Beijing-The Sites

Beijing-The Sites

Beijing has such a rich history and many historical sites. My friend did a great job of narrowing down the most important places to visit in our trip. We started with The Lama Temple. The Lama Temple was built in 1694 with such intricate architecture and adornments....
Beijing-The Food

Beijing-The Food

I like to think of myself as an adventurous traveler. I try to keep an open-mind and soak in the local culture and customs. I am not at all picky about my accommodations and have slept in some interesting places. I try to stay flexible with all modes of...
My Impressions of Beijing

My Impressions of Beijing

Three years ago, my bestie, someone I talked to nearly every single day, someone who was there to hear my life frustrations and excitements, the person who was always up for a run or a drink after work and dancing on Friday nights, told me he was going to move to...
I’m Back!

I’m Back!

Hi friends! I am back in the states and safely home with my pups after about a month of on and off travel. I have to say I have had a pretty tough time adjusting back. I am truly missing China and Japan and longingly watching episodes of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts...
Off to Shanghai

Off to Shanghai

When my best friend Jose told me that he was moving to Shanghai to teach English, I was in denial that he would be gone. I could not believe he would be so far away from me and that I would go at least one year without seeing him. Once the reality of the situation set...