Travel Tips & Advice on “airlines”

Best of The Best Airline Lounges in the World: EVA Air, Taipei

Some of my most popular videos on YouTube are taken in Airline Clubs or Lounges around the world. Below is one shot in what I have personally visited and consider to be “One of the Best of the Best” – EVA Air Business Class Lounge in Taipei. A recent flight from Taipei to Narita Airport (Tokyo) was on ANA Airlines who […]

ANA and United Airlines: The Long Way Home to Chicago

The scheduled three hour ANA Airlines flight from Taipei to Narita Airport (Tokyo) was on a 767-300 which still had a two-three-two configuration in Economy Class. This piece of equipment also had a camera mounted below the fuselage showing take off, in flight and landing; an added bonus that adds interest to a short flight […]

The Spacious EVA Business Class Lounge, Taipei Airport

The first leg back to Chicago with two more after this one was on ANA Airlines from Taipei to Narita Airport (Tokyo). A major United Airlines perk for 1K flyers (100,000 miles) is access to Business Class Lounges operated by United or whatever Star Alliance carrier you are flying on even if ticket is in Economy […]

Information About Taipei Taoyuan International Airport

Taiwan has three international airports: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Kaohsiung International Airport, and Taipei International (Songshan) Airport and each offers direct links to all major countries. A high speed rail and buses travel between different regions which makes it convenient for travelers to go to and from the destination of their choice and the airport. […]


Got an  e-mail from Singapore Airlines this morning that I just had to pass on. They have just launched their “Very Very Singapore Stopovers Campaign” in partnership with Singapore Tourism Board and what a campaign it is! The basic stopover package is priced from $35 US and includes a choice of accommodation at over 35 […]

TravelsWithSheila Guide to Atacama Desert, Chile

Now available on Amazon is my latest Fast & Easy Travel Guide to Atacama Desert. Have you ever considering visiting the Atacama Desert in Chile? Mention Atacama Desert and travelers usually respond, “Huh?” Well, Atacama in Northern Chile spans 41,000 square miles across four South American countries (really) and is the driest place in the […]

ANA Boeing 767-300 Tokyo to Taipei Economy Class

On the ground at Tokyo Narita Airport with another two hours between flights, we followed the same routine; into the United Club for an hour or so until time for the next flight on ANA Airways to Taipei. All Nippon Airways, commonly known as ANA, is a Japanese airline and member of Star Alliance. Skytrax gives […]

United Airlines Chicago to San Francisco to Tokyo to Taipei

Go ahead. Ask me again, “Sheila, why do you like to travel?” Even I wonder why after reviewing the itinerary which begins with: a 7:00a (CST) United Airlines Chicago-San Francisco flight; 11:00a (PST) United Airlines San Francisco-Tokyo (Narita Airport) flight; and then ANA Airlines at 5:55p (UTC+09:00) Tokyo-Taipei. The only good thing was the longest portion […]

What to Know about Planning Travel to Taiwan

Air? Sigh… There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Taipei on United Airlines, our carrier of choice. The best we could do, involving time and cost was… Are you ready for this? Chicago-San Francisco-Tokyo (NRT – Narita Airport) on United Airlines then ANA from Narita Airport to Taipei (TPE – Taoyuan International Airport). If […]

One Night at the Holiday Inn Express Frankfurt Airport, Moerfelden

Study the Salzburg transportation map to decide which of three buses to Salzburg Mozart Airport stop near your hotel.  It will take 30-45 minutes depending on traffic, and fare is 2.40 Euro per person. Salzburg Airport is located a mere 4 kilometers/2.5 miles from the center, very close. TIP: Traffic in the inner city is beyond […]