Yesterday was a long day, up at 4am (Amsterdam time) for a 9am flight from Amsterdam to Frankfurt. Then a flight from Frankfurt to Ottawa (flying back over Amsterdam). We got out of the Ottawa airport at 4pm, and we were home ten minutes later (the advantage of living next to the airport). I did have aContinue reading “Back to the Real World”
Category Archives: Travel
Holland America – Disappointing Internet
I am sitting on the Lido deck waiting for breakfast. This is the last day of the Artic cruise and still several hours before any of the passengers can disembark, but if I want to use the internet, I have to sign up for a new package. My remaining half hour has disappeared. There also seemsContinue reading “Holland America – Disappointing Internet”
Zune HD going international?
As I travel around the North Sea and above the Arctic Circle, I have enjoyed playing with my Zune HD, a nice little device, I have loved since I got it a few years ago even though It is an American device being used in Canada. Other than teething pains with the radio presets theContinue reading “Zune HD going international?”
One problem with traveling with high tech equipment is the amount of stuff you end up carrying. Other than hiring a pack mule, the first step in reducing this burden is to lay out all the equipment you think you need to take and then start eliminating what is not really necessary. Sounds simple, but itContinue reading “Traveling light?”