Tagged: JAL

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How to stay connected while traveling around the World (2023 Edition)

It’s been almost 9 years since my last post on this topic and how the landscape has changed… While traveling around the world we now have access to better coverage, faster data speeds and cheaper options than in 2014 🙂 Cellular-based Options Adding an International roaming option to your existing wireless...

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8 Year Anniversary

8 years, 3,000+ photos & 250 posts later… I still enjoy contributing to my travel blog. The past 2 years have been different given COVID-19, but we are seeing the world back to normal for the most part and travel is open 🙂 I’m truly blessed with the opportunity to...

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Japan Airlines (JAL) Premium Economy Class: CGK-NRT B787-9

Japan Airlines offers day of departure cash upgrades to their Sky Premium (Premium Economy) from Economy for a flat rate. I decided to try it out on a recent flight from Jakarta to Tokyo. The Premium Economy Class was wide open with only a handful of seats booked prior to...

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Japan Airlines (JAL) First Class: HND-BKK B777-300

I originally was scheduled to fly nonstop from Tokyo Narita to Jakarta in First Class, but Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to downgrade the plane to a B787-9 for that route which meant I would lose First Class. American Airlines allowed me to reroute my award ticket via Bangkok in order to...

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Round the World Trip 2014: Part 3

Part 3: Asia Flights Tokyo-Kyoto Nozomi 247 Non-Reserved Class: I decided to take the Nozomi N700 Bullet train down to Kyoto from Tokyo which wasn’t on a plane but it was quite a flight on the tracks. When the train arrived to the station I knew this wasn’t your typical train. We...