Category Archives: Travel

HK DISNEYLAND: A SPARKLING CHRISTMAS IN PHOTOS

After buying my first-ever Disneyland pass this August, I’ve visited the park a (un)surprisingly number of times–I can think of at least ten.  Birthdays, holidays, and special occasions these past few months all seemed to have been spent at the “Most Magical Place On Earth”, or at least the most magical in Hong Kong. So why […]

A GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS IN HONG KONG

Although it’s not traditionally a Chinese holiday–Hong Kongers love to celebrate Christmas. Forget decking the halls, the whole city becomes transformed with giant Christmas trees, holiday lights and mall displays galore. Many of the most popular tourist places also hold special Christmas events. And while you certainly won’t find a White Christmas here, you won’t find a lack […]

Chicago Winter: Blissful or Brutal?

You may have missed the Christkindlmarket or Christmas shopping on the Magnificent Mile, but visiting Chicago after Christmas still leaves plenty of fun winter activities to do. Despite the fact that I hate winter (I just don’t mix well with snow and cold), visiting downtown Chicago during this time is my absolute favorite and something I do every year–with the […]