I have stayed in my fair share of Holiday Inns back in the States and have always considered them a low-end budget chain. So when I was booking the hotel for our stay on the Phi Phi Islands I was a little suspicious. High-end Holiday Inn island resort? No way. Well thankfully I was wrong! … More Phi Phi Islands: We Be Chillin’ At Da Holiday Inn
I DID IT!! Here my friends is the very last photo of the day. For an entire year I have taken at least one photo every day. 365 days later, I have more than 365 blog posts detailing my life and the amazing experiences that I have embarked upon. This project has documented the craziest … More Day 365: Buon Anno!
My last China post! Wow. I can’t believe that 2 months have already passed! I realize that in no time I will be on a plane (well 4 planes to be exact) to Malaysia! This time I am less nervous about moving across the world (weird) and know I can do it. I am eager … More Day 338: The Joys of International Traveling
Monday, December 3rd On my last day in China, I woke up sore beyond belief. Ouch. Since Peter had to work all day, I spent the morning packing all our belongings. We would both be moving out of our tiny shoebox apartment so everything had to go. Good thing the apartment was so small that … More Day 337: Accidental Shopping Success at Pearl City
Omg! I just bought my ticket to Malaysia!!! I leave on March 5th and arrive in Penang on March 7th after stops in New York, Frankfurt, and Singapore. YIKES. But I get frequent flier miles and hopefully some upgrades on the flight. I am officially insane… but happy! I’M GOING TO MALAYSIA! Whew. Now, let’s … More Day 336: My Experience with Traditional Chinese Massage a.k.a. Full Body Smack-down
Saturday, December 1st Sadly, my last weekend in Shanghai had arrived. Although we had already succeeded in purchasing fake goods at Pearl City last weekend, I realized we needed to buy a few more things. I was also desperate to visit the Bund and my favorite restaurant one last time. So we made a day … More Day 335: Back on the Bund
Tuesday, November 27th Another hazy day in Shanghai. As much as I enjoy living in a big city, I hate the environment. The air is always polluted and the sun is perpetually shrouded in a blanket of filmy haze. There is always a layer of smog that separates me from some good Vitamin D and … More Day 331 and 332: Navigating the Streets of Shanghai and My Last Netball Practice