All posts by Donnie Rust

Travelling and writing, and writing about travelling are three of my favourite things. I used to like camping but have developed a taste for business class, executive travelling and meeting with important people wearing suits. What can I say?

Captain on Deck!

The Lost Executive would like to officially welcome Captain Nathaly Albán as the first ever female captain in the Galapagos. 

Het Arresthuis. They locked me up and I loved it.

This could be one of the most stylish places to stay in Europe. There is very little not to love about Netherlands. It’s beautiful people, it’s well ordered and above all clean streets, it’s wonderfully […]

Regent Accelerates its Global Expansion

Regent Hotels Group, the original Asian luxury hospitality company, have revealed three mixed-use developments that comprise of hotel and branded residences. Regent has been a pioneer in creating iconic mixed-use developments that unite premium residential, retail […]

How business tourism could shape Honduras.

How business travel will shape Honduras for the better now that the president plans to invest $165 million into it.

Venice. The Beautifully improbable city.

Venice is on everyone’s “must visit” list and with good reason, it is achingly beautiful and the stuff of stories and fairy tales. It has inspired some of the greatest writers and continues to inspire […]

AMSTERDAM. The land of grown up bohemians.

I’m sitting in the coffee house Coffee and Coconuts in Amsterdam, it’s a renovated cinema that looks like it’s been taken over by bohemian surfers. But it’s not the dirty drape, cluttered mess of British […]

Budapest. My kind of town.

It’s official. I love Budapest. Yes, the AirBNB we were staying in may very well have been a studio location for some european adult movies (Hungary is the European porn capital), but I’ve seen many […]

ALL ABOUT THE VIEW.

It’s all in the view.  Give me the most luxurious hotel room, a victorian era bathtub and twenty four hour room service and if I open the window and see a disappointing view I might […]

Some tips for travelling to Sunny South Africa

      Businesses and business people in South Africa have an energy that you will not see anywhere else in the world. Without sounding too political, the business men and women in the country […]

My Love letter to Uber and AirBNB

  It’s near impossible to write about AirBNB and Uber without getting a little gushy with grattitude. Single handedly these two world changing businesses, locked within their paralell evolution have reconstructed the business-travel world into […]