If I had to choose a highlight of our trip to Vietnam, it would be the school children that we met on a jog around the Saigon Zoo.
I know we didn’t discover the statues, but we were pleasantly surprised to find them while we were out running. It’s the little serendipitous moments like these that make travel so special . . .
Even if you have only one day in Hong Kong, I recommend a visit to the Chi Lin Nunnery and the Nan Lian Garden!
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I had one day to kill in Hong Kong and I wasn’t going to waste a minute. Of course I couldn’t see everything, but I wanted the day to be meaningful. I began with an early run along Victoria Harbor. When I exited the harbor, I strolled on the streets. Nathan Road is one of … Read More
Yes, I’m crazy, but not as crazy as others. I did an out-and-back trip to Hong Kong from New York on American Airlines over Labor Day Weekend. How much did it cost? In total, including airfare, the weekend cost $302 plus 38,922 Citibank Thank You points plus 15,000 Hyatt Gold Passport points. It all began with … Read More
This is a follow up to Street Art (Part 1) – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. I went out running again the following day – it was really hot so I didn’t go far but I enjoyed exploring the streets and seeing art and scenery that I would never have otherwise seen. As promised, I took more … Read More
Greetings from Playa del Carmen! Although I have not generally seen a lot of street art in the main tourist areas here, this morning I went for a run on Fifth Avenue where the pedestrian mall ends. As I wanted to keep running, I only took a sampling of photos. Maybe I’ll take more tomorrow. … Read More
I just completed a fabulous trip to London! I’ve been there before, but not in many years, so, in some ways, it felt like I was visiting for the first time. This trip was theoretically in the making for many years, as I always wanted to run in the London Marathon. So did my friend … Read More