Tag Archives: public transit

Full After One Bite: My Meal in Puerto Rico

Thanks to a combination of an inaugural JetBlue flight last year and a small amount of United award miles that wasn’t going to be added to anytime soon, in booking a brief trip to Caracas and Quito earlier this year … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, New York City, North America (non-NYC) | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Take Your Imagination Out for a Spin in Jakarta

You’re too funny, Jakarta bus.  That’s probably why, for a long time, I have adopted Frankie Smith’s method of commuting. I have nothing against public transit – in fact, testing out local methods of transportation is a must when I travel … Continue reading

Posted in East & Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Non-Aviation Transit | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bajaj: Jakarta’s Three-Wheeled Cockroaches

If China had wheels, it would likely be a bajaj. But what IS a bajaj?  First of all, it’s pronounced bah-JAI in Indonesia, though it’s bah-jaj in its native India.  The company founder’s surname is Bajaj, so instead of giving … Continue reading

Posted in East & Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Non-Aviation Transit | Tagged , , , , , | 24 Comments