Crazy Train — A Weekend at the Rugby Sevens

How do you get to Hong Kong Stadium?” I asked. When my friend responded, “Take the MTR to Causeway Bay and just follow people in chicken suits,” I knew I was in for a good time. I had heard a lot about the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and knew that it is a very big…

A Whole New World–A few days in Singapore

From my hotel balcony, I watched laser beams illuminate Singapore’s avant-garde architecture and wondered if I had wandered onto the set of a sci-fi movie. With Marina Bay Sands as the focal point, fanciful structures such as the Esplanade, resembling a durian, and the lotus shaped Art Science museum make the skyline look quite futuristic. In just…

Like a Prayer–The Yuen Yuen Institute

One thing I love about Hong Kong is how they approach religion. Incense burns in little shrines in the most unlikely places and ancient temples stand next to modern office buildings. Traditional Chinese religions all coexist peacefully. Add all the expats and you have Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hindu and almost every other world religion all stuffed…