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Tag: Life on the Road

8-hours in Toronto

This was a short little trip to Toronto. But, this time around I got to do something that I’ve always…

Escape from New York

The day started just like any other day on the busy streets of New York: unseasonably warm, sunny, and generally…

Behind the scenes glimpses of the Carlton Hotel

After the bedbug experience at my previous hotel, myself and all my co-workers moved to a different location; one of…

The joys of travel

The most joyful part of the LaGuardia experience is the taxi queue. For the most part, I opt for taxis…

Christmas trees kicked to the curb

The first week of travel in the new year is back to New York. In the pre-Christmas posts (48-hours in…

When in Rome…

On my day of departure, I somehow managed to sleep in. I’m not sure how it happened because my bio-clock…

Lufthansa is on strike

Remember how in a few posts ago I praised Lufthansa for coming together at the last minute and how my…

Vending machines, credit cards, and fish

The “fast to cure jetlag” seems to be working… I am sleeping at my regular times, waking up at regular…

Napoli!

Napoli is my final destination. It’s not a typical tech destination, but we are here to run a series of…

Toronto to Frankfurt to…

“Hey Bro. I got you the “package” as requested. No no… no need to pay me anything and you won’t…

Chicago to Montréal to Toronto to …

This might feel like an “I’m going on a milage run” post, but it is not. I won’t make 100K…

The chaotic home life of a frequent traveller

Me: Have you seen the pitch fork? La Niña: Mommy!!! Me: What!? La Niña: What are you going to do…

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