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Taiwan Night Market

Taipei Taiwan Vaccine Run

Since we can't get all the vaccines we need in Shanghai, we occasionally have to try and fit in a visit to a pediatrician on our travels out of the country or make a dedicated trip as was the...
No better way to top off a trip to Shanghai than a daytrip to Hangzhou and all the lovely landscapes and architecture that surrounds's it's West Lake. Travel to Hangzhou For Grammy's last weekend in China, we decided to get out...
Looking for a Zika-free get-away at 24 weeks pregnant that was not too far from Shanghai, Seoul was the perfect destination. It offered history, culture, K-Beauty shopping, amazing cuisine, and time to catch up with old friends during the...
This must be a joke right?  That's what I said when I was asked to join a group going for a race in Pyongyang, North Korea. Ultimately it turned out to be one of the most fascinating experiences imaginable....

Surprising Sanya, China

Okay so when I first heard that Sanya was considered China's Hawaii I wasn't sure if this was a joke or what. While Sanya is no Hawaii, if the meaning is that this is where you will find the...
Shanghai Bund Sunrise

Superb Shanghai

Although Shanghai is a massive city that can be intimidating at first, once we started exploring we found that this is one of the best things about living here as there is always something new to see or a...
China Beijing Forbidden City Blue Sky

36 Hours in Beijing

Having lived in Beijing for nearly 5 years, I knew it would be hard to plan the perfect itinerary for a 36 hour tour for my Mother in Law and especially so considering that we would have our 6...
Shanghai is an amazing and dynamic city, so it’s no surprise that the World’s BIGGEST Starbucks recently opened here. In December, 2017 – to much fanfare - Starbucks opened its first Reserve Roastery outside of the US, and now...
We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate our little Charlie's first birthday than with an all-day excursion to the Shanghai Disneyland to make his special day as magical as it could be! Not only did he have...

58 Hours in Hong Kong

With Sam's aunt in town we thought, what better way to spend a three day weekend than taking a quick trip down to Hong Kong to do a little sightseeing and get another couple vaccinations for Charlie. We took...