Category Archives: Travel

A Very Merry Hong Kong (Instagram) Christmas

It’s Christmas here in Hong Kong, Merry Christmas to all my family, friends and of course, readers! Although most Hong Kongers don’t actually celebrate, they still can’t seem to get enough of holiday decorations. In my guide to celebrating Christmas in Hong Kong, I listed all the most popular places to find elaborate displays. So today, in […]

Kobe Luminarie (神戸ルミナリエ), Commemoration Through Beauty

As everyone begins putting up their Christmas lights to celebrate the season, the city of Kobe, Japan puts up magnificent displays of lights as well– only these lights aren’t for Christmas cheer. Each year in December, the Kobe Luminarie is held for 12 days. This light festival commemorates the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. The […]