9 Responses

  1. Cruisr
    Cruisr at |

    Seth, I so love your stories. This one was one of your best.

  2. ffi
    ffi at |

    Spectacular story.
    And you did not even need TSA Pre or Global Entry.

  3. Andy
    Andy at |

    Are you sure you were in Vilnius at all? Your boarding pass says TLL to Riga—I’m pretty sure that’s in Estonia. 🙂

  4. theblakefish
    theblakefish at |

    Blog post of the year.

  5. Becky
    Becky at |

    Really glad you made it – and thanks for sharing a story that turned out humorous (at least in retrospect).

  6. Ryan E
    Ryan E at |

    Did Mr. Chow show up at some point? 😉

  7. The Global Traveller
    The Global Traveller at |


    My own similar experiences years ago led to my rule of never using the snooze button. No matter how much I crave a few extra minutes rest I force myself to get up when the alarm goes.