Hong Kong | Arousing the Senses at the Wanchai Wet Markets

Yes, there are grocery stores here. (And really nice ones too.) But, if you want a really authentic experience, you shop the wet markets. Every district has one or more, and some can sprawl on for blocks. I stumbled across the Wanchai wet market on my way to the grocery store one day, and had […]

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Hong Kong | Victoria Peak: Climbing our Way to the Top

The Peak is probably one of HK’s biggest ‘attractions.’ This is the spot where you get the incredible views of the city – both the Hong Kong Island and Kowloon sides. We’d been to the top three times – all via cab or the tram – and while the view certainly was stunning, you’re so […]

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Familiar Faces: Pat & Nicole

There’s nothing better than seeing familiar faces when you’re a world away from everything you know. So we were really, really excited to have our friends Pat and Nicole come stay with us a few weeks after we got here. Not only did their visit give us the extra push we needed to make our […]

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Hong Kong | American Clubbing in Tai Tam

Didn’t take us long to head to the American Club. During our visit in July and our first week here, it rained… it was gray…. I was scared. I hate bad weather! The first sunny day we got, we hopped on a bus for Tai Tam and Stanley Market. These towns are only 20-30 minutes […]

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