It’s time to go home. The ultimate proof is my deteriorating hygiene. It’s not my fault, really. My beard trimmer was discharged somewhere between DTW and CPH, so I haven’t been able to trim the beard (I have been shaving around the edges though). Then on the flight from CPH to AMS the electric toothbrush […]Read More Hygiene Smigiene
We got up today, found a cafe for breakfast and headed to the Van Gogh Museum. We arrived there 20 minutes early and were still way back in line. The docents open the door and we all plodded forward to the window, and then the most miraculous thing occurred. They split the line to open […]Read More Michelin Doesn’t Know Jack About Eating in Amsterdam
First day in Amsterdam and we started out the morning foraging for food. This is my fault. The hotel was charging quite a bit for breakfast, so I decided it would be better to just stop at a cafe for a quick bite. This would have worked in Italy, Britain, or Austria. Not so much […]Read More Another Precarious Climb? Yes!
Note: I’m posting this late, due to exhaustion and wifi issues. Get over it. Last day of the conference today, and I had to leave a couple hours early to catch the flight to Amsterdam, so after breakfast I went to the conference and sat through a few sessions and then returned to the hotel […]Read More SAS is a Very American Airline
Okay. I admit it — I cheated… Last night’s update was actually not posted until this morning. I’m glad I got that off my chest and can now move on. Anyway I spent all day at the conference, and even went a little over due to a late meeting. During the free time between talks, […]Read More The Universal Language of Bacon
So I got up this morning expecting an entirely typical day, and for the most part it was. I went and had breakfast, which didn’t suck, and noted the other guy at my hotel who is also going to the conference. I knew this because he was wearing his name badge at a hotel 3 […]Read More Beet This!