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ABUNDANTLY CLEAR IN SHANGHAI

On the flight from Paris (CDG) to Shanghai (Pu Dong) on China Eastern Airlines, one thing was abundantly clear.  There were very few Europeans on board. I could see about 10 on the A330-200 that has a capacity of 220 or thereabouts. So Paris was a good introduction to Shanghai. Approaching Pu Dong Airport in the early hours of the morning it was also abundantly … Continue reading ABUNDANTLY CLEAR IN SHANGHAI

HYUNDAI AND KIA BY DESIGN

By Sandy Myhre Busan is Korea’s second most-populace city next to Seoul.  It is a port city in the south and on a sunny day in early June 2018, history was made, not in a way that is immediately apparent but significant nonetheless. For the first time at an Asian motor show, three women journalists were there as a group, at the initiative of Hyundai. The … Continue reading HYUNDAI AND KIA BY DESIGN

FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS – TWO BOOKS OF VASTLY DIFFERING COMPETENCE.

By Sara Dinnen Living in a small town, one has two options.  My home town is in the Far North of New Zealand, so it could be considered the tip, the head, the apex of the country.  Actually, Māori consider it the tail of the legendary fish Māui, so in that sense it could also be considered the arse end of the country. Either way, … Continue reading FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS – TWO BOOKS OF VASTLY DIFFERING COMPETENCE.