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Lounge Review: Orchid Lounge Ho Chi Minh (SGN) Airport

After my fourth straight Qatar Airways business class flight during my Qatar Airways Mileage Run I found myself back in Ho Chi Minh airport. I had just a 6 hour layover before my next Qatar Airways business class flight back to Doha. I didn’t want to spend the entire layover in the airport so I decided…
Review: Qatar Airways A330 Business Class Doha To Ho Chi Minh

After spending several hours in the fantastic Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class lounge in Doha I received a notification that my gate for my flight to Ho Chi Minh Vietnam was finally open. I was going back to Ho Chi Minh to end my first of two round trips from Vietnam to the US.…
Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge Doha Airport

During my Qatar Airways business class mileage run one of the things I looked most forward to was visiting the exclusive Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class lounge. The lounge is only available to those traveling in Business Class with Qatar Airways or a OneWorld partner. Sadly, OneWorld elite members don’t have access to the lounge…
Hotel Review: Oryx Rotana Doha

Somewhere near the middle of my insane Qatar Airways mileage run I found myself back in Doha, Qatar for the second time in as many days. This time however, I had a long layover of approximately 20 hours which meant that I could get out of the airport, stretch my legs, and explore Doha. Qatar Airways…
Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class New York JFK To Doha

Qatar Airways operates twice daily flights from New York’s JFK airport to the airline’s hub in Doha Qatar. The flights depart approximately 12 hours apart from one another. The first leaving at 9:45am and the second leaving at 9:05pm. Currently, the airlines operates the new Airbus A350-900 on the morning route and the somewhat dated…
Review: British Airways Galleries Lounge New York JFK

After spending the night in New York during my Qatar Airways Mileage Run I woke up early and took the subway back to JFK airport for my next Qatar Airways flight back to Doha. Once at JFK and through security I found myself in the duty-free area within JFK’s Terminal 7. As I had about an…
Review: Qatar Airways A350 Business Class Doha To New York JFK

After a short layover in Doha on my way from Vietnam back to the US it was time to board Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350-900 for the 14 hour flight from Doha to New York (JFK). I specifically chose this flight so that I could fly Qatar Airways’ newest aircraft opposed to taking the Boeing 777…
Review: Qatar Airways Business Class A330 Ho Chi Minh Vietnam To Doha

After a few days of flying to Vietnam and exploring Ho Chi Minh city it was finally time to board my first of eight Qatar Airways business class flights. This flight was the first flight of two round trips that I purchased during the incredible Qatar Airways fare sale back in July of this year.…
Lounge Review: Apricot Lounge Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Airport

After two days of positioning flights to Vietnam and several hours exploring the city, it was finally time to head back to the airport to catch my first of eight Qatar Airways flights. My first flight was from Ho Chi Minh to Doha and departs at 7:25PM. Like most airlines, Qatar only staffs the check-in counters…
Hotel Review: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon River View King Room

To begin my insane Qatar Airway mileage run for AAdvantage Executive Platinum status I first needed to get to Vietnam. It took nearly a full day of flying and a fairly tense bus ride, but before I knew it I finally arrived at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon. I’d be in Vietnam for about 20…