Tai O Fishing Village

Tai O Fishing Village

If last week’s Quarry Bay Apartments, and high-density housing are on one end of Hong Kong’s spectrum, then the Tai O fishing village is on the other. While still cramped living, Tai O’s famous buildings and homes built on stilts feel a lifetime away...
High Density Hong Kong

High Density Hong Kong

One of the things Hong Kong is known for is its high-density, high rise apartment buildings. They are, quite frankly, something you almost have to see in person to believe. I ran into a string of articles before visiting Hong Kong the first time (like this one –...
Hong Kong’s Electric Skyline

Hong Kong’s Electric Skyline

Alright, back to Asia as Promised! I was doing some thinking about my series on Hong Kong (I actually do try to plan these things out) and I want to highlight some of the more rural places we got to visit there this time around. However, you’ll recall that last...
The Boy in the Spiral Staircase

The Boy in the Spiral Staircase

In last week’s post I talked about how Holly and I had really enjoyed visiting the various gardens in Singapore and shared a picture of an orchid from the National Orchid Garden. This week’s photo is from yet another garden in Singapore, the Chinese...
Singapore National Orchid Gardens

Singapore National Orchid Gardens

Two weeks ago I started a series on Singapore (sorry, I had to pause for a second to talk about an epic Bluegrass concert… in a CAVE), and this week we pick that back up. Singapore is a very vibrant country, with flowers and color EVERYWHERE. It’s a...