14 Jan, 2014 in Tallahassee
Monster Truck Jam - Civic Center - Tallahassee (32)

One of the most horrific cultural experiences of staying in Tallahassee Florida was an event I went with an Israeli family on my last week in Tallahassee. I’ve heard about this cultural phenomenon and saw bits and pieces of it in some of the Hollywood movies, but it really takes the actual experience to make […]

3 Dec, 2012 in Shanghai
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Want to see grand Chinese acrobat shows? Shanghai’s the place to go. With over 5 theaters showing the daily tourist trap performances, you’re bound to walk into one at some point. It took me three visits to Shanghai to try it out, and I made my decision as to which place to go based on […]

30 Nov, 2012 in Beijing
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Perhaps the most obvious cultural attraction in Beijing is to catch a local performance featuring acrobats and a "Peking opera". There are plenty of options for you to choose from, but somehow we decided on the options that tries to blend that with a feel for an old Beijing tea house. We made our way […]

26 Oct, 2010 in HK Events
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Hong Kong ran the annual Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival 2010 at Causeway Bay’s Victoria Park and sure enough – I was there, again (see Mid Autumn Lantern Festival @Victoria Park HK from 2009). Debate about all you want about Chinese culture’s main symbols, but you can’t really not like lantern, can you? especially when they come […]

21 Jan, 2009 in Taipei
Taipei Eye Beijing Opera-4.JPG

Upon my mother’s arrival to Taiwan, we started off with a few days in Taipei (check out the super detailed Taipei visit itinerary on Taiwanderful, professional, eh?). After a visit to National Palace Museum in Shilin an hour of excruciating foot massage that helped my mother relax a bit after the long flight we headed […]

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