Considering it took us days to get from Moscow to Irkutsk, Irkutsk to Ulaan Bataar Mongolia and Ulaan Bataar to Beijing, it was a breeze to travel from Beijing to Shanghai for five hours 30 minutes. The High Speed Train (G Train) from Beijing to Shanghai with a stopover in Nanjing left Beijing South Station […]
Regardless of weather conditions, residents around the Jing’an Sculpture Park dutifully dance, walk and exercise in the park. I can see these ‘tiny’ figures every morning from the windows on the 28th Floor of the apartment we stayed in for six weeks. The groups vanish in mid-afternoon on the running tracks and reappear in the […]
It is possible to find food for less than $2 in Shanghai. I do not compromise cleanliness for cheap eats. This list will be added as I find more food and places to eat under $2. Most of which are from street vendors, food court and hole-in-the-wall shops. These places require you to speak basic […]
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Prior to traveling internationally, I had two pairs of eyeglasses. Two weeks before our trip to Iceland, I tripped and fell and broke my good pair of glasses in Astoria New York. That left me with just one pair of glasses. Unfortunately in Reykjavik Iceland my one and only pair of eyeglasses were beginning to […]