Category Archives: Observations

Visiting Venice: ATVO Bus Company – What a Great Experience!

ATVO Bus Company saves the day! I had a very positive experience with the ATVO bus company in Italy / Treviso.  Last week, I arrived on a Ryanair flight from Sofia (Bulgaria) at Treviso.  Our objective was to get to … Continue reading

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Venice – Sneak Preview

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Venice Through My Viewfinder  

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American Airlines International Business Class – Disappointment

American Airlines International Business Class Do you have any experience with American Airlines International Business Class? I have been a loyal AA and OneWorld frequent flyer since 1998!  You can imagine the miles I have accumulated over that time.  Let … Continue reading

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Beijing Airport – United Star Alliance

Beijing Airport I have always relied on my frequent flyer knowledge and status to be able to get quickly and efficiently through most airports around the world.  That usually works!  However, it absolutely does not at the Beijing airport… Earlier … Continue reading

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Air Travel – Not Great These Days

Air Travel  I believe over the last few years all of us, no matter whether frequent or leisure flyers have experienced progressive troubles with Air Travel.  Gone are the days (I think I never saw or experienced them) when traveling … Continue reading

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Voss Water – Crazy Expensive

Voss Water I thought I had seen it all – not really – but an interesting saying nevertheless… Voss water shocked me.  A couple of weeks ago my family and I traveled to the Bay area.  We stayed in a … Continue reading

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Nanjing – From Bird’s Eye View

Nanjing Bird’s Eye View Greetings!   I have always been amazed at the different views one gets when staying at high floors of either hotels of appartments we all live in.   This time around – let’s have a view of the … Continue reading

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Strange Advice from Conde Nast Traveler

Conde Nast Traveler: Strange and Inaccurate Advice I have over 3M miles flown on multiple global airlines across N.America, Asia and Europe.  When I saw the article below in the on-line magazine, my first reaction was, “I need to write … Continue reading

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Travel to Shenzhen – Fastest Way from N.America

Just recently I had to organize a fast trip from the US to Shenzhen (and later on to additional destinations in China – you already saw my trip report and mostly photos from the weekend in Suzhou.  So now on … Continue reading

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Suzhou Weekend Night Out

Suzhou Weekend Suzhou Weekend is something you need to do once every so often….Suzhou is a nice city – not large enough (by Chinese standards) to be overcrowded and not polluted as many of the big cities in China tend … Continue reading

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