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Seen at Ho Chi Minh airport:Suppose you are a Microsoft executive, arriving just in time at the airport to attend an important meeting in another city.How do you explain you missed your flight?
I never fully understood the joy or necessity of backpacking. I mean unless one is traveling via unpaved roads, like in a jungle, dessert or up in the mountains, what’s the need to carry that much on your back. In numerous cities around the world I see backpackers often with bags where all my belongings [...]
Today I booked a flight from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang with Jetstar for tomorrow at 10:40.After receiving the flight confirmation and itinerary, one hour later I got the following flight delay notice : Dear Sir/Madam, We, at Jetstar Pacific Airlines, would like to thank you for choosing our services! Unfortunately, due to our [...]
Staying in Vietnam, I noticed there are no McDonald’s™, Burger King’s or Starbucks here.A small compensation for the fanatics is that they do however have KFC, Pizzahut and Lotteria (a Japanese McDonald’s™).The map below shows countries which have McDonald’s™: Based on this map, I wondered which countries in the world would be safe to visit [...]
Sometimes you find yourself in a hotel room with a bottle of decent wine, but have no (suitable) glasses and when you have a bottle with a cork, a corkscrew probably also doesn’t belong to the hotel amenities. How to open a corked wine bottle:Method 1Needed: One shoe.1. Put the back of the bottle in [...]
Even commercials from the government can be funny and/or weird too, depending on your taste
A Thai adaption in the so-called Mor lam style of “I Will Survive” from Gloria Gaynor’s 1979 Hot 100 no.1 hit I don’t know the name of the particular artist but another singer who adapts international pop-songs to national folk songs is Akiko Kanazawa from Japan. See for example: “Yellow Submarine Ondo” and “I Feel Love”