Archive for December, 2010

Dadblasted American toilet strikes again

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Last night I checked into my Hotel Room in Hong Kong. Upon opening theĀ  bathroom door I noticed the dreaded brand name “AMERICAN STANDARD” on the porcelain. A quick look under the lid reveals my worst fears: An American style toilet. NOOOOO! God no! Not another one. I hate these things to the extent where [...]

 

Stockholm

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

A few months ago myself and a couple of friends picked up some dirt cheap airline tickets to Stockholm. Better still, we were flying into the flagship Arlanda Airport, not the ex-military base, poor excuse for an Airport Ryanair flights land at, requiring a further hour and a half of bus travel to get to [...]

 

Budapest

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

On the 12th of November I flew out to Budapest for 2 days. This was to be my first time in Eastern Europe. Except it wasn’t very eastern, rather more western actually. We found ourselves in what I did not realise was a former Soviet state, with few obvious signs of this communist past. Today [...]