Travel Diaries Archive

The best craft beer in Bruges, Belgium

Belgium is a fantastic beer country filled with a rich brewing tradition. This tradition is so strong that there are entire styles that Belgium does far better than anyone else. The tiny country is filled with great breweries and beer bars, including in the picturesque city of Bruges. Here are my favorite places to drink craft […]

The best craft beer in Hong Kong

Just like any major world city these days, you can find some decent craft beer in Hong Kong. While the quality doesn’t rival that of Japan just yet, there are a handful of breweries making good beer, along with some nice beer bars to drink them in. Prices aren’t cheap, but Hong Kong can be […]

Grand City Hotel Hong Kong review

For most of my stay in Hong Kong, I stayed at a hotel called the Grand City Hotel. Located just a couple of blocks from the Sai Ying Pun subway station, it’s a convenient hotel, especially for the price. When I first went to the hotel, I came out the wrong subway exit and ended […]

A day trip to Macau from Hong Kong

Although there are plenty of things to do in Hong Kong, there’s an entirely different experience to be had in Macau, which is just an hour or so away by ferry. Like Hong Kong, Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, meaning that while it does belong to China, it has a […]

Air France-KLM Lounge San Francisco SFO review

For people who have a Priority Pass business lounge card, there’s one lounge available in San Francisco, the Air France-KLM Lounge in International Terminal A. Due to the layout of the airport and the airlines served in that terminal, the lounge is only useful to some passengers. Thanks to the current quirk of SFO’s airline departure gates, […]