“That man has a monkey!” “Ok, don’t bother him” I said as we walked out into the grey square of Luo Hu. “Why?” “I don’t want you involved in his…monkey stuff.” I flapped my hand […]
Everyone blames everything on mainlanders, unless you’re a mainlander, and then you blame everything on expats. Hongkongers do nothing wrong.
Next to my small apartment building is a small set of stairs and an even smaller public garden. I have learned in the short time that small is called “Hong Kong Cozy” so I […]
We’d agreed to stay at a hostel, at least briefly, for the first couple of days of our journey, to get our feet wet so to speak, and find out if it would be a viable option for lodging. Samantha researched things extensively and found what was rated the best hostel in Hong Kong, the Mahjong, and booked us a couple of nights to begin with.
A friend gave me a tip to check out this Dim Sum restaurant and the photos online were so cute I couldn’t refuse. Service was quick, even though some of the more […]
“So are you guys backpacking through Taiwan?”
“All of Asia actually”
“Can we have some less spooky music?” The car was packed with alcohol, food, more eggs than either of us thought were necessary, and everything that we were taking with us for the next year. […]
“Schrodinger isn’t meant to be around dogs, or out of the house. He’s fragile, remember he stopped eating when we took him to the cat hotel?”
This post is to serve as a haunting reminder of all the stuff I brought but shouldn’t have on my trip.
Schrodinger & Leo will not be coming with us but will be staying with my mother for the year abroad.