Carve Sandwiches NYC


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


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


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


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


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 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


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]