Tag: travel

  • An Open Letter To Berlin

    An Open Letter To Berlin

    Dear Berlin, I wish I could say it was lovely seeing you on my last visit, but sadly not – and therein lies the reason for this letter. We’ve had a mostly cordial relationship these last 5 years that I’ve visited you – you never visit me – but that’s a different story.  My past […]

  • Tales from my travels: 50 Bucks!

    Tales from my travels: 50 Bucks!

    I’ve met some of the most interesting personalities on planes. Or at airports. There is something about the transience of travel that seems to bring out a form of casual honesty. One such encounter was on a flight from Spain to Boston. As we boarded my connecting fight to Boston from JFK, I took my […]

  • Telephones in toilets

    Telephones in toilets

    What is it with telephones in hotel room toilets? In this apparently 5-star hotel I’m holed up in Amsterdam – they have 3 phones in this room and one of them installed by the throne in the bathroom. Clearly I’m not the target audience for this level of communication equipmentization (I’m making that a word!). […]