Last month, I spent three days at the Sydney Airport’s International Terminal. I was flying “stand by” and there were no empty seats. During this time, I began to think about my past 40 years of flying stand by. As an airline employee and now as a retiree, I have been able to fly all[…]
This shot was one of my favorites taken during a recent trip to Barcelona.
Looking out over Cape Town and Robben Island from the top of Table Mountain.
South African Tourism just sent over the new Indaba video to recruit buyers for next year and I have 15 seconds of fame.
A few years ago I spent 10 days traveling along the coast of South Africa from Durban to Cape Town as part of an adventure tour. Upon receiving my itinerary and having a read, one thing that stuck out at me was the chance to stop at an ostrich farm on our fifth day. There[…]
As a self-proclaimed airplane geek, it was quite a thrill for me to fly from Dubai to New York on an Emirates Airbus A380 this past week. The plane is absolutely enormous with a wingspan of over 261 feet which is longer than the overall length at just over 238 feet. At first glance, the[…]
Interesting shot taken while I was sitting outside enjoying a pint of Guinness.
The dreaded middle seat. No matter how hard you try to avoid it if you’re a frequent traveler, you’re bound to end up sitting in the middle seat on occasion. This past weekend my dad was in town for a visit and got stuck with a middle seat on his way here. In my life,[…]
After a listen to and a look at the new U2 album “No Line on the Horizon,” I was immediately drawn to the sounds and images of Fez. After writing a bunch of new material in Ireland and France, the band traveled to Fez, Morocco and rented the Riad in Batha. They chose the city[…]
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” Today, as Barack Obama recites the presidential oath, in accordance with Article II, Section I of the U.S.[…]