4 days exploring Rockies with Calgary Tours (How the rockies look like during winter, what package we got and my review)

I was fortunate enough to start 2019 with an adventure. My dad and I went to explore the Rockies during the first week of the year. We booked our 4 day trip with Calgary Tours since we were a bit scared of driving on our own during the winter season. Initially, we were puzzled because … Continue reading 4 days exploring Rockies with Calgary Tours (How the rockies look like during winter, what package we got and my review)

4 days itinerary in Whitehorse, Yukon (Chasing Aurora Borealis) from Vancouver

My parents were able to see the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights a few years ago in Alaska and they wanted my brother and I to experience it as well. We were already planning to chase them in Canada, since you can also see them there. There are two places where you can catch the … Continue reading 4 days itinerary in Whitehorse, Yukon (Chasing Aurora Borealis) from Vancouver

3 days itinerary in Squamish + Whistler (1 day Squamish + 2 days Whistler) from Vancouver

If you're heading to Vancouver during Christmas season, I highly recommend for you to add Squamish and Whistler to your itinerary. It's definitely a MUST GO!! First thing my dad and I checked was the lodging prices in Whistler and it was CRAZY EXPENSIVE!! So, we did some research and computing and settled at the … Continue reading 3 days itinerary in Squamish + Whistler (1 day Squamish + 2 days Whistler) from Vancouver

7 days itinerary in Seattle + Portland (3 days in Seattle, 4 days in Portland) from Vancouver

During our Christmas trip last 2016, my dad suggested that we crossover from Canada to USA since Vancouver is quite near to both Seattle and Portland. I decided to share our itinerary when we were there because I noticed there are a few blogs or sites that talk about these places. Day 1 (Seattle) Got … Continue reading 7 days itinerary in Seattle + Portland (3 days in Seattle, 4 days in Portland) from Vancouver

Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai (How to go and what to expect)

When I went to Seattle last 2106, I was able to visit the first Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room (read about it here Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room and Waterfront in Seattle (How to go and what to expect) ) so when I found articles last 2017 that they will open one in Shanghai I … Continue reading Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai (How to go and what to expect)

BEST XIALONGBAO IN SHANGHAI – Jia Jia Tang Bao (How to go, what to expect and what to order!)

I discovered Jia Jia Tang Bao with my friends when we went to Shanghai so I was VERY EXCITED to take my parents here because I knew they will love it! Shanghai is famous for their xialongbaos and not Taiwan (maybe because of Din Tai Fung's popularity?). How to go to Jia Jia Tang Bao: … Continue reading BEST XIALONGBAO IN SHANGHAI – Jia Jia Tang Bao (How to go, what to expect and what to order!)