Tag Archive: Flying

Cappadocia: Hot-air Ballooning

It’s a rare day I’m up before daybreak. It’s an even rarer day I voluntarily expose myself to the cold; being an island girl, I’m literally not built for it (or so I… Continue reading

Flying High

I rarely feel more alive than when I travel. Heightened senses, increased awareness, delight in even the littlest foreign oddities. There’s something different in the air of every city I go to. It… Continue reading

Into a WWII Bomber Plane

Mountain View is probably better known for being the home of Google Headquarters, a.k.a. The Googleplex. The city also has, however, a former naval station called Moffett Field, which now belongs to the… Continue reading

Mile-High Style, Part II

I’ve lucked out with another upgrade. This time, it’s on a newer plane that has individual compartments for Business Class passengers. And large TV screens that pop out perpendicular to the panels they… Continue reading

Mile-High Style

It’s my lucky day. I’ve been upgraded to Business Class. It’s happened before, but only on cross-country flights within the continental U.S. where the “First Class” cabins on short flights are small and where … Continue reading

Pinoy Time

Filipino Time – Filipinos have long been reputed to run on an extremely late clock. It could be 20 minutes, 30 minutes, an hour (or more, I hate to admit). Filipinos say that… Continue reading