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China Travel Notes (Oct ‘13): The Coolest Views in Shanghai

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On October 17, 2013 1 Comment

A couple of posts ago, I recommended five things to do in Shanghai, one of which is to soak in the gorgeous city views. Apart from the banks… Read More »

China Trip Notes (Oct ’13): 5 Things to do in Shanghai

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Travel Prep Resources On October 12, 2013 2 Comments

Ask anyone who has either traveled to New York City or is planning to travel there and I’m guessing they can rattle off 10 “must-see” sites instantaneously.  For… Read More »

China Trip Notes (Oct ’13): The Grubb Women and Hats

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Humor On October 8, 2013 2 Comments

I’m currently in China visiting my brother, sister-in-law and their twin 20-month-old daughters and I’ve found one common denominator passed down through the generations: THE GRUBB WOMEN LOVE HATS!    

China Trip Notes (Oct ’13): Traveling without Mom

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations On October 1, 2013 0 Comments

My brother, his wife and my twin nieces live in Shanghai, China and I decided to visit them the first week of October during Chinese Independence  Day (the… Read More »

Mom’s preparations for Russia…..

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Travel Prep Resources On September 24, 2013 2 Comments

I was catching mom up on the Russia trip plans when she ran downstairs (ok, she didn’t run, but she is quite fast with that cane) and came… Read More »

Russia Trip Planning – Blog #1

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Cruises On August 8, 2013 0 Comments

Based on mom’s request to tour Russia for our 2014 family vacation, I identified Moscow and St. Petersburg as the two main cities for us to visit.  If… Read More »