- November 2002
Face Of Food
Your cover story The Eat Is On was very informative.
As a frequrent flyer for over 10 years, I have witnessed the
sea change which has come over in-flight services. Airline
food, I can safely say without meaning any insult to anyone,
was once upon a time regarded as trash. In fact
people used to gorge themselves before a flight so that they
would have to avoid eating on air. What a far cry from today
when travellers positively wait for the food served inside
their flight. Competition is a very healthy appetiser.
Sherwin Noronhas article Going Solo On The Himalayas
in Express Business Travellers October issue made one
feel like packing bags and getting on to the trekking trail.
In the fast paced life that we lead, it is imperative to take
a break like Noronha did and get away from everything. We
need to create our own space to keep our sanity intact in
I notice that you have substituted a section called Travel
Tips in the place of Take-Off. Though we will miss the dry
humour regarding the myriad aspects of travel which Take-Off
used to provide, Travel Tips gets my unambiguous vote. It
is useful information which will come in handy whenever I
am travelling. Express Business Traveller must come out with
more such user-friendly tid bits.
Time-Out In Tokyo, featured in the October issue
of Express Business Traveller, was good reading. But I felt
that the writer could have provided a little bit more insight
into the discipline for which the Japanese are famous for.
He could also have alluded to certain stories which we have
heard of Japan, like if the trains come late, the passengers
are refunded. Be that as it may, the article had lots of information
on the city which any business traveller going thereabout
s will find very useful.