Last night, while boarding a plane in Hong Kong, we got mysteriously upgraded to business class and rerouted to a different boarding tunnel. At the door of the plane, the woman asked if we wanted to see the eclipse. She … Continue reading
Posts from China
I was invited to stop by CNN International on my way through Hong Kong.
On the Mag-Lev to Shanghai airport; the world's fastest train. The trip lasts just over 7 minutes. It takes 5 minutes to reach top speed, then pretty much immediately starts to break. I'm gonna go out on a limb and … Continue reading
Unwittingly stumbled into Beijing on the last night of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Once the sun goes down, this happens on every third street corner: There are no barriers or safety precautions of any kind. Cars weave around … Continue reading
They’re still running the Tommy Lee Jones ad campaign in Tokyo. His face reminds me of the surface of Mars. Cool building in Shinjuku. The Japanese are always thinking of new ways to streamline bathroom visits. Visited the site of … Continue reading