Tag Archives: AroundtheWorldin1Week

April 03

Around the World in 1 Week: A Few Hours in Hong Kong

The flight path into Hong Kong is beautiful. What you first notice are the clouds and ships making their way into the harbor. Then you see the buildings all next to each other. I love Hong Kong because it has a sophistication that eludes definition. Hong Kong is so complex, so intense that it can […]

April 02

Around The World in 1 Week: An Adventure a Day

My driver today was quite the sage. We chatted as he weaved the car throughout traffic during monsoon-like rain. Singapore was just plain wet. One thing that came up during our conversation was how to live life fully. The driver shared stories about the passengers he had taken around Singapore during his 20+ year career. […]

March 31

Around The World in 1 Week: Flying Business Class

Today I entered a new hemisphere with my flying experience. I am trying out Business Class for the first time. So far it is incredible. We are working from the Business Class Lounge in the airport. It is like a different world. Massage chairs. Full food bar. Entertainment center. And enough newspapers and sweeping windows […]

March 29

Around The World in 1 Week: Arriving Frankfurt

After 11 hours, my coworker – Zoya – and I arrived in Frankfurt. We were a bit bleary eyed and certainly tired. But it was a fantastic journey. I spent most of the flight reading Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises” and learning about the Lost Generation. Frankfurt was first mentioned in text in 794. The […]

March 28

Around The World in 1 Week: Leaving SFO

Bucket list item #31. Purchase an around the world ticket and fly across time zones from San Francisco to San Francisco. Well I am off on my next work trip which will take me from Europe to Asia back home to the Americas. To be candid, I didn’t intend to complete this bucket list item […]