The gadget freak I am loves to see this stuff. But after traveling so far for so long I know that gadgets get lost, or weigh you down. But I’m sure there is something you can find useful here.
We give the airlines lots of grief for the things they do wrong. But how about giving airline employees some love when they go out of their way to do something right? It can make someone’s day and perhaps make service better everyone else going forward.
Hong Kong was a city of contrasts. The mix of Chinese & British customs created a city that literally stands in the shadow of mainland China. The British ex-pats who stayed in Hong Kong after the transfer back to China in 1997 have made a huge contribution and found ways to survive and thrive while there.
I did a lot of this after a certain point. I got tired of reading and carrying guide books and found more excitement by just landing at the airport and going with the flow.
Slumdog Millionaire showed a very fictionalized version of India. Fantastic movie, but this article shows the real story.
Afghanistan? Really? Yes.
Thailand still has not fully recovered from the protests of the past year. The Thai, lovely people and their coups are generally bloodless. Remember this about Thailand: Great people, cheap food, great sites and culture.
I didn’t do much video while traveling because of my underpowered laptop. But with the prevalence of YouTube and other video sites, it is a great way to share your trip.