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How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics

The last time I was in Seoul was in 2014. I had a fantastic stay at the Park Hyatt Seoul, and now that I think about it, maybe that was when I got hooked on the Park Hyatt experience. In 2014, Korea was just starting to build some venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics. I could have gone to see them, but they were in the early stages and I guess I was thinking, I’d be back in Korea before 2018. Well, the world is a big place, I haven’t had a chance to get back to Korea, and like most of you, I’m watching the 2018 Winter Olympics from my couch dreaming about bibimbap, Seoul style.

Here’s a great article I found about watching the 2018 Winter Olympics. It covers some questions I had about streaming and watching through virtual reality. Interesting read! Have an olympic sized weekend, everyone, and thanks for reading!

Image source: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetorch/2018/02/08/584306196/how-to-watch-the-2018-winter-olympics?sc=ipad&f=1001

Planes, Trains, and More Planes, 2017 Edition: Asia for the Holidays

Buenos dias everyone,

Like last year, I just left Mexico City for a long international trip over the holidays – this time to Asia instead of Europe. This time the trip wasn’t built around a mistake fare, but rather a desire to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha and the Chengdu Panda Base, both in western China.

I started planning the trip in mid-September, and found that Asiana Airlines had pretty good business class availability across the Pacific for the dates we were looking at. I tacked on United economy flights between Mexico City and LAX (though this resulted in an overnight layover in each direction, since United only has one flight per day between those two cities), and added a domestic Air China economy flight from Shanghai to Chengdu after a one-week stopover.

A world map centered over the Pacific Ocean showing the following flight routing in red: MEX-LAX-ICN-PVG, SHA-CTU

Map generated by gcmap.com

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