It takes your Travel Editor of the Year to get China and the US into the same room.
That’ll. be my office then.
The sight of people mingling on the streets of Shanghai is uplifting and is down to the model we are struggling with in the West.
That’s the vaccine app which will give your Covid history and act as a contact tracing tool.
China though is setting the template for how we interact again and projecting next year to welcome back us Westerners.
Ying and Yangtze
All of which will give the Son and Heir more time to save (no, seriously) for his teaching assignment, and us too for our trip.
As ever Wendy Wu is giving us a little local knowledge for us after we visit him in Chongxing after Shanghai.
Wendy offers tailor-made tours and a little local knowledge… who knew, for example, that it was China’s ade facto capital in WWII.
The Yangtze River Cruise is how to get about and The Three Gorges its highlight.
At last Vegas
And we’re back, and I’ll be back too with IPW, America’s travel fair driving on for its resumption in the Fall.
It’ll be a return to Neon City where I partied with the party people at The Palazzo at The Venetian Resort.
And The Venetian (yes you’ll see gondolas and the Bridge of Sighs) is the hottest ticket in town.
Which is the Atomic Saloon Show which they describe as ‘a riotous and raunchy romp through the wild, Wild West.’
And ‘drop-dead sexy acrobats and ridiculous comedy mayhem from a cavalcade of cowboys, showgirls, nuns (come again), lawmen and layabouts.
Boozy proprietress Boozy Skunkton is your hostess with the mostest at the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian Resort.
The fun begins on May 5 at 7 and 9pm, Wednesday through Sunday.