Tips for Surviving the Rain in Hong Kong (Monsoon Rain Boots!)

Where I come from, it rains on average about 9 – 15 inches per YEAR so LITERALLY anywhere but home, of course, is a place where it rains a lot!  So after living and surviving monsoon…

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Best Hong Kong Christmas Street Fair and Market! Santa, Ice Skating, Mulled Wine in Quarry Bay

Santa is HERE and Hong Kong is alive with the sound of Christmas carols, and the White Christmas Street Fair in Quarry Bay is just the ticket to put you in a festive holiday spirit.…

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Best Hong Kong Christmas Street Fair and Market! Santa, Ice Skating, Mulled Wine in Quarry Bay

Santa is HERE and Hong Kong is alive with the sound of Christmas carols, and the White Christmas Street Fair in Quarry Bay is just the ticket to put you in a festive holiday spirit.…

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Beijing Hilton Offers the Sweet, Sweet, SUITE …

When you’re living out of a suitcase for more than just a few days, there’s nothing better than feeling settled and having a few comforts of home! I was pretty fortunate to have snuggled into…

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Beijing Hilton Offers the Sweet, Sweet, SUITE …

When you’re living out of a suitcase for more than just a few days, there’s nothing better than feeling settled and having a few comforts of home! I was pretty fortunate to have snuggled into…

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Foodies & Gamblers! Go Premium Class Hong Kong to Mmmm Mmm MACAU for Drinks ‘n WiFi on TurboJet Ferry

Mmmm mmm MACAU! Whether you are a visitor to Hong Kong simply looking to try your hand at lady luck in one of the dazzling Macau casinos or a local looking for someplace special to…

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Foodies & Gamblers! Go Premium Class Hong Kong to Mmmm Mmm MACAU for Drinks ‘n WiFi on TurboJet Ferry

Mmmm mmm MACAU! Whether you are a visitor to Hong Kong simply looking to try your hand at lady luck in one of the dazzling Macau casinos or a local looking for someplace special to…

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Noodle Bar in Beijing Serves Up a Whole Lotta Noodle-licious Love

Visiting Beijing and fancy a truly local noodle bar experience that will leave your belly in a state of utter bliss?  Well, look no further!  Tucked away in 1949 The Hidden City is a tiny…

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Noodle Bar in Beijing Serves Up a Whole Lotta Noodle-licious Love

Visiting Beijing and fancy a truly local noodle bar experience that will leave your belly in a state of utter bliss?  Well, look no further!  Tucked away in 1949 The Hidden City is a tiny…

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Take the Historic Star Ferry from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon

When it comes to zipping across Victoria Harbour, my guess is that there is no faster or economical option than to take the Star Ferry! Along with being a smart choice, there’s really nothing better…

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Rooftop Sunday Roast, a Different Brunch @ Sugar in EAST Hong Kong Hotel

There’s nothing like a chilled out, unpretentious lunch in a swank venue with a SEXY view of Hong Kong to help round out a weekend, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Sugar in the…

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Rooftop Sunday Roast, a Different Brunch @ Sugar in EAST Hong Kong Hotel

There’s nothing like a chilled out, unpretentious lunch in a swank venue with a SEXY view of Hong Kong to help round out a weekend, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Sugar in the…

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Gallery: TRB’s Divine & Jazzy Sunday Brunch is the Best in Beijing

Temple Restaurant Beijing (TRB) serves up a truly divine Sunday Brunch that has me looking forward to my next visit already!  Soft jazz, impeccable service, decadent cuisine and an ambiance and view that surely mesmerise…

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Spring in Beijing – Best Bloomin’ Season of the Year

Heaters are off, coats are back in storage, the sky is blue and everyone seems to have a skip in their step…because everywhere there are signs of life!  It’s spring and Beijing feels fresh and…

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Visit the Great Wall of China at …

What a dream of a day!  It started much earlier than I wanted it to but that turned out to be a blessing.  Located a mere 70 kilometres from the hustle and bustle of Beijing…

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Visit the Great Wall of China at …

What a dream of a day!  It started much earlier than I wanted it to but that turned out to be a blessing.  Located a mere 70 kilometres from the hustle and bustle of Beijing…

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HOLY SHIT-ake Mushrooms, Apples & Tomatoes: China’s Astounding Fresh Produce Reality Check

As far as places I’ve lived, it has always been my opinion that Spain held the #1 spot for the best quality fruits and vegetables.  When spring turned to summer and the markets were busting…

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HOLY SHIT-ake Mushrooms, Apples & Tomatoes: China’s Astounding Fresh Produce Reality Check

As far as places I’ve lived, it has always been my opinion that Spain held the #1 spot for the best quality fruits and vegetables.  When spring turned to summer and the markets were busting…

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Go Healthy at the Beijing Organic Farmer’…

Normally I wouldn’t set out early on a Sunday morning for anything but Champagne and Sunday brunch but when the founder of Le Fromager de Pekin – LIU Yang – invited me to come sample…

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Go Healthy at the Beijing Organic Farmer’…

Normally I wouldn’t set out early on a Sunday morning for anything but Champagne and Sunday brunch but when the founder of Le Fromager de Pekin – LIU Yang – invited me to come sample…

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Sampling Le Fromager de Pekin Cheese @ Organic Farmer’s Market in Beijing

Ever since I can remember, cheese has been a guilty pleasure that I have proudly enjoyed.  I really think that if I were stranded on a deserted island that magically produced an unlimited supply of…

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Obaltan Korean Barbecue – Best Beijing Restaurants in …

Whether you live in town or are staying at one of the fabulous hotels in the Chaoyang District where the majority of the Embassies are housed…don’t miss dining at the wonderful Obaltan Korean BBQ restaurant! …

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Obaltan Korean Barbecue – Best Beijing Restaurants in …

Whether you live in town or are staying at one of the fabulous hotels in the Chaoyang District where the majority of the Embassies are housed…don’t miss dining at the wonderful Obaltan Korean BBQ restaurant! …

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India vs China! The Utter JOY of Buying a China Unicom Mobile SIM Card in Beijing

I suppose it was bound to happen that I would compare my new life in China to my old life in India so let the games begin!  And what fun games they will be too,…

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India vs China! The Utter JOY of Buying a China Unicom Mobile SIM Card in Beijing

I suppose it was bound to happen that I would compare my new life in China to my old life in India so let the games begin!  And what fun games they will be too,…

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