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Waikiki Shopping District

We did not get a hotel right on the beach, we actually planned and secured and awesome deal 9 months in advance to stay at the Ritz-Carlton Residence in Waikiki (Honolulu). Instead of eating in the expensive hotel restaurant, we … Continue reading

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Downtown Shanghai like NYC Times Square

When you have a free afternoon on a sunny fall day in downtown Shanghai, what do you do? Go check out the famous shopping district of course! Our hotel (Waldorf Astoria) that is right on the Bund is only a … Continue reading

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After visiting Beijing, the Great Wall, Xi’an, Chengdu, Leshan, the Panda Bears and the Terracotta Warriors, it was time to visit Shanghai. Without question, not only is Shanghai the largest city in the world, it is much different than other Chinese cities.  I can … Continue reading

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Good Morning Malaysia! 

We pulled into a port known as Kelang. It is definitely warm and humid… And it is hard to tell if the haze is pollution or the extreme humidity. We then headed to Kuala Lumpur of course! The city is … Continue reading

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Arrived in Kyoto

We met with a local family in their home before leaving Kanazawa…we met a fantastic man and his wife. He was part of a big family that makes and sells Sake in Japan.  Wonderful experience. We then took the train to … Continue reading

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