How To Spend 24 Hours In Hong Kong

A few weeks ago, Trenton and I made our first trip to Hong Kong! It was a quick trip. We landed at around 4:30 PM and took off the next day at the same time. So we literally spent just 24 hours in the city! Whenever I go somewhere, even if it’s just for one […]

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Spring in China + Watch GIVEAWAY!

Spring has arrived in China! The flowers have started to bloom, and the park has cherry blossoms hanging on the trees that have just begun to open up. I know it’s only going to keep getting prettier! The sun has also been out more than usual, which is such a nice change up from the […]

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Qingyang Temple + Insomnia Struggles

Over Chinese New Year we went to the local Taoist temple. It was interesting to say the least! Outside of the temple, people had their fortunes told, and beggars lay on the sidewalk with missing limbs. Trenton referred to these statues as dragons, but I thought they looked more like lions. They look terrifying because […]

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Chinese New Year: Festival of Lights!

Happy Chinese New Year!! After weeks of anticipation, the day has finally come. Last night at midnight, we watched fire works light up the sky from our balcony. And today, we headed out to celebrate the new year- the year of the dog! Trenton and I, along with twelve other expats, went to the Festival […]

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Because I’m Happy…

Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof … ♥ Do you ever just wake up feeling motivated and ready to start a new week?! Well that is how I’m feeling today! I’ve been so happy all day, I feel like a pep squad leader getting ready for a big game. With my […]

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China Diaries: A Day In The Life

It snowed today! Trenton and I woke up to snow flurries falling from the sky. I walked out onto my balcony and saw white roof tops and the park in the distance drizzled with a spritz of snowy magic. Part of me wanted to spend the day snuggled up inside, away from the cold, but […]

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China Diaries: Learning, Observing, and Soaking It All In

As I spent my last few moments in the states, I couldn’t help but find myself savoring the faces of the Americans around me. I knew once I exited the plane I was about to board, everything would be different. I took note of the guy across from me in the camo jacket reading a […]

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