Category Archives: United States

China 2020 – Staycation Pt 5 – Shanghai

It’s hard to believe how quickly three weeks passed by. It seems like we were just talking about Beijing and here we are finishing up in Shanghai. To get to Shanghai, we would have once again navigated an airport and … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Staycation Pt 4 – Chengdu

Our trip from Xi’an to Chengdu would have been on a Chinese Domestic airline. From everything we’ve heard, it may have been an adventure in and of itself. Getting people to line up and sit in the right seat is … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Staycation Pt 3 – Xian

The next part of the journey would have been the area around the city of Xian. To get there, we were to take one of the new, sleek, fast bullet trains. They travel between Beijing and Xian at a speed … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Staycation Pt 2 – More Beijing

Over the past few days we would have been exploring all around Beijing. The number of historical sites and UNESCO sites, as well as more modern sites throughout the city, is staggering. Around every turn is a new adventure, especially … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Staycation Pt 1 – Beijing

The Mid-Autumn Festival has passed, as has the National Holiday Week, so you would think everyone would be happy after eating all those Mooncakes and dancing in the streets, but it isn’t the case. My understanding is that there are … Continue reading

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China 2020 – Staycation

Yes, we’re a little bit odd at times, but odd can be fun. We decided that since we can’t go to China, we would bring a little bit of China to Williamsville. A little taste of the cuisine, a few … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Heading Home – Milan to Zurich to NYC to Buffalo

“Home Sweet Home” “The Thrill of Coming Home has Never Changed” “Traveling is so much better when you know you have a wonderful home to go back to” Who writes that nonsense? Yes, we are back home safe and sound. … Continue reading

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Quick trip to the Big Apple

Just a little three day jaunt to NYC for a little fun.  We’re going to take in two Yankees games – Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon – against the Baltimore Orioles.  In addition, Sue and our friend Donna are going … Continue reading

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From Amsterdam to Buffalo

“They say all good things must come to an end.  Whoever ‘they’ are should mind their own business.” – Tom Herkey Woke up early to get ready and finish packing.  Our ride to the airport is arriving at 7:00 am, … Continue reading

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Return Visit To Boston

This was originally going to be the time we spent exploring the natural beauty of Iceland, instead, we returned to the flatter ground of Boston and the majesty of Fenway Park. I know, that’s not exactly apples to apples, but … Continue reading

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Baseball In Boston

Went with friends to Boston for a long weekend; capping it off with a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. After a quick flight from Buffalo to Boston on Jet Blue, we grabbed a cab to the Back Bay area. … Continue reading

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