Travel | Chicago: Where to Go

On our week-long vacation, we decided to road trip down to Chicago. Unsure of what to expect with regards to summer visitors, we purchased the city pass to avoid the lines. Being big foodies, we allocated enough time to enjoy our food and visit the sites. Since we visited many many places, I’ve divided my Chicago post

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Travel | Decoded – Las Vegas Vanilla Edition

What pops into your mind when you think of Las Vegas? I’m thinking probably casinos, shopping malls, and clubs? After college, I’ve been visiting Las Vegas to get away from the cold and its delicious food, amazing entertainment, and pretty things. This time, we stayed at Vdara Spa and Hotel, which turned out to be

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Travel | My Magical Disney Experience: Orlando, Florida

It’s been two years since I’ve last been to Disneyworld. When my bro told my sis and I that he’ll be going to Orlando, Florida, for a conference, my sis and I had the perfect excuse to visit Disneyworld, which had the new Fantasyland open the previous year. 已經兩年沒去迪士奈樂園,這次拜我哥所賜,我姊跟我有了這個天賜良機再回溫ㄧ次。順便去看去年新完工的Fantasyland (美女與野獸的城堡) Last time we stayed at

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Travel | Happy Lantern Festival: Taiwan

It’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day, but it’s also the 15th day after the lunar new year making it the Lantern Festival. As the name suggests, it’s the day for lanterns. Every city in Taiwan, big and small, holds their own lantern displays professionally and locally made. One special city is selected to have the biggest

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Sunnylands Historic Residence, The Dream House

I recently visited Sunnylands, a historic residence located on the desert at Rancho Mirage, CA, with my family. Completed in 1966, this residence belonged to the late philanthropist and billionaire publisher, Walter Anneberg. Apparently he had always dreamed of living in a house surrounded by golf course and he realized his dream when Sunnylands was

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The Walk Along the Beach

For thanksgiving break, we took a trip down to Carmel, Santa Cruz, then Capitola. It was a nice one-day trip to visit Carmel downtown, have lunch, walk around, head to Santa Cruz boardwalk and beach, then take the little trolley to dine at Shadowbrook. I’m currently loving my pleated skirt from Zara. The shade of red

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Opus One, The Perfect Californian Wine Experience

The past time I went to Napa with my family, we decided to visit Opus One Winery. The label lived up to its fame with the grandeur of its architecture and layout. It was pointed out during the tour that from the entrance to the building, it is purposely made to look like a wine

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