Yu Garden

Shanghai, China

New Favorites

In the past, a layover in Shanghai might be spent exhausting myself in the markets on a shopping marathon followed by a much-needed massage. These days, I approach things more calmly… Read on

Happy Valley

Hong Kong, China

Happy go lucky

Hong Kong’s tropical climate and celebrated Chinese traditions offer an exciting contrast to the modern Western influences, all of which comes together to create the city’s unique character. On top of that, there are so many fun things to do… Read on

Shinjuku Gyoen Park

Tokyo, Japan

Cherry blossom time

I planned my trip to Tokyo for the beginning of April to marvel at the magnificent cherry blossom this year. I was so excited that I didn’t even sleep after my flight… Read on

The Puli

Shanghai, China

The Clean-Up

Since this wasn’t my first visit to China rest assured I have experienced many different kinds of spa facilities. From cheap foot massages on the littered street to quite sophisticated… Read on