Category Archives: Asia

COMO Cocoa Island

I got back from London just in time for Dan’s birthday weekend. We celebrated with 10 friends at the Friday Hakka champagne brunch at Hakkasan in Emirates Palace and then we took in the Formula 1 races and concerts over … Continue reading

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Dusty Delhi

On Friday, November 9th, the Birthday Girl and I attempted to fly standby to New Delhi to meet up with Uncle Steve and Auntie Susan.  We soon learned the 14:30 flight was full so, sadly, we returned home and spent … Continue reading

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Taitung Surf Trip

I said goodbye to Bec at the Phuket International Airport and then walked over to the domestic side.  I had a while to wait for my 23:55 flight to Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok so I found a quiet lounge … Continue reading

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Phuket Getaway

On November 30th, we flew to the island of Phuket for a relaxing 4 day weekend. It was a public holiday in the UAE and we had Thursday and Sunday off. We arrived in the evening and took our airport … Continue reading

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Seoul

We flew from Beijing into Incheon International Airport, often rated the world’s best, a little behind our ETA of 11:35 am on Tuesday, May 30th.  We caught the Express Train to Seoul Station and another 2 metro trains to finally arrive … Continue reading

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Beijing & The Great Wall

Bec arrived in Abu Dhabi at 6:05 am on Thursday, May 25th.  I was there to greet her at the airport before she dropped me off at work.  I know what you’re thinking…nice one Dan, but she had a full day … Continue reading

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Rendezvous in Varanasi

My buddy Zack dropped me a line over Christmas, “Did you ever travel through India or Bangladesh?”  From there, it didn’t take long for us to firm up some plans.  I would be meeting him in India in late January. … Continue reading

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