Happiest birthday to me!

The Call of the Wild, Or Why I Can’t Stop Traveling

It would appear that I have done it again. Despite telling myself that I had returned to New York ready to stay put for the … Continue Reading →


The crowds gather for the annual Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

The Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

Inconspicuously tucked between Hong Kong’s busier districts of Causeway Bay and Tin Hau, lies the small district and one of my favorite places to hang … Continue Reading →


Making my dream come true by volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park

Achievements in 2012

Wow. Another year has flown by and now 2013 is just around the corner. I know I say this every year, but seriously, where did … Continue Reading →


Wait, I think I see some horses racing by!

Happy Valley Horse Races…Finally!

Yes, finally, I have gone to the Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong to experience the horse races. After a year of living and working … Continue Reading →


It's always a stunning view on the Star Ferry.

Neighborhood Watch: Wan Chai

My Chinese relatives were excited in early 2011 when I told them that I had decided to move to Hong Kong. They hoped this was … Continue Reading →


The Worst Thing About Travel? Saying Goodbye

Well, it’s finally here. After making my announcement that I was leaving Hong Kong months ago, I have just a few days (DAYS!) left in … Continue Reading →


Night Squid Fishing

Spring is here in Hong Kong, and it’s the season for night squid fishing! Prompted by a recent Groupon Hong Kong deal with Launch Travel … Continue Reading →