#1 United Employee

We were lucky to “bump into” United’s #1 employee yesterday in London at Heathrow airport, on our way to Cairo, Egypt. Bonus!  Read More

Outside and Starkers for the First Time

We missed our Bangkok connection in Tokyo because of a 7 hour delay in San Francisco, which left us with a 18 hour layover to find some trouble to get into. We found a little Ryokan to stay for the night, experienced the earth shake for a minute with a 7.4 quake and went to sleep. The next day we ate a delicious meal at a bakery (I think all food in Japan is amazing) and visited an onsen, a public bath that includes a natural hot spring. I wasn’t... Read More

18 Hour Layover

Due to a mechanical problem, our 10 hour plane-ride from San Francisco to Tokyo left 7 hours later than scheduled. We were supposed to catch a plane to Bangkok this evening, but missed it by that much. So facing what will be an 18 hour layover, we left the airport to avoid that living-in-an-airport feeling. We plan to see just a little bit more of Japan tomorrow. Update: We just felt the 7.4 quake. It lasted about a minute.  Read More