Tag Archives: Asia

Yokohama, Japan – March 2019

Travel days: Thursday and Friday, Feb 28 and March 1 As most of my trips do, my travels began with an Uber ride to the Portland international Airport (PDX), which I write more about here. This was a notably wonderful ride. It was during full-on rush hour, so the Uber driver, having carefully studied the Portland back routes,… Read More »

Chengdu, China – September 2018

In mid-August 2018, I started a new gig as a technical editor with a new client. One of the chief prerequisites of the job was that I be comfortable with frequent international travel. Upon accepting the gig, the first thing I needed to do was submit an expedited application for a 10-year travel visa for China, as I… Read More »

Seoul, South Korea – April 2015

I went to Seoul, South Korea, for client meetings in April, 2015, staying at a JW Marriott a few blocks from the Han river. I visited the same place again in October, 2016. The hotel was in a very rich area of town just by the Gangnam neighborhood, made famous by that pop song, and this definitely meant… Read More »