50+ Hours to Nepal

50+ Hours to Nepal

Wow! That was a long trip. I?m finally in Nepal where it?s currently 12:35 p.m. on a Tuesday in Summer. Back in Antananarivo, it?s 9:50 a.m., also Tuesday, but in Winter. (Nepal is one of the few places on the planet that observes an off hour time zone. North Korea is...
Transpacific Anticipation

Transpacific Anticipation

I’ve heard some travelers express sadness when they start a trip. Beginning a journey, they say, marks the end since the experience is already coming to a close. It’s a negative spin on the cliche? that, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with the...