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GUEST POST – A Brave Adventure to the Other Side of the World: Traveling to China

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On June 12, 2014 Comments Off on GUEST POST – A Brave Adventure to the Other Side of the World: Traveling to China

Since launching my blog in August of last year, it’s been a privilege to share my travels with my mother in hopes it will motivate others to get… Read More »

Chef Paul Pairet’s (Crazy!) Take on Noodles

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 3, 2014 Comments Off on Chef Paul Pairet’s (Crazy!) Take on Noodles

China’s love affair with noodles started over 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE). Today they’re a daily staple throughout much of China…. Read More »

Mom’s Travel Tip (VIDEO): Adjusting to Time Zone Changes

In Need to Know On May 1, 2014 Comments Off on Mom’s Travel Tip (VIDEO): Adjusting to Time Zone Changes

When it comes to long-haul trips, nothing is more challenging than adjusting to time zone changes. Putting it mildly, it’s brutal.  Mom has two recommendations: Cat nap when… Read More »

Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reader Questions, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On March 4, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

Tonya posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What’s the difference between Chinese food in China and the Chinese food you get here… Read More »

Who’s cooler: Lawrence of Arabia or Val Grubb riding a camel?!?!?

In Humor On March 2, 2014 Comments Off on Who’s cooler: Lawrence of Arabia or Val Grubb riding a camel?!?!?

In honor of the Academy Awards ceremony this evening, I thought it appropriate to reference an Oscar winner in today’s post!  Peter O’Toole won Best Actor as Lawrence… Read More »

Great “Old School” Music Venues in Shanghai, China

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 16, 2014 Comments Off on Great “Old School” Music Venues in Shanghai, China

I’m excited (and a little sad) to say that my brother and his family are returning home to the US from Shanghai April 1st.  Excited as the twins… Read More »

Mom and her 26-mo old grandkids

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations On January 28, 2014 Comments Off on Mom and her 26-mo old grandkids

Mom’s trip to China is made!!!! This is what makes travel with aging parents worthwhile!

China/Thailand Travel Prep

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Packing Suggestions On January 9, 2014 Comments Off on China/Thailand Travel Prep

I’m excited to announce that Mom and I are about to embark on another big trip together: on January 23 we travel to Asia for just over two… Read More »

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

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On October 17, 2013 Comments Off on China Travel Notes (Oct ‘13): The Coolest Views in Shanghai

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

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 »