Shanghai (Day 9): Dog Lovers

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Shanghai is a pet-friendly city. I’ve been living with my sister and brother-in-law’s dog for a week. While we walked with their poodle on Nanjing Road I realized dogs are not shunned. There are a number of locals walking their dogs or having them in a basket in front of their bikes. Poodles seem to […]

Shanghai (Day 7): The Skyscrapers of Pudong

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To visit the newest, tallest and best of Shanghai’s buildings we traveled on the subway Line 2 from Nanjing Road to Pudong’s LuJiaZui Station. Most of the buildings at LuJiaZui, Shanghai’s financial center are less than 15 years old. 90% of the buildings are financial institutions. The rest are hotels and shopping centers. Shanghai World […]

Malaysian Food in NYC

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The last time I had roti canai was in 2010 when I journeyed to the home where I grew up to say goodbye to my late father. Roti canai is a typical appetizer in Malaysian restaurants in the United States. In Malaysia, roti canai and a variety of roti are found in Indian-Muslim restaurants. It […]