Globe with the words Around the Pattern cured around the top half.

Ramblings about flying for fun and profit


  • Back and Forth

    I’m half way through my first trip of the month, meaning I just finished my second Atlantic crossing. Once we get into the air the flights are usually fairly uneventful. The hard part, it seems, is getting away from and into the terminal. Our flight back to the U.S. yesterday left the gate an hour…

  • Manila Moments

    The last post left us about to begin our layover in Nagoya. After checking into our rooms and changing clothes, three of us (the two captains and I) walked a couple of blocks to a small restaurant for a snack of fried rice and gyoza ( also known as potstickers) followed by a stop at…