First a bit of background. When planning this trip I was constantly asked why would I fly to Geneva via Istanbul? Well, first I am a complete aviation geek and had never flown Turkish Airlines before. Second, the business class ticket price (less than a month before departure) offered significant savings…
As I am once again getting ready to hit the gluten-free open road (well skies) as I jet off to Istanbul and Montreux (Switzerland) in a couple of weeks — I was reminded of a post that I did for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness last year. It’s basically my five-point checklist that I always use to ensure that my journey will be as smooth as possible.
My trip to Lima was better than I could have expected. I mean, I knew it was going to be a great trip but was so interested to see how far the City has come since the horrible terrorist attacks during the 1980’s which severely damaged the reputation of Lima. Well, I am happy to report that the Lima of today is a rich and vibrant city that has most deservedly captured the title of culinary capital of the Americas. Lima is very much a city of stark contrasts particularly rich and poor but one this that is unifying is the warm welcome and sense of pride that its inhabitants have.
I am writing this post from 32,000 feet above the North Atlantic…By now you have read about my eastbound trans-Atlantic crossing and are probably [...]