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...
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...