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Short bio: Sam Chui is one of the world’s most followed aviation bloggers and world renowned content creator.
How are you doing with quarantine? I’m doing alright. Spending time between Las Vegas and L.A. where I’m getting my private pilot’s license.
Hometown: Hong Kong
Residence: Dubai/Las Vegas
Earliest travel memory: See video
How many miles have you flown? 3.8 million miles
How many countries have you been to? About 100
How many continents have you been to? 6
Favorite American city: L.A.
Favorite international city: So many. Hong Kong, Sydney, Cape Town, Buenos Aires…
Friendliest people in the world: Iran
Country with the meanest immigration officers: See video
Favorite aircraft type: 747-4
Sat next to any famous celebs: See video
Favorite U.S. airport: LAX for plane spotting
Favorite international airport: Singapore Changi
Favorite airport lounge: Air France in Paris and Qantas in Sydney
Favorite island: Tahiti
Favorite restaurant: See video
Favorite food: So many
Favorite travel show(s): Nat Geo and see video
Favorite travel app: United for airlines and Marriott for hotels
Worst travel moment: Flying from Siberia to Beijing in 2004 and had a bomb scare
What’s your dream destination? Antarctica
Best travel tip: Do some planning