Italy, September 2021

Angela recently returned from a long delayed trip to Italy with her mother, Theresa. The travel described herein was originally booked to occur in 2020, which obviously didn’t happen, and just like our post about our Kenyan safari, I’ll only be discussing the final bookings. Bookings Given that the flight itineraries were booked separately for… Continue reading Italy, September 2021

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New York City, October 2021

Angela and I recently visited New York City for the first time since February of 2020. This was a fairly spontaneous trip that we took because I desperately needed a break from work and we missed the city that we’ve grown to love so much. Bookings Because this trip was booked on such short notice… Continue reading New York City, October 2021

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Nashville, August 2021

I recently returned from a trip to Nashville where my father and I met to see the Chicago Bears play the Tennessee Titans in the third preseason game of the 2021 NFL season. With only a couple of nights together, we packed in the fun and had a great time. I am going to post… Continue reading Nashville, August 2021

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Dubai and Kenya, July 2021

Angela and I, along with our friends Justin and Melody, recently returned from our first international trip since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This trip was originally planned in October 2019 for July 2020 and, obviously, was rescheduled and rebooked several times between then and now. In describing this trip, I’m going to delineate… Continue reading Dubai and Kenya, July 2021

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Big Sur, June 2021

Angela and I recently took our first vacation since last February when we visited Singapore (during the time when no one knew just how serious the pandemic would become). We drove from Las Vegas to California, visited some friends, and then spent the night close to the ocean in Santa Barbara and at an all-inclusive… Continue reading Big Sur, June 2021

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Seeing the sights in Singapore

After being at home for the longest period in quite some time, Angela and I set off for an exciting adventure that included stops in New York City, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. This trip was planned well in advance, but we had to make drastic changes in the middle of January due to the… Continue reading Seeing the sights in Singapore

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Making memories in Thailand and the United Arab Emirates

Angela and I recently returned from a circumnavigation of the globe that included extended stops in Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. This trip, like most of our extended travel, was booked with airline miles and transferrable credit card points. In this post, I’ll explain how we booked our travel and lodging, talk a bit… Continue reading Making memories in Thailand and the United Arab Emirates

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A memorable African experience
Our safari in Southern Africa

Angela and I recently finished a trip to Southern Africa that encompassed three countries, with a long layover in Qatar on the way home. This was our first journey to Sub-Saharan Africa, if you exclude Mauritius. We didn’t really know what to expect as, unlike most of our trips, our itinerary was all-inclusive for much… Continue reading A memorable African experience
Our safari in Southern Africa

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