Me and Mr. Li: A Reflection on Chinese New Year

Me and Mr. Li: A Reflection on Chinese New Year

For four years of my early life, I was what they called a “third culture kid.” For those who have yet to live abroad, a “third culture kid,” or “TCK,” is a kid who has the opportunity to grow up in a completely different place than their parents. My mom was born in Long Island, … Continued

Is Air Asia going to HAWAII? YES! Thanks Tony Fernandes

Can you fly to the USA on AirAsia? YES

When I was traveling in South East Asia on two long sojourns (11 months and 18 months), I learned about the fantastic low cost airline, AirAsia. I am happy to report that as of June 28, 2017 AirAsia will be flying to Hawaii. This is such great news. I love everything about AirAsia especially their tagline “Now … Continued

Celebrating One Million American Travelers to Japan

While celebrating it was an honor meeting Executive Chef Akira Hirose of Maison Akira and Patricia Schultz, author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die, at the Japan National Tourism Organization Celebration at the Japan National American Museum in Los Angeles. What were we celebrating? Yoshinobu Ota, Executive Director of JNTO Los Angeles office, said: “To … Continued

Hong Kong: Kowloon Walled City Park

When I first moved to Hong Kong in 1990, there was a part of the city that was off bounds. It was an ungoverned slum called the Kowloon Walled City, with layer after layer of tenement buildings so close to one another that daylight sometimes never reached the minuscule alleyways. In the center of the … Continued

Searching for trams in Hong Kong

One of my favorite things about living in Hong Kong was traveling an hour south from my home to see the trams glide up and down the northern part of Hong Kong Island. So when I returned to Hong Kong two years ago for the first time in fourteen years, I made sure my husband … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel