On travelling while Covid

Belitung and Bali / Covid-19 / Quarantine Familiar hubbub greets me, although today it feels a little awkward as it has been months since my last routine. Flight crew performs their usual and soothing benedictions while the plane taxis on the runway in snail speed, flanked by permanently idling planes on either side. The wingsContinue reading “On travelling while Covid”

Berlin Tegel Airport

First thing that struck me when I entered Terminal A at Tegel was ‘why did taxi drop me off on arrival floor and where’s the escalator to departure and check in hall’? It then occurred to me that I’m at Berlin Tegel, apex of two things the world needs more of: mid-century modernist design andContinue reading “Berlin Tegel Airport”

Narita Express into downtown Tokyo

Narita Express gets you to Tokyo station fast and inexpensively, unless your destination is close to Ueno station Narita Express (JR NEX) is the fastest and most convenient way to travel from Narita (T1 or T2/3) and Tokyo station. It takes 50min from T2 to Tokyo station (3min more from T1). ¬†Depending on your destination,Continue reading “Narita Express into downtown Tokyo”