Great night shot of the Epcot globe if I do say so myself.

Star Wars Disney-fied and Some Awesome Paella

Hi everyone! Ready for round two of our Disney weekend during the hottest days Orlando had seen yet? Me too!

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Sean and I doing the traditional couples pose in front of the giant ball thingy at Epcot.

Guten Tag Disney World!

May 26, 2014

We all know where the self-proclaimed happiest place on Earth is, right? It’s smack dab in the middle of Florida, in Orlando to be precise. Therein lies the key to a having a successful childhood: Disney World – the behemoth theme park / marketing machine known round the world. And I went there for Memorial Day weekend – what was I thinking? Continue reading

Ultimate Chicken Salad from Above

Ultimate Go-To Salad

July 14, 2014

Hi friends,

I don’t know about you, but during the summer, I feel a lot less inclined to get into a hot kitchen to cook up something in the oven – besides easy things like cookies or my peanut butter banana bread, anyway. Lucky for me, my boyfriend Sean is an expert griller, and even better he enjoys doing it. No lie. My dad’s never been a big fan of the grill aside from a few times during the summer, so I didn’t know what I was really missing until we started dating and Sean introduced me to the beauty of a perfectly grilled rib eye. In fact, we grill at least once a week in warm weather. Which brings me to my post for today: the perfect summer salad to compliment your grilled meat.

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Peak-panorama

Hong Kong – LKF, Cat Suits and the Most Epic Photobomb of All Time

After a quick jaunt back through Shanghai, I returned to my favorite city on earth: Hong Kong, my Hong Kong! And words don’t describe how good it felt. If Hong Kong was fun while I was single, it could only get better by bringing my boyfriend Sean with me, and man was I right. It wasn’t just fun, it turned into an epic tale. Don’t miss this story! Continue reading

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Shanghai – Beautiful Bund and Delicious Buns

Since Sean only had one more day to see all that Shanghai had to offer with me, I was hell-bent to make sure he saw the best. In my opinion, this involved Xiao long bao from Shanghai’s most famous restaurant. Turns out it also involved a guy in a Yankees jacket. Check out the full story below! Continue reading

Yuyuan Gardens

Shanghai – Capital of Copy Bags and Terrible English Translations

Have I told you yet how much I love Asia? It’s true – I can’t deny it. And let’s face it, instead of being a cash strapped college student traveling around Asia, I was traveling in style like never before. Surprisingly though, the more affluent visitors to China get just as down and dirty as the backpackers living in hostels. Their days in Shanghai involve back alleys and calculators! Continue reading