Carve Sandwiches NYC

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Pretty much everyone in my family dislikes turkey. Le sigh. In order to get my turkey fix, I head towards Carve Sandwiches in Times Square and order their signature Thanksgiving on a Roll sandwich. Filled with juicy rotisserie turkey, apple stuffing, … [Continue reading]

Mak’s Noodle Hong Kong 麥奀雲吞麵世家

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Since Mak's Noodles and Tsim Chai Kee are directly across the street from each other in the Central District of Hong Kong, there is a lot of debate on which one to visit. My answer would be both if you are really curious, but without a doubt Mak's … [Continue reading]

Loaf On Sai Kung 六福菜館

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When my parents requested a high quality seafood lunch during one their visits to Hong Kong, I brought them to Loaf On in Sai Kung. Loaf On is the first restaurant in Sai Kung to receive a Michelin star, and rightly so. Loaf On is famous for … [Continue reading]

On Being Thankful

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Learning to be thankful is something I have acquired through the blogging community. Some of my favorite blogs are written by those in the 55+ age group as they are full of wisdom and advice. One thing that many of those bloggers talk about is being … [Continue reading]

Lei Garden Hong Kong 利苑

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Lei Garden is an upscale Cantonese restaurant chain with many locations in Asia. G and I ate at there quite often when we lived in Hong Kong because we loved Lei Garden's steamed egg whites with fresh shrimp and fresh crab. There is nothing quite … [Continue reading]

UBER NYC Review

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UBER is an app that lets you order a cab directly from your iPhone/Android device. Step One: Create an Account and input your credit card or PayPal information. Step Two: Set a pickup and destination location. You can either use your phone's … [Continue reading]

Grand Canyon South Rim Take Two

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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

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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

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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

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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]