Hong Kong (Day 4)

And then there was rain! Today's attempt to hike up to the Big Buddha on Lantau Island and take the glass floored gondola down that my friends did yesterday when it was bright and sunny out was met with a setback or two. 1) rain 2) visa to mainland China needed to be picked up. …

Trier, Germany (Day 2)

Gladiators and half clad men in diaper-like clothing covering only the essentials while sword fighting? Yeah I'm in! I attended Romerfest today which is a festival at the Kaiser Thermann baths celebrating German ancestry aka what it was like in Trier when the Romans ruled the area centuries ago. After experiencing this and taking a …

Trier, Germany (Day 1)

Like with the U.K., this ain't my first rodeo i.e. I've been to Germany a few times before and seen Berlin (photo from traveltoberlin.com), Munich (my photo) and one of my favorite places in the whole world - Bavaria and, in particular, Neuschwanstein Castle in Fussen (photo from Weiner Elementary School) also presently known as …