Go to STL tomorrow

Reading Time: < 1 minute This time I am not travelling alone 🙂 I spent past 3 months here in Shanghai, plus a few months I spent early this year, this year marks the longest time I stayed in China since 1997. I enjoyed my time (for the most part) here. At the same time I learned a lot things:… Continue reading Go to STL tomorrow

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Got visa, air ticket

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our visa applications finally came through, and I booked air ticket for my wife’s trip (PVG to STL, same itinerary as mine). I already got the round trip ticket for myself, so the question is find a same ticket for her. I checked out flychina.com, aa.com and China-sss 春秋航空旅游网 (travel agency) and they all gave… Continue reading Got visa, air ticket

Air Ticket Is Expensive

Reading Time: < 1 minute I bought air ticket for my late July trip back to Shanghai. It cost me $1260, American Airlines, STL to PVG (via ORD). Compared to $1090 I paid for my March trip (UA), it’s a little more expensive. The main reason is of course the soaring oil price lately.

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St. Louis Jazz Festival 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Went to St. Louis Jazz and Heritage Festival 2007 at Shaw Park at Clayton yesterday. The weather did not cooporate, but the music was good. Note St. Louis has a very strong heritage in Jazz and Blues.