Category: Travel

Artwork in the Beijing Airport

Never Travel With Tom Hanks

Embassy of Togo in Beijing

Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai

Familiarize Yourself With Aircraft Safety Features

Everything Will Kill You So Choose Something Fun

MILF Plaza

How to Tell a Columbian Woman

In Memory of Thomas Clark and Robert Finley

One hundred forty years ago was the shootout at the OK corral in Tombstone, Arizona. This plaque is dedicated in memory of Thomas Clark and Robert Finley by the McLaury family & friends.

At the Corner of London and France

The Great Wall of China Near Jinshanling

This was my first trip to the Great Wall of China. I decided I was going to take as many photos as I could because I don’t know if I’ll ever be back. These photos were taken in Jinshanling near the Zhuanduo Pass. I took a few panoramic views of the area and here they …

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Retirement to Travel

Garden in England Dedicated to Plants That Can Kill

Japan is a Highly Cultured Society With Whisky

Pont Neuf Bridge in Paris

Biang Biang Noodles in Xi’an

In Xi’an, China there are noodles called “Biang Biang Mian” these are big slippery noodles that are a little bit spicy, but taste great. It is part of the fun trying to pick these big noodles up with chopsticks and the other half of the fun is enjoying their delicious taste. The interesting thing about …

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Qin Dynasty Terra-cotta Warriors Near Xi’an, China

The world famous Qin Shihuang’s Terra-cotta warriors and horse pits are situated 35 kilometers east of Xi’an.  It is a group of large scare burial pits of Qin Shihuang mausoleum.  Pit No. 1 was discovered in March 1974.  Pit No. 2 and 3 were discovered in April and May, 1976.  Pit No. 1 covers and …

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Leave Sheets for Maid to Find

China Sells Chocolate Milk in a Bag

And it’s surprisingly good.

Wall Around Xi’an, China

Xi’an is one of the oldest cities in China and it was part of the silk road. You can tell by the many flavors and muslim influence of spices and food within the city. Around the city there is a big wall that was initially started during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and completed by 1370 …

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Shanghai Disneyland Castle

The Shanghai Disneyland is celebrating being open for 5 years.  Here are some photos of different angles of the Shanghai Disney Castle.

Things to See Around The Summer Palace in Beijing

In Idaho Bullets Are Sold by the Pound

Oakland California is Awesome

Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives During the Vietnam War

This year for Memorial Day I’ve decided to share a photo that I took at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, otherwise known as The Wall, in Washington D.C. I edited the photo to where the wall is monochrome to differentiate between the living and the non-living.

Yonghe Lamasery Beijing, China

Went to the Yonghe Lamasery, otherwise known as the Lama Temple, in Beijing, China. I took a ton of photos and sorry this post has so many of them, but I’m pretty sure I will not be coming back so I wanted to share the photos from my experience.

Sanyuanli Wet Market

Sanyanli Wet Market located in Beijing, China is a place that has fresh fish, produce, tea, alcohol, and many other items for a reasonable price.  It is busy and a little crowded during peak hours, but all the vendors are helpful and willing to sell you whatever they have to offer.

The Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing

Passed by the Royal Thai Embassy in Beijing, China.

Chinese Fashion Statement

I saw this guy riding a scooter that had the word Potato written across the back of his jacket.  Now that’s a fashion statement!  Is this some new brand of clothing, is he really hungry and loves potatoes, or maybe he doesn’t even understand what it says?

Shopping in Beijing, China

Shopping in Beijing, China can be a fun experience.  There are a lot of stores, malls, wet markets.  Here is the Soho building and The Place that provides a couple good places to shop.

The Difference When You Marry a Hawaiian Girl

The first man married a woman from North Carolina. He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day, he came home to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away. The second man married a woman from South …

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