The London NYC – a Conrad Hotel in New York

The London NYC – a Conrad Hotel in New York

From New York's JFK airport, we took an Uber to the London NYC which is under the process of being re-branded into a Conrad Hotel. The hotel was located in Midtown on 54th Street and 7th Avenue, with the Uber costing us ~$75. Location of the hotel was great in accessing Central Park or Times [...]

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Avianca A330 Business Class from Bogotá to New York

Avianca A330 Business Class from Bogotá to New York

We left the lounge at 22:05 to head to the gate which is just next to the lounge but was left waiting for more than 20 minutes by the gate. Announcements in Spanish only meant we had no idea until the monitor indicated a new departure time of 23:30, indicating a delay of 40 minutes [...]

Avianca VIP Lounge in Bogotá El Dorado Airport

Avianca VIP Lounge in Bogotá El Dorado Airport

Easy connection in Bogotá airport with good signage makes it easy for a first time traveller transiting through Bogotá. Security for all passenger is strict and there was multiple checks of my backpack. Fortunately, the whole process was very orderly and pleasant with not much queues on my first transit. Duty free shops line the [...]

Nikkei sampler at Maido, Latin American’s Best Restaurant

Nikkei sampler at Maido, Latin American’s Best Restaurant

Once we arrived in Lima, our first meal there was lunch and we chose to have it at Maido, which has consistently been rated as one of the best restaurants in South America. Serving Nikkei cuisine (South American Japanese food), the restaurant is located in the Miraflores neighbourhood. When we arrived around 1:30 pm, we [...]