Let’s be thankful for a minute and acknowledge that there’s really never been a better time to travel the world…ever!
Andy shares some pictures from Norway because it’s gloomy and rainy outside in Dallas
Fun sunrise shots, the sight of which nearly caused an accident as I slammed on my brakes with no regard for the safety of others around me!
And no, I’m not talking about Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings with all of the deleted material. British Airways, as reported by Bloomberg and referenced by my friend Chris Guillebeau, is planning on debuting a unique, “slower” take on in-flight entertainment. Namely, they’ve purchased the rights to: a 7-hour train ride from Bergen, Norway, to Oslo, Norway. There will be no commentary, no voice-overs, no confessionals, and none of the train cars will be voted off the island. Welcome to the era of Slow TV.
Planning Re-planning Lufthansa A330 Old First Class DFW-FRA Driving the Nurburgring Nordschleife Lufthansa First Class Terminal Oslo to celebrate Chris Guillebeau Singapore A380 Suites Class FRA-SIN Singapore Airlines Private Room and Singapore 777-300ER First Class SIN-HKG Hong Kong and the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui Cathay Pacific’s The Wing Lounge and 747 First Class HKG-SFO Lots of people have done incredible things. For example: Jesus, Sean Connery, and I’m probably leaving out a few others. Roughly 3-4 years ago (I tried to find the exact date by looking back through my journals, but then I remembered I don’t keep a journal) I started following the blog of a guy named Chris Guillebeau at www.chrisguillebeau.com. When I happened across his website for the first time, I had the same first thought many of you probably did, “this guy should’ve named his website something easier to spell.” But my second thought was, “this is genius-level stuff here, not only does he hack frequent flyer programs but he also seems to lead a pretty fulfilled life.” My third thought was “I need a sandwich”. Anyhoo, back to Chris. This is a guy who, when he turned 30, came up with an amazing goal: to visit every country in the world by his 35th birthday. What I liked about his goal is it was very big (goals should be ambitious), very measurable (instead of “I should travel more”, he defined his goal as visiting all countries recognized as such by the UN), and he made it… read more