cathay Pacific First Class. This trip was booked using American Airlines AAdvantage miles and Starwood Preferred Guest points. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this post, please follow us directly or on social media on Facebook, Twitter… Read More

This post is one chapter in our trip to New York City via Cathay Pacific First Class. This trip was booked using American Airlines AAdvantage miles and Starwood Preferred Guest points. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this post, please follow us directly or on social media on Facebook, Twitter… Read More

Review: British Airways First Class, Airbus 380, London Terminal 3 – Vancouver At about T-45 minutes, we departed the Cathay Lounge. We headed for Gate 1, which happened to be the row where all the A380 gates are. We passed by the Emirates Lounge on the way and a large A380 from Emirates parked at Gate 7. We headed along the travellators through a well staffed document check with an army of… Read More

Review: Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3, London, United Kingdom Accessing the Lounge: Getting in the full experience, after MrsWT73’s spa treatment at the BA Elemis Spa, and her own G+T at the Qantas Lounge, we headed over to the Cathay Pacific Lounge. Accessing the lounge was permitted via the Class of Service on our One World Ticket. The Cathay Lounge was right next door. It had somewhat of… Read More

Review: Lufthansa First Class, Airbus 340, Munich – Los Angeles Booking: I was able to lock into this flight at T-10 days. The demand for First Class right before Christmas must be weak as there were lots of empty seats. I kept my eye on Expert Flyer and set seat alerts. Sure enough, availability opened up in the form of one seat. I called in to grab it. Further availability opened up… Read More

Review: British Airways First Class, Boeing 747-400, Vancouver – London The flight boarding was announced in the lounge about 10 minutes after the time printed on the card. We headed down and arrived to the gate and arrived as they were boarding group 2. Each of our printed boarding cards were stamped with Door 1 / Door 2. Once we were on the jet bridge, I bid good bye to MrsWT73 who… Read More