Tag Archives: UAE

How to make the most of business lounges?

Airport lounges are usually more comfortable than terminals [0]. In 2019 Q3, I hope to bring my Mama to business lounges on 20190919, in spite of flying on economy class, thanks to my frequent flyer program and the remaining miles [1]. To optimize a visit to any business lounge: remember that miles don’t last forever […]

What are questions to ask when opening a new bank account?

After having accounts with banks in several countries with different rules and regulations, I experienced surprise charges etc, hence it is a good idea to have a check list of questions to ask at least 2 bank staff [1].   Is there any charge for opening an account? If yes, how much? Is there any […]

How to make new and meaningful friendships?

On 20190107, our independence-loving Little Princess refused to hold hands with her brother after we went to pick Little Prince. She has loved to wear her own sandals with stripes, without any help. At home, she was a little angry at her just-trying-to-help big brother and suddenly made a phone-calling gesture uttering “Hello, Hello Police. […]

How to prepare for a simulator flight?

On 20181228, I received a surprise phone call that Little Prince will be able to experience a flight simulator with a pilot of at least 14 yrs of experience on 20181230! “Nothing compares to spending time with an experienced airline captain in a flight simulator.” To support his dream to be a pilot, I have […]

How to prepare for our Taiwan trip in 2019?

At the late night of 20181223, we just arrived from Sharjah after 15 nights of being away from our regular home at the hotel apartment P [1]. I felt a relief as we could finally wash our clothes starting from tomorrow. While Honey Panda has bought our tickets to Taiwan, where 4 of us will […]

What is the gratitude list of our Europe 2018 trip?

In the beautiful autumn 2018, we endured long hours of multi-leg flights after I spent some $ for the airfare of Little Prince for us to have a memorable Europe 2018 trip. Herein is our gratitude list: The first autumn experience of Little Prince! Just few minutes after we boarded bus X9 from the Tegel […]

How to deal with flat feet?

Since Little Prince was little, I observed that he fell down often. Can it be due to his tiredness? flat feet? or both? On 20180918, I brought Little Prince to see a podiatrist who graduated from the University of Barcelona. The consultation costed me ~ USD 14, and it made me aware of potential risks […]