I think previously I had stated that this isn’t a city for wandering. I was partially wrong. I had based that experience on the neighborhood just east of our hotel. We definitely don’t want to wander there. Also, as we have been here our eyes have adjusted to what we are seeing and we are […]Read More Don’t Follow Strangers Who Tell You to Follow Them
We have been in the air 5 hours and 50 minutes, with 1 hour and 40 minutes to go, and I’m officially tired of flying. This time we are on an ANA 787. Yes I still like this plane, and since it’s night-time the unfortunate windows aren’t an issue. Not much to say about this […]Read More Who Would Put A Bar There???
I am now 17 hours into this trip, and we still haven’t landed in Tokyo. We connect from there to an 8-hour flight on ANA that will take us to Jakarta. This flight is on United, which is a new thing for me. Usually I fly Delta or one of their partners, but this really […]Read More The Flight Attendant Is Out to Get Me
As I write this I’m somewhere in the air between Paris CDG and Minneapolis. Yup – my route home is MAD-CDG-MSP-FNT. I booked it with some trepidation, because the layover in Paris was a paltry 1 hour 25 minutes. In a normal airport that would be more than enough time, but Paris is not a […]Read More A New Hope
I had a layover in Atlanta which mostly involved me sitting in the lounge and eating soup. Beef barley soup. Just not my favorite but it was fine. I boarded the plane to find the compulsory glass of champagne. They promptly offered me a menu so I could consider my dinner choices. Even before the […]Read More Once More Unto the Breach!
Hello, my friends! Butterblogger is back, and once again off on another adventure. When last we met I was returning from a week with G in Italy. That trip was both was new and familiar at the same time, as I have a certain comfort in Italy. I have hinted at my next destination, and […]Read More Again in the Sky