Pokhara, Nepal

I fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a small Yeti Airlines airplane to start my trek in the Annapurna. The view of Pokhara, Phewa Lake and Annapurna range from the airplane is striking. Pokhara is a beautiful, quiet, lakeside town, where – if you are adventurous – you can try to live the hippie life, Read More

Hong Kong

My first trip to Asia was to Hong Kong, in 2003. I arrived at the Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok) after 16 hours non-stop flight from Chicago. The flight path was going North, in an arch, with beautiful views of Greenland and Siberia, and coming South towards HK. I really enjoyed the journey, Read More