The Night Before a Flight

I’ve never understood why airlines maintain this nonsense about arriving 3 hours early for an international flight. They basically just want to make you wait for the sake of waiting. First, you wait to check in. Then you wait to have your bags scanned and ‘random’ explosive device scans. Then you gotta bypass customs – guess…

When the Words Don’t Flow

I’ve been finding it harder and harder to concentrate on my writing these days. Boring you to death with the details would be unfair on you, dear reader, so I will focus on something I definitely know I can write about. By and large, my time in Japan has been a very positive experience. Such…