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 today was the Great Wall of China. At one point the wall extended over 6,200 Read more…

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 skin bleaching products. In America, so many people work hard to tan and darken their Read more…

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, when you are close to a Wet Market, you can smell it! It’s the fish Read more…

Hong Kong Rocks It!

What a day! We drove Andy to work and Mike, Lynne and I left on foot to catch the tram to the top of Victoria Peak – the best view in town! You could see all of Victoria Harbor, Kowloon and the Central Business District. Amazing – the styles of Read more…

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 apartment on the 7th floor overlooking Repulse Bay on the south side of Hong Kong Read more…

Best Way To Travel

Well! We paid for the upgrade to business class for the 15 hour flight! It is certainly an excellent way to travel! Mike and I each have our own recliner seat with a TV. There are some excellent movies available. The flight attendant keeps offering beverages and newspapers and other Read more…