Tag Archives: Swimaround

The North Huvadhoo Atoll (Maldives) Swimaround

The Girl and I have been taking a long awaited vacation to a place far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life (and our respective jobs).  For that, we burned a bunch of points and flew to the … Read More Here


A Bahrain Run & Swim Brickaround

The last 48 hours I’ve been in Bahrain, a tiny little island country in the Middle East that floats to the east of Saudi Arabia.  So close in fact that when I’m on work trips to Saudi, I often just … Read More Here


A lunchtime Greek getaway openwater swimaround

The last few days, and for the next number of days, I’m attending a slew of meetings in Greece.  My schedule is pretty packed from morning till night, but today I had a brief break around lunchtime for precisely one … Read More Here


Swimming in the Beijing Olympic Water Cube

After hearing that Beijing was on my work trip itinerary I immediately did a bunch of research to figure out if you could actually swim in the famous Water Cube from the 2008 Beijing Olympics (officially called the National Aquatics … Read More Here


A San Francisco Swimming Flight Connection Layover

When I booked this particular flight combination a few weeks ago, I wasn’t exactly sure what to do with the 5 hour layover.  Additionally, I had mentally thought the flight left at noon, rather than 10AM – meaning that I … Read More Here


The Saint-Malo Fort Swimaround

Yes, I swam around a castle. Perhaps technically a fort I suppose, Le Fort La Reine.  But in either case, no, it wasn’t in a moat (or a boat). When we arrived in Saint-Malo I figured I’d be able to … Read More Here

A Sydney Swim, Bike and Runaround

I started working my way back home from New Zealand yesterday morning.  Due to the way my airline ticket was, I ended up having a roughly 30 hour layover in Sydney.  So I was determined to take advantage of it.  … Read More Here