Category Archives: Traveling

The Slightly Longer Way Home

This posting tells the story of how I got back from Infocom conference in Toronto in May 2014. There were a few hiccups along the way and this post is mainly about telling the facts, spiced with some appropriate commentary. … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling | Leave a comment

Traveling

In this post I’ve collected some observations I’ve made during my travels. So how much do I travel? Typically I fly on the order of 60-80 thousand miles per year, which doesn’t really compare against the numbers of people who … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling | Leave a comment

Coming to America

The Pacific Ocean is safely behind us and we’ve arrived in California. We flew in last week and tomorrow will mark the first week of us being here. So far things are going well, we’ve found a place to live … Continue reading

Posted in Bureaucracy, California, Preparation, Traveling | Leave a comment

Tips for Tourists

So, you are coming to Korea as a tourist and want to avoid paying data roaming fees, since in this age of smartphones, a phone without a data connection is next to useless. Sure, it can make calls (roaming, thus … Continue reading

Posted in Korea, Miscellaneous, Technology, Traveling | Leave a comment

Beach and Sea

This update took a while to put together, work got in the way. Here’s the last part of the weekend trip to Seoraksan. On Saturday we went hiking in the national park and on Sunday we went to the coast. … Continue reading

Posted in Korea, Sightseeing, Traveling | Leave a comment

Hiking in the Seoraksan National Park

Saturday morning, bright sunshine, warm day ahead. The plan was to go to the Seoraksan National Park today and leave the seaside and other possible sights for Sunday, since forecast had been showing rain for Sunday. The rain didn’t happen … Continue reading

Posted in Korea, Sightseeing, Traveling | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Some Tourism For a Change

Last Friday my mother came to Korea to visit us for two weeks. I don’t know if the main reason was to visit us, Korea, or just to see the Kids, but it’s still nice to have her come over. … Continue reading

Posted in Korea, Sightseeing, Traveling | Leave a comment