AllClear RTW Dateline: Cologne

AllClear RTW Dateline: Cologne

Sometimes air travel feels miraculous. You can board a flight in a country with a very distinct culture and then, in just a few hours, disembark in a country that is completely different. I think this feeling is most surprising to Americans because our country is…

AllClear RTW Dateline: Doha

AllClear RTW Dateline: Doha

​ I know this isn’t a travel blog but I have to start this post off with this: Doha airport. Wow.  I have never been to such a deluxe airport and I doubt there are many on the planet that can compare to it. It is well planned, well stocked, and architecturally...
AllClear RTW Dateline: Singapore

AllClear RTW Dateline: Singapore

If Switzerland was in Asia, it would be Singapore. I found that Singapore has the edge of a multicultural Asian society combined with Swiss precision in its public services. This contrast is evident in the clatter of neighborhood street-food vendors and merchants from...
AllClear RTW Dateline: Kuala Lumpur

AllClear RTW Dateline: Kuala Lumpur

​ This post will be brief because I didn’t plan to visit a manufacturing site on this stop. The purpose of visiting Kuala Lumpur (KL) was a meeting with the emergency response leadership of a very large petrochemical manufacturer. As soon as I left the airport...
AllClear RTW  Dateline: The Philippines

AllClear RTW Dateline: The Philippines

​ What a beautiful country. The land is a tropical paradise of mountains, forests, and beaches. The Filipino people are delightful, with a culture that exudes kindness and genuine interest. ​The cities are teeming with people and you can see examples of Filipino...