Category Archives: airport

Meet the new traveling companions

More adventures with inanimate objects!  Soup Ladle Nessie and the Deep Tea Diver join me as I travel to Montreal and Las Vegas.  They take over from Cake Toy Prime and Pop Vinyl Elsa.  I considered naming this duo “Amy … Continue reading

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Scandinavia Trip: The numbers

Miles flown: 14520 Miles walked: 100+ Miles on trains: 800+ Miles on ferry: 300+ Photos taken: 5237 Average photos per day: 308 National borders crossed: 7 Nights spent on moving transportation: 3 Postcards sent: 4 Pies eaten: 6

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Midnight munchies

I’ve been up for about 31 hours now, and it’s just past midnight.  There may be aurora visible in Tromso, but I’m not about to venture far from the hotel after midnight in an unfamiliar city.  I’ll probably sleep soon, … Continue reading

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Airport issues

Instead of having a seat at the pointy end of the A380, I got an aisle seat over the shakey wing of a noisier Boeing 747, that had the community television monitors over the aisles.  They decided to show a … Continue reading

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Strikes are no fun for anyone

Yesterday, I found out during a work break when I received a text message that my FRA-OSL flight was cancelled with no more information.  No email or phone call.  Found out there was a planned daylong strike affecting all Lufthansa … Continue reading

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Photosphere: Breakfast at the JumboStay

The dining area at the JumboStay hostel is at the pointy end of the plane. Views: JumboStay Hostel, Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Sweden by Kevin Lew

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Eurotrip Interlude 5: Five Minutes on the Arlanda Express

The Arlanda Express takes about 20 minutes (on average) to travel between Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport and Stockholm Central.  Here is 1/4 of that trip, at the 29-second mark, notice (in HD quality, please) the outside temperature of 0°C and the … Continue reading

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