Tag Archives: Travel

Taipei Living

Sometimes in my life, circumstances collide and allow me to do something really fun things, even if they are for work. Over the last two weeks, due to the opening of a new Nike store in Taipei and the Nike … Continue reading

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Christmas in Hong Kong

Catching up on old happenings, I wasn’t planning to do anything for Christmas, just take a couple of days off and hang around in Shanghai. But my cubicle neighbor was complaining about the price of his tickets to Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Sichuan Day 3: YELLOW DRAGON

Located 125km away from Jiuzhaigou itself, Huanglong or Yellow Dragon is a smaller, but no less scenic national park located towards the Songpan Plateau. Because of the unique rock formations made through calcification, the Huanglong Valley has developed some amazing … Continue reading

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Jiuzhaigou Part Two

For my second day in the park, I took the bus up to the middle – and instead of exploring the entire park like I did on the first day, I was determined to go back and cover the few … Continue reading

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Chinese Summer

It’s 38 degrees outside. Thermometers are melting all over. That’s the perfect time to get out and play! Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last month: Tracy and I out running with the Shanghai Darkrunners

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Destination: Maldives

With the May 1 holiday last week in China, I took the opportunity to head to the Maldives with my friend S. For those that don’t know, the Maldives is a series of atolls southwest of India/Sri Lanka on the … Continue reading

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Northern Capital

I spent last week in Beijing for work. I seem to always have the same conversation about Beijing and Shanghai and the contrasts between the two cities. This was amplified as we had visitors from the US who had never … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Portland and Seattle

For my last week in the US, I spent a portion of it road-tripping up to the Pacific Northwest coast of the US – mainly the cities of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. I’ve always had a fondness for the … Continue reading

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H-Town! Third Coast!

It always surprises people I meet when I tell them how much I enjoyed living in Houston, TX. To be fair, despite the recent New York Times endorsement (naming it one of 46 places to go in 2013) Houston is … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Part II

Arrrgh. My time in the US is coming to an end soon and I am 3 cities behind. Los Angeles Part II: After another run on the beach (man, Santa Monica is a NICE place to live) I had lunch … Continue reading

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