Silver Week 2016, Day 1, Take 2 

Silver Week 2016, Day 1, Take 2 

I left Tokyo on Friday 9/16, and arrived at NYC five minutes later.

It was a 13-hour flight but because it was a stress-free one, I am as energized as I was when I left Tokyo. What stresses me the most on long-haul flights is the fact that I might not be able to do #2 while on the plane. I am a picky pooper and if the bathroom conditions are abysmal, I’d prefer to keep it all in. But JAL toilets were immaculately clean, and even furnished with washlets. For those who do not know, washlets are what the Japanese call their technologically advanced/superior bidets. Which is why I tend to shy away from drinking coffee while in-air, but not this time. I was in a vehicle that passes my cleanliness standards and was on vacation. The only thing holding me back from loading up on caffeine was my self-control, and I packed that along with the geek neatly inside my suitcase. Ok, that was a lie. I kept the geek neatly tucked under my shirt.

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Silver Week 2016: Day 1, Flight Day

Silver Week 2016: Day 1, Flight Day

I had nothing to say.

Which is why I have been keeping silent for the past months. Unlike some people I know who can summon their muse at the most mundane of topics, sadly I can not. But, I did go to NYC for my silver week holidays and with the help of Day One, the app I use to eternalize my thoughts, I finally have some content to  blog about.

9/16, Friday, also known as the point of no return.

I’ve never had any problems using the boarding gate lounges provided for by the airports here in Japan. It’s sufficient enough to attend to my immediate needs while I wait for boarding. The stores are great, food selection is abundant, the male toilets are clean, there are even charging stations spread through out the waiting area if ever you forgot to bring your own mobile charger. It was enough and I was happy.
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