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Michael Taylor
Hong Kong
A sports fan that likes to travel. Look over his shoulder as he wanders the world and roots for his favourite teams!
Interests: fitness, health, kickboxing, swimming, culture, foreign languages, cuisine, wine, travel, american football
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When it comes to airline loyalty programs, one size does NOT fit all. You have to consider how miles are calculated, expiry dates, availability of seats, and fees for postponing flights or changing travel destinations. Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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Celebrity Chef Interview: Three foodies join forces to open an independent eatery in Wanchai on Hong Kong Island and the results are fabulous. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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What happens if a flight is cancelled because of bad weather, terrorism, mechanical failures or natural disasters? What compensation can passengers expect from airlines or insurance providers in terms of accommodation, food, and other expenses? Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Accidental Travel Writer
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Fashion blogger asked by Delta Air Lines to move her crying infant from first class cabin when other passengers complain.about the noise. So who was right? The airline or the mother? Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
You are right, Laran! Marketing can no longer be passive. You've got to engage peole and interact with them.
Have never been there, but would love to go there some time. I hear its' awesome. Have you ever been to Ricky's in San Leandro?
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A monthly guide to travel in 2017 - plus, the changing face of travel and the differing expectations of Baby Boomers, Generation X, and millennials. Is inter-generational travel dead? Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Accidental Travel Writer
You're absolutely right. Shows how much Mark Davis knowws about the team.
Interesting! I've heard that the people in Okinawa have the world's longest life expectancy. Could it have something to do with their diet?
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One million revelers will pack Times Square in New York City to witness the world-famous ball drop at 11.59 pm to signal the arrival of the New Year. Here's a quick guide to how to celebrate New Year's Eve in the Big Apple. Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Wine pairing tips: white wine or red wine, what to consider when pairing wines with turkey and all the trimming at thanksgiving or christmas dinners Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
WOW! What a fresh of fresh air, Jasmine, to hear from someone that has something positive to say about the people in Hong Kong! I've found that many of the stall-keepers at wet markets are, in fact, quite friendly. With the exception, of course, of a few that automatically multiply the price several times when they see a foreigner.But generally speaking I enjoy shopping at the wet markets, as well!
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Up to 70% of the 68,352 football fans at Qualcomm Stadium were rooting for the Oakland Raiders. If San Diego is “America’s Finest City,” are these rabid Raider rooters the Raider Nation's finest football fans? Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Last minute holiday travel tips: cheapest days to travel, holiday scheduling tips, carry-on bags vs checked in bags, pre-flight check list, holiday packing tips, how to dress for holiday travel, helpful travel apps Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Shanghai does not really have a distinct cuisine of its own. Most of the dishes associated with it are actually imports from nearby Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, which are referred to as Jiangnan cuisine. It tends to be lighter and sweeter. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Blue Water Wadduwa is a five star hotel overlooking the Indian Ocean 27 kilometers from Colombo. It is set amid tropically landscaped grounds. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Visiting a tea plantation and spending the night at the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliyah in the Central Srri Lankan Highlands. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Cebu Part Six Michael Taylor is flown to Cebu on Cebu Pacific Airlines. Staying at the Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa, he leaves his five star compound in search of cheap – i.e., reasonably priced... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Six U.S. airlines got perfect scores on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which rates employers on their commitment to workplace equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) employees. Which airline has first mover advantage? Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
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Niseko Village in Hokkaido offers some of the best skiing in Japan. There are more than 120 ski areas, including Niseko United Ski Area, which offers numerous ski slopes, a wide range of accommodation and excellent nightlife. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
I think I would like to stay there even if I didn't need to have any dental work done!
Looks like the perfect place to have dental work done!
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Conspicuous consumption: Chinese businessman toasts Donald Trump presidency while consuming world's most expensive cognac at five star hotel in Hong Kong, setting new Guinness World Record Procedes go to AIDS Concern.. Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer
I'm sure that it is, Megan! And I've heard it's quite picturesque, as well1
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Tens of thousands of Oakland Raider fans travel to Mexico City to root for the Silver and Black. Look over the shoulder of a life-long Raider fan as she makes a memorable trip south to root for the Raiders in the Mexican capital. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Accidental Travel Writer