A few highlights of our Vegas trip despite the fact that we were really only there for a while.
- I liked the fact that en route to Vegas, I sat in between two lovely people called Matt and Laurie who gave me some insights on where we should go in Vegas and Cali as far as places and food were concerned.
- We stayed at this hotel that our aunt booked called “Monte Carlo” which was not too far from The Strip.
- Vegas was “alive” at night and so even though it was way past midnight, there were a lot of people queuing up to get into clubs or playing at the casinos. But be aware that the shops close at a certain time, so if you want to do a bit of shopping, check what time they close.
- We got to eat at Shake Shack: a burger chain that I’ve been wanting to try ever since I saw it in New York. Trust me when I say their cheese fries with bacon bits were to die for! A must try if ever you’re in town or wherever there’s a Shake Shack.
Hello again from Little Rock, just a quick update after a week of hopping from city to city. It’s been really fun travelling with my aunt and my sister and also with my brother who joined us later in San Francisco. I got to Little Rock way past midnight from Chicago last week on my sister’s birthday and I felt a bit frustrated that that happened, but it’s not like there was anything I could do so I just went with it. Felt at home the moment I arrived because I saw my siblings waiting for me and one of the main reasons I came here in June this year was because my sister turned 30! It’s a big deal and I told her that I wouldn’t miss it for the world so we celebrated it and I’m glad to have been a part of it, even though it would’ve been better if our parents were here. Continue reading “Home away from home”
Carlos and I were only in Beijing for the long weekend, so we tried to visit as many places as we could like “The Temple of Heaven, The Summer Palace and the Forbidden City“. We were able to visit the first two, but since we did not buy our tickets in advance for the Forbidden City, we were only able to see the entrance which was a pity because we were already there. Apparently, they only sell 80,000 tickets per day if I can remember correctly, so for those of you who’d like to be able to enter the Forbidden City, you should book/buy your tickets before going there or you’ll end up like us only being able to see the entrance. Continue reading “A little bit more of Beijing”
Aaaah yes, Beijing. When I was in primary/elementary school and had just started learning Geography, my teacher had covered the topics “continents, countries, etc.”. And I learnt that China, till now, is one of the biggest countries in the world. I’ve obviously learnt about the capital that is Beijing, but I had never thought about visiting it till two years ago. The reason for this is because whenever I’d travel to another country and I’d meet people and let them know that I’m from Macau, they’d ask me if I’d been to the capital and always my answer would be no. So it got me thinking “Why haven’t I gone there anyways when I live in the country?”. That’s when I started nagging Carlos about going there and for several times I’d asked him, he turned me down because he didn’t want to until last month when I got him to agree. Continue reading “The Great Wall of China”
Hey lovely people! I’m once again writing my very first blog post because I’m somewhat bored and feel the need to share this with everyone. What better way to say it than to put them into words, eh? But, I guess I’ll really try my best to devote my time and effort this time as I’ve been on and off in terms of blogging not to mention, been jumping here and there creating new domains and abandoning old ones. Don’t judge me! I’m not as bad in person, just very bad when it comes to blogging. But yes, I will continue to try again and again to make an effort to actually post stuff here. And also, it’d mostly be for me and not for pleasing people because I think I’m old enough to know that we can’t please everyone. Anyways, that’s all for now.