March 24, 2017 – After running to try catching our train from Suzhou in the morning and then missing it, we finally got to Shanghai around 11am (aiya parent’s planning travel…) We only really had half a day in Shanghai and there was so much to see! Luckily our hotel the Renaissance by Marriott Shanghai … More Shanghai


March 23, 2017 – Today, my parents were going to show me the best of the city they’ve called home for the last 5 years. Suzhou is a waterside city built in 514 BC (that’s 2531 years ago!) located by the Yangtze River and divided by the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. 42% of the city is … More Suzhou

Taipei to Suzhou

March 22, 2017 – Taipei, Taiwan to Suzhou, China Taipei Thanks to jet lag, I was up at 6am and ready for the day by 7am! First stop, of course, 永和豆漿大王 (Yonghe Soybean King)! We’ve been coming here since we were little kids. Our typical order: 燒餅油條 (fried dough), 豆漿 (soy bean milk), and飯糰 (rice … More Taipei to Suzhou