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    The Airport Diaries: Traveling Back Island Time

    I’ve been losing hours every zone I head east, and then I got my whole day back when I crossed the international date line somewhere over the Pacific, departing Auckland on the 29th and arriving into Tahiti on the 28th…AKL was really helpful in getting me ready for manyana time in the South Pacific: Here […]

    January 13, 2012 2 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: Lost in Transition at Noi Bai International Airport

    Featured product at Duty Free: Value-size laundry detergent Token charity donation box: Bratty children Airport management should look into their target frequent flyer. Aloha Hanoi. Ahoy Bali! 

    December 12, 2011 0 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: My Only Photos from Laos

    I was highly anticipating Luang Prabang, Laos. The entire town, surrounded by hills and sitting at the confluence of the mighty Mekong River and Nam Khan River, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. I didn’t see a lot of the charming riverside streets lined with boutique hotels or the monks walking down the […]

    December 7, 2011 2 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: Flying through BKK, You Would Have No Idea

    We unfortunately had to connect straight through Bangkok instead of spending a few days there as planned given the devastating flooding tormenting the city. We were steeled to enter a crazed airport with a dearth of drinking water. However, with the bored shopkeepers, plenty of sundries and a normal sized crowd, if you didn’t watch […]

    November 12, 2011 2 Comments Travel
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    The Airport Diaries: Counting Down at KTM

    3 Minutes Left – A seat free next to the AC! Time to board! Nevermind. “Please sit down.” 2 Minutes Left – Unidentified sandwich with carrot garnish? Neon fruitcake? Time to board! Psych! “Only 30 more minutes, M’am.” “But that’s what you said 30 minutes ago….” 1 Minute Left – Watermelon juice? Toothpick? Time to […]

    November 12, 2011 1 Comment Travel