Category Archives: Living Abroad

25 Tips for Smarter Holiday Travel

Holiday travel is a bit like dental surgery. You likely don’t do it unless you have to, you have to sit for a long time, and eventually you may be subject to some invasive probing. And when it’s all over you get presents, be it a toothbrush from your dentist or, assuming you’ve been good […]

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What’s it like being an airline gate agent? A passenger’s day behind the podium

Spending a day dealing with hundreds of airline passengers and piles of oversized carryon bags is not most people’s idea of fun. And while I’m no glutton for punishment, I jumped at the chance to learn what takes place on the other side of the counter as a Delta Air Lines gate agent at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta Hartsfield. With 300,000 annual miles and over four million lifetime miles on Delta, I know the airline well. This experience, however, was an eye opener.

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India’s premium golf course

The Indian economy is growing at a huge pace. Middle class affluence is expanding. Attitudes are changing. Especially about what people want in terms of lifestyle and from their homes. Many what is easily found in California, Paris or London; seclusion, privacy and style. Or simply the opportunity to mix and be with one’s own […]

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