Trip

Get your battle on!

Today’s the day – I’m SO excited! We’re going to see the Terra Cotta Warrior Army!!! I’ve read about this site, seen the pictures, and now get to see it in person. Our driver takes Read more…

By Betty, ago
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Son of Heaven

Our first stop this morning was Tiananmen Square. It will hold a million people for an event; it is a massive open space with Mao’s tomb located at the south end, 2 massive government buildings Read more…

By Betty, ago
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Peking Duck!

Wow – another wonderful day exploring new places, cultures and foods! Our host, Dr. Stephen Cheng from the University of Akron, met us with 2 local students to have an adventure. First on our list Read more…

By Betty, ago
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Beijing!

The rest of our time in Hong Kong was excellent. I visited the Hong Kong Mary Kay Headquarters and met a few directors. The biggest difference in the Mary Kay line in Asia is the Read more…

By Betty, ago
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Tidbits

Good morning! Last night I foolishly forgot to share parts of our day! First, the Wet Markets! Hong Kong doesn’t have a big city smell – maybe the Harbor breezes help keep it clean. However, Read more…

By Betty, ago
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Amazing Hong Kong

It’s a 12 hour shift in time zones from Akron, OH to here. Part of me thinks it’s dinner time, but am really ready for breakfast! We’re staying in our cousins’ home which is an Read more…

By Betty, ago
Road Trips

Sunny skies ahead

We are at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. It’s 44 degrees, rainy & feels like mid-November! Hong Kong is 12 hours ahead of Akron – so it’s Monday night already! Weather.com shows temperatures in the 80s Read more…

By Betty, ago