Month: October 2011

airline choices

Asiana Airlines Review: 5 Flights

This just wouldn’t be an Asiana Airlines review without mentioning my breakfast choice: spicy octopus with rice. Yes, this is my kind of airline.

This is just eight hours into my handful of Asiana Airlines flights spanning the Pacific, with …

High School Reunion, Tokyo Style

I have a lot to say about my trip to the Republic of Korean and Japan – including hikes, cityscapes, people and a whopping dose of enlightenment.

For now, though, here’s my major highlight – a reunion with a high …

Ten Days of Transportation

Since I left on Sept. 29, I have sampled all sorts of travel. A brief so-far recap:

-1 leg on US Airways

-3 legs on Asiana Airlines

-1 leg on Air Busan

-1 leg on the KTX high-speed train from …

Travel Writer Annoyances – Haggling Abroad

I don’t fly 7,500 miles to haggle in a fish market. Apparently, that’s a highlight of any trip if you happen to write  Frommer’s travel guides. At least that’s what I can infer from my Frommer’s South Korea travel guide.…