Elephant Mountain

Elephant Mountain

Elephant Mountain, also known as the Nangang District Hiking Trail, offers stunning views of Taipei: And a bird’s eye view of Taipei 101. Side note: Taipei 101 was officially classified as the world’s tallest building in 2004. The Burj Khalifa … Continue reading

Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

The Peak, Victoria Peak, Peak Circle Trail, Hong Kong

Victoria Peak is a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong offering a bird’s eye view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. The Peak, as it is known locally, is the highest mountain on the island with an … Continue reading

Duck and Dim Sum in Hong Kong

HongKongFood

John and I went to Hong Kong for a couple of days in November 2014. As soon as we booked the trip I started researching restaurants for Duck and Dim Sum. Chuk Yuen Seafood Restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui was … Continue reading

Tian Tan Buddha

Big Buddha

John and I went to Hong Kong in November 2014. While there, we visited the Po Lin Monastery where the 112 feet tall Tian Tan Buddha sits overlooking the area. Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, was … Continue reading

Vigeland Sculpture Park

Vigeland Sculpture Park

John and I went to Oslo, the capital of Norway, for a couple of days at the end of August 2014. The highlight of our trip was Vigeland Sculpture Park in Frogner Park. This unique sculpture park showcases Gustav Vigeland’s … Continue reading

Saigon Street Eats

Saigon Street Eats

In July 2014, John and I went to Saigon for a few days. One of the highlights of our time there was the Seafood Trail Night Tour with Saigon Street Eats. The tour started at our hotel where we were … Continue reading

XO Tours Vietnam

XOTours

In July 2014, John and I went to Saigon for a few days. One of the highlights of our time there was The Sights Tour with XO Tours Vietnam. The Sights Tour includes a fun motorbike ride to the most … Continue reading

The Panorama Route

PanoramaRoute

In June 2014, John and I went to South Africa to explore Kruger National Park and the Panorama Route. We drove through Kruger National Park from sunup to sundown one day: You can read all about that adventure HERE. The … Continue reading

Things to Do in Ubud, Bali

BaliTemples

In March 2014, John, Kelly, and I went to Bali after spending a week in New Zealand. One day we hired a taxi to take us to a few of Ubud’s temples and sights. Many of the temples require your … Continue reading

Where to Sleep and Eat in Ubud, Bali

VillaRomantica

In March 2014, John, Kelly, and I went to Bali after spending a week in New Zealand. We stayed at Villa Romantica, located a short 5 minute taxi ride to the center of Ubud. Villa Romantica is a modern Balinese … Continue reading