Monthly Archives: April 2014

I Came Halfway Around the World, And Ran Into a Grade School Classmate in Hong Kong

You know when people say “it’s a small world?” I really learned the true meaning of that this post. I came 6,000 miles from home and yet – well, you’ll see. Check it out below!

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In Hong Kong, Salvation and Sin are Just a Cab Ride Apart

I don’t know why I never thought about the differences in religion there might be between Christians from the US versus Christians from Asia – but there are! Check out my latest blog, where I went to Bible study, the clubs and then island hopping in just a few short days. Busy, busy, busy!

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Beach Luaus and Hong Kong History

Hong Kong’s not all about flash and shiny newness. There’s a lot of history that’s happened there and they take care to remember it. I learned a little more about its origins and I went to a beach party too. Yeah – a little fun, a little culture. All in a day’s work in Hong Kong.

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Getting Wild in Hong Kong with Lantau’s Biggest Buddha and Lion Rock

Typically people associate Hong Kong with packed, urban city-life, but by venturing a little off the beaten path you can see some beautiful wilderness. Check out some of the wilder places I saw in Hong Kong that aren’t to be missed below.

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Beach Barbecues and Farsi All in One Day in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong is like shopping no place else in the world. And in the same city where you can haggle for priceless antiques and rarities, you can also hike some the wildest trails you’ve ever seen. I love the combination of it all – check out my shopping, hiking and brush with Iranian culture all in one weekend.

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Hong Kong on Wednesday Night is Still Lively!

All during my time abroad in Hong Kong there was always something happening. Whether it was birthdays, nights out or other random happenings, things never slowed down. Read my post to find out about the nightlife every night of the week in Hong Kong.

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Chinese Stir Fry Chicken over Rice Noodles

April 16, 2014

One of the points of this blog is to share recipes that I try and enjoy, and since I’ve been blogging so much about Hong Kong and Asia lately, a quick-and-easy Chinese stir-fry recipe seemed very appropriate.

This recipe can easily be made gluten-free and vegetarian if you choose, and it’s easy to whip up on a weeknight after work – it takes less than 30 minutes in all. Enjoy this little taste of Asia!

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Geoparks and Floating Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kong never ceased to amaze me with all the wonders it contained in such a tiny space. In the space of a few days I went hiking on a secluded island to sailing on a junk boat in the harbor of Aberdeen. Can you do that where you live?

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Hong Kong and a Return to Normalcy

I never thought I’d say it, but returning to Hong Kong was like returning home (at least for the time being). Check out the aftermath of spring break – my group of girlfriends wasn’t the only one with some tales to tell that’s for sure!

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Our Last Gasp of Spring Break in Shanghai

We were down to the wire for our spring break in mainland China, but we still managed to make the most of what little time we had left – come hell or high water. Check out our last few days in Shanghai below! Continue reading