Well, we all have read a lot of stories about United Airlines in the past months. And my experience with United isn’t that good either.
In the past, UA managed to either let my luggage sit for 5 days in London while I was already in Redwood Shores, and I spent roughly 10 hours in their terrible telephone system waiting for anybody tracking my luggage.… [Read More]
Uhhh … next week will be a tough traveling experience. 19870 km (12347 mi), all in cattle class on 4 different airlines.
I tried to avoid Lufthansa as they canceled recently flights I heavily relied on – with no reason! And there’s still a huge risk of announcing just their 9th strike within a year and a bit.… [Read More]
No updates for almost 3 weeks? Well … sometimes I need a bit of vacation as well … and for sure I didn’t board an airplane. Thanks for staying tuned and you’ll see the next update within a few hours 🙂
–Mike… [Read More]
Now finally back from my short trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. Flying out Monday overnight, returning Friday morning after another overnight flight (all Eco). But thanks to Turkish Airlines – including the short stop-over in Istanbul was worth it as the seating comfort in Turkish’s economy class is far better than Lufthansa’s – as is the food and especially the entertainment system, the service … almost everything.… [Read More]
I deeply apologize for not updating the blog for some weeks now. I’m still working for Oracle, still in the same group – but due to some other things going on in preparation for Oracle Database 12c I had either no time or simply nothing to report at the moment. I didn’t want to bore you with Oracle Database 11.2 stuff as the slides don’t get changed right now.… [Read More]
Thanks again to our colleagues of Oracle Japan for the (as always) excellent organization of our journey to Japan in December 2011. And thanks to all the customers and colleagues we’ve met and which did visit the workshops 🙂 We’ll hope to meet you next time again!
And here are some impressions:
Osaka by Night
Silent Cooking in Tokyo
Yes … Otoro and Maguro … delicious!!!… [Read More]
in Australia, Japan, Singapore and many other countries it’s already 2011 – but in Germany and the US it’s still some time until midnight 🙂 To round up the year you’ll find a few off-topic pictures from 2010. You might click on the pictures to get a better resolution.… [Read More]