Introduction: Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1939. Moved to the Chicago area to study and work in 1957. U.S. Army from 1963 to 1966 in New Jersey. Married Rose Kimura and relocated to California in 1970.
Personal: The only "Ron Krumpos" on the Internet; birth name Roland D. Krumpos and in my ebook R.D. Krumpos. 25 trips to Asia, 21 to Europe, four to the Middle East, and extensive travel in North America. Visited 40 countries, returning to 24 of them* three or more times. We usually flew in first class and stayed at the best hotels in each city at no cost to us. Now we have to pay.
Occupation: Very active retirement, after a career in sales management for international airlines and luxury hotels. Rose was a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines for nine years and had 30 years in sales with Neiman Marcus. She attended LACC and College of Marin, graduating with a degree in retail management.
Northwest Airlines - Sales Representative
Travcoa Luxury Tours - Sales Manager / Tour Manager
Thai Airways International - Sales Development Manager
Mandarin Oriental Hotels - Director of Sales-North America
Stanford Court Hotel (San Francisco) - Director of Sales & Marketing
Beverly Wilshire Hotel (Beverly Hills) - Director of Marketing
S&M Research -Managing Director
Northwestern University - Philosophy
Lucknow University - Philosophy
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Philosophy
Lucknow, UP (India)
Fort Dix, NJ
San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Our three part travel journal - geographical and chronological
My ebook on comparative mysticism
It has had more than 70,000 downloads from 41 countries.
Asia: Japan*, Korea, Taiwan*, Hong Kong*, Philippines*, Brunei, Cambodia, Thailand*, Malaysia, Singapore*, Indonesia*, Sri Lanka, Nepal*, India*, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Israel*, and Lebanon*.
Europe: England*, Denmark*, Sweden*, Netherlands, Belgium, France*, Germany*, Switzerland*, Austria, Portugal, Spain, Italy*, Greece*, Cyprus*, and Turkey*. Africa: Egypt*.
North America: Canada*, USA (39 states), Mexico*, Guatemala, Jamaica, and the Bahamas.
Note: Our profile photo was taken in 2010 on our 40th anniversary.
The three restaurant photos were taken in 2016 and 2017.