How to make it through the Global Entry process

I finally got my Global Entry application finished today. Here are some thoughts if you want to do the same. It’s going to be tough if you don’t have a Global Entry office in your city. San Francisco is the only office in Northern California, it would suck to be in Sacramento and beyond. The […]

Your first trip to Bangalore

My travel buddy Durward is joining me on my next trip to India. While I’ve had the opportunity to visit Bangalore many times, this is his first trip to India. I’ve been collecting some tips and thought I’d share them. Please note, this is not a travel list for all of India, rather more specifically […]

Travel weary in Europe

I’m tired. I’m worn out. I’ve hit my travel limitations. Is that even possible? I’ve logged a lot of miles in the past year and the last few months have been overwhelmingly busy as I prepare to leave Paris to live in the Bay Area again. My first year in Paris saw little European travel, […]

Taking a quick, and luxurious trip to Belgium

I’m sitting in first class on the Thalys train from Paris to Belgium. They had a great sale and the tickets were actually less expensive than second class. This has been a great trip and I’d highly recommend upgrading to first class on your next Thalys trip. Here’s the difference: Free wifi! I’ve finally caught […]