Monthly Archive: July, 2013

Nature’s ephemeral masterpieces

Exquisite masterpieces are painted in the sky, EVERY day, EVERY minute…. Ephemeral, yet Eternal.

Modern traditions and the best of both worlds

Every time I go shopping in Hong Kong, I cannot help but smile about how walking around a supermarket can take you on an interesting trip around the world.

10 things I hate about traveling

“Most of travel is the best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage” – Regina Nadelson

(Mis)Adventures of Yin & Yang: Scuba Newbie (2)

Let yourself go. Easy to say, not so easy to do.
But if you do, it’s worth it.

(Mis)Adventures of Yin & Yang: Scuba Newbie (1)

Have you ever felt the need to challenge yourself, “just because”?
It is my birthday. We are in a stunningly beautiful resort in Phi Phi, and have just arrived at the activities center to enquire about a scuba diving lesson.

Da Ping Huo: Awesome Sichuan cuisine in Hong Kong

It may not be “100% authentic”. But is is darned good!

A city without a soul?

Glitzy advertising… but read the small print.

Sydney on a shoestring

A list of some of my favorite low-budget ways for exploring and soaking in this gorgeous city.

Refresh in Maldives

Maldives – the lowest country on the planet is pretty close to what you’d imagine paradise to be like.

Counting in Cantonese: A short lesson

Knowing a bit of Cantonese counting might help you with taxi drivers (and of course, with shopping)!

Stranger in a Strange Land?

“What’s your favorite part about visiting a new place — the food? The architecture? The people watching?”

(Mis)Adventures of Yin & Yang: Tandem Kayaking in Bio Bay

So… Hubby and I were in San Juan and decided to try tandem kayaking.