Narita Airport’s Smoking Rooms, Free Wi-Fi, and Exciting Toilet Bowls

As a not avid but long time smoker, something I enjoy about foreign airports is that their assholes aren’t so tightened by political stupidity that they’ve banned smoking rooms.  I understand that non-smokers don’t want to inhale smoke, but I also think it’s wrong to punish smokers, or inconvenience them, for doing something that isn’tContinue reading “Narita Airport’s Smoking Rooms, Free Wi-Fi, and Exciting Toilet Bowls”

Swensen’s at Changi International Airport Terminal 2

The last thing we had to eat before leaving Singapore was at Swensen’s, which is an odd circumstance since I vowed never to eat there again about a month after reaching Singapore.  Well, it was Swenson’s at Tampines, but you get the idea.  We’d received some horrible service with our dishes showing up more thanContinue reading “Swensen’s at Changi International Airport Terminal 2”

Singapore Budget Terminal Children’s Art Area

If you haven’t been through Singapore’s Budget Terminal lately there’s a table set up for kids to play.  It’s one of those tables where you lay a piece of paper over an image made from raised edges.  You scribble a crayon (or pencil) across it and the picture carries over. It’s a lot of fun!Continue reading “Singapore Budget Terminal Children’s Art Area”

3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Part 10: Heading Home

Before we knew it, our short 3 day trip in Kuala Lumpur was coming to an end. On the morning of the third day we were there, we got up at 9 am to make sure we wouldn’t be late.  We really had no idea how to get back to the airport.  On the wayContinue reading “3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Part 10: Heading Home”

3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Part 4: Finding Our Hotel

If you remember from the first post, we booked a place at Hotel Chinatown 2, on Jalan Petaling. One of the things that appealed to us about the place is that it’s near the center of town, close to a train station, and there are lots of shops around it, or so we had read.Continue reading “3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Part 4: Finding Our Hotel”