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Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2015: Part 2 – What We Did in Omaha

Daraius:   One of my favorite treats is attending the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting (affectionately called “ Woodstock for Capitalists”) in Omaha, Nebraska.  I went to my 1st meeting in 2007 with my good friend Mike, and I was hooked!

This year I attended the meeting with my friends Stefan, who writes Rapid Travel Chai, and Mike.

Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting 2015

Of Course We Checked Out the Restaurants! Find Out Where to Eat in Omaha!

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Berkshire Hathaway Meeting: Part 1 – Why I Go to Omaha

Daraius:  Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger are 2 of my heroes!  So I was really looking forward to attending this year’s Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting!

“If you’re in the luckiest 1% of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99%.” – Warren E. Buffett

“If all you succeed in doing in life is getting rich by buying little pieces of paper, it is a failed life.  Life is more than being shrewd in wealth accumulation.” – Charles T. Munger

Most folks know Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger for their unsurpassed track record of growing their investments ~20% annually for FIFTY consecutive years!  Or in other words, Berkshire shares have gained ~2,850,000% since Buffett took over.

But I’ve always been more inspired by their compassionate kindness, strict ethical compass, unusual generosity, piercing intelligence, and sheer wisdom.

And for showing the world that it is, unequivocally, possible to be successful in business AND to achieve that success in an honorable way.  A way of honesty, integrity, and generosity.

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting 2015

Me and 2 of My Idols

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 5 – Eating in Hong Kong

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the MaldivesIndia, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Eating In Hong Kong

We Tried a Couple of Local Restaurants During Our Short Stop in Hong Kong

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 4 – Activities in Hong Kong

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the MaldivesIndia, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Hong Kong Activities

We Went Shopping in Hong Kong to Search for a Remote Control Helicopter for My Step-Dad, Mark

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 2 – InterContinental Hong Kong – Hotel Overview

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the MaldivesIndia, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Intercontinental Hong Kong

If You’re Looking for a Place to Stay, the InterContinental Hong Kong Is a Terrific Option!

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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