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Little Leviathans: Monsters and Saviours That Will Kill You

This is not a happy post.  It is not a light and frivolous post.  But this is an important post, maybe the most important one I have written.  You see, […]

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Mystic Point Opens at Hong Kong Disneyland !!

Mystic Point Opening at Hong Kong Disneyland   As most people who know me know, I have been very impressed with Hong Kong Disneyland.  However, one of the […]

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Hong Kong Disneyland Christmas: A White Christmas Guaranteed

Christmas time (along with Halloween)  is one of the best times to visit Hong Kong Disneyland.  True, the weather is tends to be wetter (and a bit colder) […]

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Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel: Perfect for a “Staycation”

A “Staycation” at The Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel :   Stay Here if You Want Don’t Stay Here if You  Don’t Want The more opulent, top of the […]

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Halloween at Hong Kong Disneyland: Where Yo Yo’s Meet “Twilight”

To be frankly and brutally honest, Hong Kong Disneyland has much to learn as far as celebrating Halloween for those under the age of 10..  Although I must […]

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Apologies for Break In Postings

Hi Everyone, My excuse for the lack of posting is at least somewhat better than “the dog ate my keyboard”.   I am actually recovering from an extended hospital […]

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Hong Kong Disneyland: Best Rides For Toddlers

After moving to Hong Kong, we had a little New Orleans style celebration and invited some of my husband’s work mates for some red beans and rice.   Quite […]

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Shanghai Min: Searching for the Grail in Chinese Food

Warning: This blog post has been written during a period of jetlag and severe sleep deprivation.  Should I begin to ramble, feel free to skim through those parts.  […]

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Grizzly Gulch: Bears, Blow Holes and Bandages

Hong Kong Disneyland’s New “Land” opened this past weekend.  For those who don’t have kids who follow this sort of thing, let me explain it to you.  Disneyland […]

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Chung Hom Kok Beach, Hong Kong Island: Where Kids can be Kids..

So, in the continued quest for the perfect Hong Kong beach for kids, we found a contender this week, but not until after a run in with “the […]

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Grizzly Gulch to Open at Hong Kong Disneyland in July

So, a fairly major Disney event will be happening this summer.  On July 14th, Grizzly Gulch will open at Disneyland Hong Kong.  Grizzly Gulch is the new themed […]

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Macau for Parents and Kids: “The House of Dancing Water” & “Ice”

Before discussing taking the kids to Macau, I should admit that my first visit there was with my husband…sans kids.  We had been told that Macau was basically […]

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Hong Kong Island: South Bay Beach = France in Hong Kong

This beach got a great review in “Hong Kong For Kids” by Cindy Miller (an excellent book) ,  so I was keen to check it out.   My husband […]

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Borneo: An Obscenity of Beauty and Vampire Bugs

The Laws of Mapping a Trip: Before I go into the details of this trip in particular, it may help to explain my general approach to where our […]

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Cheung Chau: Tung Wan Beach

To be fair, I should start by saying that we didn’t actually plan to go to this beach either time we went.  The first time we went, Julien […]

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Hong Kong Island: Middle Island “Beach”

One of the positives of Julien arriving in Hong Kong a couple of months before our family was  that he had the weekends to “scope out” potential places […]

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No Sweat: Beaches in Hong Kong

Introduction: I must admit that I am always excited by the prospect of a beach.  This is a bit odd when you consider that I am NOT the […]

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“Star” Magic with the Hong Kong Mouse

When we set out for our first visit to Disneyland Hong Kong,  we were far from strangers to the land of the Mouse.  When we lived in California, […]

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The First 200 Hours, Pt 2: The Parkview and the “Milkshake Murder”

The temporary apartments we moved into when we first arrived was called the Parkview Towers.   It is a huge apartment “compound” set high up on a hillside.  It […]

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Hong Kong, the First 200 Hours: “Medecins”, Murders and the Hong Kong Mouse

For our family, it seems like there are no international moves that are not accompanied by some sort of drama on the plane.  Our move from the U.S. […]

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