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South Korea 2016 Day 6: Samgyetang and last day

Day 6 Korea.  Sept 19, 2016. It was the last day in Korea today in 2016.  I’m typing this out on the way flying back to Hong Kong.  I’m so sad to leave!  These past 7 days were quite eventful and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Partners

“Shisa is a traditional Ryukyuan decoration, often in pairs, looking a cross between a lion and a dog, from Okinawan mythology.  People place pairs of shisa on their rooftops or flanking the gates to their houses.  

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Europe 2016 ~ Day 5: Bonn & Cologne, Germany

Sunday, April 17, 2016.  Day 5.  Arrive in Amsterdam. This morning, woke up as usual at 6:15 a.m. ish and then went downstairs to the NH hotels breakfast area for a wonderful complimentary breakfast. Surprisingly, the selection and layout here … Continue reading

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Europe 2016 ~ Day 4: Frankfurt, Germany

Saturday, April 16 2016: Day 4 Frankfurt. I can’t believe it’s day 4 of the trip already.  Travelling to Paris feels like a week ago already! This morning, after a lovely breakfast at the downstairs continental breakfast

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

This week’s theme is “optimistic“.  What picture shows you an image that will make you optimistic about something?  While a lot of other bloggers and photographers have chosen warm, sunny, bright pictures of summer because we are in the middle … Continue reading

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Lake Louise Village Grill & Bar

On New Year’s day, we had a road trip from Calgary to Lake Louise and Banff in Alberta!  We were blessed to have great weather on this day.  Despite being chilly outside, it was the best weather we could ask … Continue reading

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BeaverTails in Ottawa!

As we were on our way heading home from Mont Tremblant on our weekend away to learn and bond with the team, we swung by the country’s capital Ottawa for some well-known BeaverTails.  The last time I was in Ottawa was … Continue reading

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