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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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 2 Comments

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 3 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 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 0 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 »