HONG KONG – A BEER FOR THE LADY?

I’m not much of a shopper.  I never have been.  I find “things” to distract me from what I’m looking for out of life, and I just don’t get much enjoyment out of it.  However, as the famous saying goes, “When in Rome…” So in Hong Kong, we shopped.  And shopped.  And shopped.  There were…

HONG KONG – EVERYONE CLEAR THE WAY

I have never liked attention that involves strangers just looking at me. I’ve always felt like I am being judged and looked upon negatively because of my disability. In fact, when I was a young girl, I would tell myself that people were staring at me because they thought I was beautiful. Deep down I knew…

HONG KONG – 268 STEPS

The world’s largest seated Buddha is on top of a mountain on a small island off the coast of Hong Kong. There are two ways to get to Big Buddha, also known as Tian Tan Buddha. The first is to walk there. I believe it’s called the Wisdom Path. If I had to guess, a…

HONG KONG – TINY LITTLE WOMEN

A good friend of mine introduced me to an app called “Maps with Me.” It’s an excellent app that allows you to download maps for cities you will be traveling in and then uses GPS to show you exactly where you are at in that city. While the free version doesn’t provide directions, it’s extremely…

HONG KONG – OH, THE SMELLS…

This was a different trip for me. I was traveling with my boyfriend and not my usual travel group, which usually consisted of my sister and brother and a mix of other friends joining along, depending on where we were going. I had never traveled internationally without this group, more or less with just a…