Efficient Asian Man
Review: Year of the Durian’s Malaysia Durian Appreciation Tour

I love durian. It is probably my favorite food in the world. And so when I heard that there would be a Year of the Durian tour around New Years in Malaysia and I... Read More

Grab a Mile
Review: AA 77W Business Class LHR – DFW

Our AA flight to Dallas was supposed to leave at approximately 2:30pm, but ended up being delayed for a good 4.5 hours. We arrived at the gate just as the flight from... Read More

Grab a Mile
Review: No. 1 Lounge Heathrow T3 (Priority Pass)

As I said we got bored of the Galleries Lounge so decided to change things up and test out the No. 1 (Priority Pass) Lounge next door. The lounge is available to... Read More

Bald Thoughts
How to save over 50% with the Nashville Total Access Pass

Until recently, I had never been to Nashville except when connecting onward to other cities. Man, have I been missing out! As soon as we arrived Downtown to go to the... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Boeing 777 DPS to HKG

Boarding for this flight was a bit of a mess. The stated boarding time for the flight was 3:25pm, but they didn’t start boarding until around 3:45pm, and there... Read More

Grab a Mile
Review: BA Galleries Lounge Heathrow T3

I had no idea that British Airways had a business class (galleries) lounge in Heathrow T3 where most of the Oneworld partners fly from. Since our return flight to... Read More

Muslim Travel Girl
The Local Guide to Exploring Muslim Friendly Stockholm in Sweden with Halal Food and Activities

Scandinavia is one of these places where you don’t hear much about Muslims exploring, but we should do. Stockholm is on my bucket list and I thought I will ask... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Women Uses Airplane Vent To Dry Underwear, Why You Don’t Use Hotel Kettles, Bag Tags Equal More Perks?

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  Happy President’s Day!  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Wow! Hotel Took My Feedback Seriously and Made Suggested Changes!

Hotel management took my suggestions seriously and made the suggested changes! The post Wow! Hotel Took My Feedback Seriously and Made Suggested Changes! appeared first... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Cashback Dominates Miles for Most People

Whenever people find out about my involvement in this “hobby”, one of the first questions that comes up is, “what credit card should I get?”, or... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Changes to Award Ticket and Redemption Service Fees on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Partner Airlines

Sometime late last year, Singapore Airlines announced the changes (that are already in effect at the time of writing) to the mileage accrual rates, seat selection as... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Trip Report – Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE III JL31 – HND to BKK (Haneda to Bangkok)

Now this is the second time that I am flying Japan Airlines' newest Business Class product (SKY SUITE III) and the last flight from Singapore to Haneda was fairly... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Scoot to replace SilkAir for Langkawi Flights from April 2018

It was announced last year that Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access codeshare destinations with Scoot but it seems like Scoot will be taking over the... Read More

Grab a Mile
Review: British Airways 787 Club World Hyderabad – London

This will not be an extensive review since I’ve reviewed BA Club World a couple of times before and most recently in trips to Italy and Spain. And though... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Picture of the Week: What do you do when the sky kinda sucks?

I'm still torn about this one, what do you do when you get set up for a great shot and the final result kinda...well...sucks? The post Picture of the Week: What do you... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Plaza Premium Lounge KUL

The Plaza Premium Lounge at Kuala International Airport opened up relatively recently, but it’s a pretty standard Plaza Premium Lounge in Asia (that is to say,... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Elimination of Hotel Breakfast Benefits, How to Avoid Travel Scams, Save Money By Avoiding Uber

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Malaysia Airlines Business Class A330-300 KUL to DPS

At KUL, departing and arriving passengers are mixed together, and there’s security at each gate. For this flight, there was only metal detector going for an entire... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Lounge Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge – Haneda Airport (HND)

As I was traveling from Haneda Airport (HND) to Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) in Japan Airlines' Business Class, I had access to the Sakura Lounge that is operated by... Read More

Grab a Mile
Review: Plaza Premium Lounge – Hyderabad (Intl Departures)

Leaving Hyderabad after winter break is always full of blues. For one there was this long flight back home and then there is always work or school to look forward to... Read More

Grab a Mile
Focal Point: The Extremely Underrated & Beautiful Bazaars of India

I’ve often heard travelers (including Indians) and photographers raving about the souks in the Middle East or the markets in Morocco. But never have I heard of a... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge KUL – Renovated

Malaysia Airlines is currently renovating their main lounges in KUL, and on a recent trip, I had the chance to stop by one of these renovated lounges, namely the... Read More

Will Run For Miles
[Hotel Fitness Center] Park Hyatt St. Kitts

The fitness center is beautiful and filled with state-of-the-art machines, but what was it missing? The post [Hotel Fitness Center] Park Hyatt St. Kitts appeared first... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Are “Cheap” Fares Really That Cheap?, Travel Tips From A Pro Golfer, New Marriott Resorts in Vegas

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Malaysia Airlines Business Class A330-300 PEK to KUL

I’ve flown Malaysia Airlines business class in the past, but this was a renovated business class cabin, so it was a huge improvement over the past hard product... Read More

TravelTheGlobe4Less
How To Enjoy Spectacular Weekend Snow In Italy On The Cheap

Whoop whoop. As you are reading this, over a leisurely Saturday morning brekkie, Jason and I are heading to the airport for some surprise birthday weekend snow. Yes,... Read More