A Day Out On A Road Trip to Canada

Road Trip 2017

(As usual with these travel posts, this entry is long and heavy on photos. I hope you enjoy the read and the photos I took!) Every summer since we moved to Hong Kong, we make a trip back to North America, spending time in both California and Canada. We used to fly between San Francisco and Vancouver, but my husband suggested a road trip one summer and the idea stuck. […]

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A Day Out In Myra Canyon, Kelowna

Myra Canyon

Every year, when my family and I travel to Canada, we spend a few days in Kelowna visiting my husband’s mom. On this recent trip, smoke from nearby forest fires was blowing into Kelowna, making air quality quite bad. But we lucked out on our last full day and the skies cleared and we were able to get out and do some hiking! Looking online for “things to do in […]

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Dim Sum Sampler – Part 2

Dim Sum Sampler 2

Did you enjoy my Dim Sum Sampler – Part 1? Well, here’s Dim Sum Sampler – Part 2! Part 1 covered a small selection of dishes you can order at “yum cha”, and Part 2 covers some more. As I had mentioned in Part 1, my friend, Jackie, after having lived in Hong Kong for 5 years, still didn’t know what her favorite dim sum dishes were called. She could […]

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Dim Sum Sampler – Part 1

Dim Sum Sampler

While out for lunch one day with friends, one of them suggested I write a post about dim sum. My friend, Jackie is an American living here in Hong Kong, and although she has been living here for almost five years, she’s still not all that familiar with what all the dim sum dishes are. She thought having a “Dim Sum Guide”, of sorts, would help others who are not […]

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A Day Out At The Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar

During our Easter trip to Spain and Portugal, we also visited Gibraltar. Did you know that Gibraltar shares its border with Spain? I did not know that geographical fact prior to this trip! I thought visiting two countries in one trip was already a big deal, so adding on a trip to Gibraltar was a nice bonus! And what do you go see when you go to Gibraltar? The Rock! […]

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