Side Note: Business!

One of my dreams has always been to turn travel into part of my business, and so I keep the following close to my heart: “Do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.” I have a background in management consulting for the financial sector, and in the last 20 years…

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Ho Chi Minh City: A Food Trip

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly, or currently, known as Saigon, is one of those cities I keep coming back to on a fairly regular basis. I have friends there, but it’s also a city that seems to be undergoing constant development, never looking quite the same as last time I remember it. And then there’s the food……

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The Tokyo Station Hotel

For my latest trip to Tokyo I was faced with having to choose a hotel that was centrally located (whatever that means in a huge city), had all the bells and whistles I want, and satisfied my need for “something special”. Cue The Tokyo Station Hotel! The name does give away part of the surprise…

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Tokyo: In A Rush

Japan has always fascinated me in ways that not even another Asian city could. Barring Australia and New Zealand, it’s about the farthest I can be away from home, and its culture and visual appearance have always been kind of otherworldly to me. Back in 2010, when I was in Shanghai visiting the World Expo,…

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