Grand Canyon South Rim Take Two


The first time I visited the Grand Canyon South Rim was on a big bus tour from Vegas. That meant getting on the bus at 7am, travel for 5+ hours, spend a rushed 45 minutes at the Grand Canyon, and travel another 5+ hours back to Vegas. It was no … [Continue reading]

November 2013 Road Trip and Vegas


Our 9 day itinerary : Day 1: Arrive in Vegas and pick up rental car. Overnight at Aria Las Vegas. Day 2: Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon. Overnight at Maswick Lodge Grand Canyon. Day 3: Monument Valley AZ. Overnight at The View Hotel, Monument … [Continue reading]

The Iconic Hong Kong Tram


One of the best things about Hong Kong is the tram. It is worn but clean, and if you stay away during the rush hours it is quite empty. Whenever I am feeling down, I head for the upper deck of the tram to soak in the scenery and feel the wind in my … [Continue reading]

For Kee – HK’s Best Pork Chop over rice 科記咖啡餐廳


In Hong Kong, every restaurant you go to will have some version of pork chop rice. Ever since I discovered For Kee's pork chop over rice, I never ordered one elsewhere. Why mess with perfection? This is For Kee's basic pork chop over … [Continue reading]

No Signboard Singapore: The Best Cereal Shrimp Ever


I find that the first meal I eat at any new city/country will have a huge impact on how I view it. Therefore, I tend to ensure that the first meal would be the best meal of the trip. After much research, I chose the No Signboard branch at the … [Continue reading]

The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center


The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center is located at People's Square close to the Shanghai Museum. Admission is less than $10 USD. A good way to spend an hour or two. And a good place to get away from the crowds. I was told that it is one of … [Continue reading]

Camping in Nickerson State Park


The first two times I went camping wasn't all that great. I might have been too young or too citified to enjoy it. But I was determined to give it another go and I am so glad I did. This time G and I spent two days and two nights at Nickerson State … [Continue reading]

Yardbird Hong Kong


*This is a guest post written by my husband, G. As much as I enjoyed Yardbird, G liked it even more. Therefore, it is only fitting to have him write this review. We first ate at Yardbird for my 31st birthday dinner. As I bit into the last of seven … [Continue reading]