If you’ve read a few of the posts on my website, you’ll have realized that I am a big fan of lists. So here’s one more for you. I’m by no means an expert, but here is a list of travel hacks and tips that I’ve learned over the past decade that has made my wanderlusting less stressful and more enjoyable. I hope at least one (if not more) of these is helpful on your travels! Head here for even more travel tips and hacks. Packing Don’t stress about bringing toothpaste, especially
There are days I’m raring to go and can’t wait to get my yoga on, but conversely, we all have days where it’s all too much and you just CBF to do anything, let alone going to a yoga class and stepping on a mat. All you want to do is stay home and eat doritos and get an early night – we’ve all been there. I’ve written about how accepting that I can take it easy occasionally has made me look forward to practice yoga more regularly, but here are some
So I lied. This is very biased. Hong Kong may be home and where I grew up, but I am a proud Taiwanese. Every time I visit Taiwan, I unabashedly put on a few pounds and it is more than worth it. I definitely always feel like I’ve earned the extra pan-fried pork bun – cue music. Taiwanese food is incredibly unique in the sense that you can’t really find it outside of Taiwan, and even if you did, it would be fairly sub-par. I would argue that Taiwan has some
Update July 2016: I made it to Greece! We hit up Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora and Santorini and it blew my mind – the people, the food, the culture, the history. I totally geeked out in the museums! If you get a chance, you simple MUST visit this amazing country! Traveling to Greece? Click here for more Greece destination guides and travel tips! There has been a lot of talk over whether now is a good time to visit Greece. While I can understand the various concerns, I can’t think of one
Before moving to San Francisco in June, I frequented The Yoga Room in Hong Kong on a regular basis for about six months and this will undoubtedly be where I will continue to practice whenever I’m back in town. Although I traveled in and out of Hong Kong over that six month period and visited other studios abroad, The Yoga Room was always where I found myself when it was time to practice at home. For anyone looking at yoga studios in Hong Kong, here are some things I would share about my experience
I recently wrote about visiting Siem Reap with my family, it was a fantastic experience and the heritage and culture was breathtaking. It’s one of those places that more and more people and tour groups are heading to, so I would recommend that if you haven’t been yet, go – stat. We were only there for a quick three day trip to eat, sleep, practice yoga and visit the temples, but managed to cover a fair bit of ground. There is a lot to see, and you can easily get
Update July 2016: I made it to Florence! Actually, since May of 2016 I have been back 3 times! I just can’t seem to stay away from this amazing city. It is everything I had ever dreamed of and more. If you’re visiting, check out my articles on where to go for great views across Florence and how to beat the crowds at the Duomo complex. I’m sure you saw this coming. How could I possibly not be dying to visit the place I was named after? I loved what (little) I saw of
I’ve been in San Francisco a little over a month and feel like I have yet to truly see it and explore all the neighborhoods. This is just a quick snapshot of the past few weeks…stay tuned for more.