travel, ups and downs

Getting there

Welcome to what I hope, going in, will be the low point of the trip. 😄

(Narrator voiceover: it wouldn’t be.)

I remember midday to check in for my morning flight, and that’s when I discover my flight has changed. Gee AA, maybe I’d have wanted to know that?

But actually, the later flight, in this case, will mean smoother, less traffic-heavy airport trips (thanks Dad). It will also mean my ridiculous layover in JFK will be … every so slightly shorter. No, still ridiculous. But no time stress is a good thing.

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First post of the year, for first visit to Asia

My first trip to Asia came via a cruise over the Christmas holidays, courtesy of Princess Cruise Line.

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Cruise Itinerary Map, courtesy of Princess Cruises.

Getting there would take 30+ hours, however, with connections through New York and South Korea Dubai, Continue reading “First post of the year, for first visit to Asia”

travel, ups and downs

In which everything is fine. Just long.

My week leading up to departure – Fine. Just long. The days trying to clear my desk, pulling all-nighters to not hand off too much to my team – Fine. Just long. The connecting flight to Denver, the layover at DEN, the trek to a bed in the small hours in Salt Lake City. All: Fine. Just long.

It’s a theme. But eventually we all fall into bed, and eventually settle enough to sleep.

Fine. Not quite long enough.

But away we go!