Shouting “Shigatse!” At The Roof Of The World; From Tibet To USA Via First/Business Class

Shouting “Shigatse!” At The Roof Of The World; From Tibet To USA Via First/Business Class

Cover photo credit: JC Chan     Although the photos near the bottom are of Lhasa at night, it would be a shame to not mention Shigatse in the brief few hours we were there.     Located 3860m (12,660 feet) above sea level where the oxygen content is...
Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Going Streaking In A Mongolian Winter

Photo credit to Melissa Weinmann for the photo above. The Zaisan Memorial just got served Ulaanbaatar just got served Photo Credit: LaiYuen Looi   Hello from a balmy -15ºF (-22ºC) in the coldest capital city on the planet: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia! After...
Moscow On The Metro & The World’s 18th Best Restaurant

Moscow On The Metro & The World’s 18th Best Restaurant

  We started our day with a splendid brunch at Grabni, a cafeteria style restaurant where you self-serve from so many offerings that it’ll make you dizzy. Everybody loved the french fries:     Don’t mind the random pony here and there....
New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

  I’ve been to nearly every single ex-Soviet state except for the mother of them all: Russia. That changes today.   Photo Credit: Ihita Kabir The Hermitage just got served   And it wasn’t easy getting here. Recalling my first monsoon...