Cathay Pacific First Class HKG-SFO: First Class 30th Birthday Trip, Finale

Planning Re-planning Lufthansa A330 Old First Class DFW-FRA Driving the Nurburgring Nordschleife Lufthansa First Class Terminal Oslo to celebrate Chris Guillebeau Singapore A380 Suites Class FRA-SIN Singapore Airlines Private Room and Singapore 777-300ER First Class SIN-HKG Hong Kong and the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui Cathay Pacific’s The Wing Lounge and 747 First Class HKG-SFO “All good things must come to an end” -Some Pessimistic Jerk I slowly awoke from an incredible night of sleep, opened my windows, and thought “man, there’s nothing like Hong Kong under a blue morning sky”.  It’s true, and I someday hope to experience that, since it was really cloudy that morning.  It didn’t look Airline Delay Cloudy, so I lazily threw on some clothes and scampered up to the Regency Club for a light breakfast with one of the great urban views in the world. Between the breakfast, the great night’s sleep, unmaking my bed to take a picture of it to frustrate all those who are annoyed by those pictures, and packing, it was almost time to leave for the airport.  This trip was going to be different for a lot of reasons.  First, I was crossing off another Travel Bucket List Item: flying at the front of a 747.  Seat 1A was mine for my flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco.  Second, the reason I decided to route through San Francisco was to see a client in Palo Alto for a few hours on my layover.  This meant the unthinkable: I’d have to… read more


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