Polesden Lacey

“Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Surrey Hills, Polesden Lacey is the ideal space for relaxing with friends and family. Mrs Greville, an ambitious Edwardian hostess, chose Polesden as the idea place for entertaining and relaxing with friends, such as King George VI and the…

Chartwell House

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965), was a soldier, writer, leader, statesman, politician, prime minister, officer, artist, an orator and more. Today we traveled over to Westerham, Kent, England (30 minutes from home) and toured Chartwell House. Chartwell was his…

Selecting our Christmas tree, UK

I grew up in a family where there was no alternative to having a live Christmas tree. (My parents own a Christmas Tree farm in Pennsylvania, USA.) Ningning and I are continuing on that tradition and today trekked to west London, Weybridge, and picked out…

Japan 2011

It began with a flight on the A380 (LH Frankfurt -> Tokyo). That kicked off a great Japan trip to revisit the country where the two of us met. Started in Tokyo and immediately hit the ground having dinner with friends. The week saw us…

New York, NY

Second stop was to visit friends in NYC. Enjoyed eating all the non-traditional cuisine – Chinese, Thai, Korean. There is a new park built on an unused elevated rail line – Highline Park – which we thoroughly enjoyed cruising. The photo gallery tells the story….

Maine, USA

Ningning and myself recently traveled to the USA to visit family and friends. First stop was in Portland, Maine to visit Ningning’s USA host family. The photo gallery tells the story. Be sure and click to watch in HD and full screen.

Nagoya

Traveled to Nagoya (between Tokyo and Osaka) to assist in the production rollout. While there, took a weekend day and visited sites with Ningning. We visited Oasis21, the Nagoya Auto show, Nagoya Castle and many sites in-between. Raw photos: Nagoya 1 | Nagoya 2 |…

Yokohama Day Out

Spent the day with NN and family in Yokohama. The day was spot perfect – great Indian summer weather, lots of events going on (Yokohama ladies marathon, school groups performing, etc.), many sites to see and photograph, great company… etc. Here are the raw images…

Participated in the Ashinaga Charity Walk

Walked 10k for the Ashinaga charity. Met at Seitoku Kinen Kaigakan (Memorial Picture Gallery) in Shinanomachi. From the website: The “Ashinaga P-Walk 10” is a volunteer charity walk that highlights issues related to orphans both in Japan and overseas. The walk is held simultaneously at…