Tag Archives: vacation

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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From St. Petersburg with Love

Maybe inspired by the flurry of emails from a month ago, but also aided by the fact that friends have just moved there, I spent the October holiday break in Russia – namely Moscow and St. Petersburg. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Wing Hing on Ship Street

A couple of years ago, my friend CP went to Hong Kong with some friends to see the band The Flaming Lips play. As part of his weekend, he went with some friends to some Chinese restaurant in Wanchai and … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year means Japan

For the second year in a row I went to Japan to go snowboarding with my friend Evan. This time we went to Happo-one instead of Nozawa, but I had been to Happo many times before. First off, Tokyo. Returned … Continue reading

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What I did on my October holiday

During the preceding week, many of my China based friends went on holidays – Thailand, the US, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Vietnam were popular destinations to spend the week off of work (as mandated by the Chinese government for … Continue reading

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Randomness from Bangkok

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Travels in Bangkok: Don Wai Market

Going to Bangkok in the middle of the election was not amongst the wiser decisions I have ever made, seeing as how the last few years have seen tensions resulting in occasional violence and airport takeovers and military coups during … Continue reading

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Siem Reap

A couple of weeks ago, I was in the back of a tuk-tuk driving from Bateary Srei temple to Beng Mealea temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia down a dusty dirt road (technically a remarque-moto, but only Lonely Planet writers and … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos, Newport Beach

Yes, it is March, but I’m cleaning up some of my vacation posts from Christmas. When I was down in Newport Beach visiting my friend Bryan – he said he had found the best fish tacos in Southern California. Well, … Continue reading

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juan’s for mexican

in yet another post in a never ending effort for me to write a non-food blog, i bring another food post. one of the joys of going back to california is the huge variety of food from all over the … Continue reading

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