Dragon Boat Carnival

One of the biggest events of the year in Hong Kong is the Dragon Boat Carnival which occurs this week. Part festival, part athletic event, part ancient tradition, it’s a big, colorful, three day party. Click on the images to find out more at Discover Hong Kong. `   Advertisements

4 out of 5 people know almost nothing about China. The rest live there.

China is home to roughly 1.35 billion people or three times the population of the United States and almost 20% of the world’s population. So what is Hong Kong all about? Hong Kong is a region of contrasts with huge skyscrapers side by side with ancient temples and fabulous 5-star international cuisine next to small…

Shock and awe…

I was with some friends when the email came from my husband asking, “How would you like to live in Hong Kong?” After all the blood returned to my head, my next reaction was “Oh, heck, no!” but my friends’ reactions convinced me to reconsider my stance. Then in doing research on Hong Kong, I…

Let it Rock — The Empty Rocker

So the big guy was going to retire a couple of years ago. He’d been at the Bank of the Free World for most of his life and we had already bought a house in Florida. After putting it off for a couple of years it was finally going to happen. In March he went…