Hong Kong January 19th 2011 Lights, camera… shopping?
We weren't really sure what to expect from Hong Kong, but it sure hasn't disappointed us in any way. The city lights of Hong Kong are absolutely incredible, and there were so many cameras going off everywhere we were that we blended right in with all the other tourists (well, maybe not). If we had to sum up Hong Kong in just one word, we’d have to say th ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
We saved and sacrificed to fulfill our dream, the one that so many people think they can’t accomplish or are afraid to embark on, traveling around the world. Our lives in Los Angeles were filled with Blackberrys, Starbucks coffee, endless traffic, meetings and insane works weeks. We traded in everything we knew for backpacks, instant noodles, one inch thick mattresses, bed bugs, twelve hour bus journeys and the most amazing memories we could ask for. We were on a tighter budget than most, trying our best to live off $50 a day for both of us (TRYING is the key word... full info