Fly to Shanghai from Vancouver this summer in Business Class for around $2300

Fly to Shanghai from Vancouver this summer in Business Class for around $2300

While searching for flights to Asia, I noticed some pretty good deals over the summer for Business Class travel to China, especially Shanghai. Flights between Vancouver and Shanghai are usually around $1000-1400 in Economy Class, though over the summer (most days in August and September) flights from Vancouver to Shanghai are around $2,300 (~C$2,900). With [...]

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Domestic Maple Leaf Lounge in Vancouver – Vive le Québec

Domestic Maple Leaf Lounge in Vancouver – Vive le Québec

Since I was travelling alone for this trip and with an early departure, I took the SkyTrain and this would be the first time for me getting to the airport using the Canada Line from downtown Vancouver. The ride was surprisingly pleasant and quick since there was not much passengers in the morning. I had [...]

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Rocky Point Ice Cream

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Rocky Point Ice Cream

The third ice cream store I am reviewing is Rocky Point Ice Cream, and probably the longest established ice cream store amongst the 3 I have written about thus far. Located in Port Moody, BC, this ice cream shop is also perhaps the furthest away from Vancouver proper. It can be found in the Rocky [...]

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Rain or Shine Ice Cream

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Rain or Shine Ice Cream

Phew that was a long lag between posts. Again something cropped up and I have not had the chance to update my blog till today. This post will follow up on the last post that reviews some of the noteworthy ice cream shops around greater Vancouver. This time I will write about Rain or Shine [...]

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Earnest Ice Cream

A Tasting of the Ice Cream Shops around Greater Vancouver – Earnest Ice Cream

It is summer time and that means I was out and about for the last few weeks. Hence the lack of any new posts on the blog. Anyway this post takes a break from all the flying and I will continue my other travel journal later. Instead this post concentrates on a review of some [...]

China Southern 787 flying between Vancouver and Guangzhou

China Southern 787 flying between Vancouver and Guangzhou

On returning from my snowboarding trip to Salt Lake City, I came upon the poster by China Southern promoting their new service between Guangzhou and Vancouver that was operated by the 787. According to their press release, the flight is numbered as CZ329 as the outbound from Guangzhou, departing at 2pm arriving into Vancouver at [...]