by Toffler



Monthly Archives / December 2006

Happy Holidays

December 21, 2006 | Uncategorized | by TofflerN

Well as of Friday morning, I’m exchanging the humid cold and pollution of Shanghai for the humid warmth and clear blue of the Caribbean. I begin my journey with 25 hours of airplanes and airports including 5–that’s right, count them, 5–airports ending in Fort Lauderdale, Florida late Friday night. It always amazes me how you […]

Mini misc topics

December 20, 2006 | Uncategorized | by TofflerN

Well as many of you know by now, a large part of my job is outside sales, including cold calling. So one day when I was out making sales calls in (one of) the consulate district, we decided to try to call on a couple of consulates we didn’t have appointments with, including the … […]

The Evolving City of Shanghai

December 17, 2006 | Knowledge and Experiences, Uncategorized | by TofflerN

Changes are certainly afoot in Shanghai. The neighborhood I live in, Xujiahui will soon be one of the crosshairs of local transportation in Shanghai. Already subway Line 1 goes through Xujiahui but they are planning to have 1 or 2 more lines also go through the same location. I don’t follow the development closely because […]

Transportation Pastimes

Having ridden the subway and buses over an extended period of time in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, I find that the preferred activities engaged in during time spent traveling vary a lot between countries. I’ve survived the super-packed morning rush hour in Madrid and Hong Kong and the potentially even […]