Month: February 2016

China, Travel

Gourmet in Summer Palace – Aman, Beijing

Gourmet Chinese food enjoyed within the Summer Palace itself. This ass-kicking hotel restaurant had it all going – the traditional deco, the service, the ambience and the location. Different from most Chinese restaurants that I’ve been, this one was quiet and the waitron knew what service was. Honestly, after 8 years […]

South Africa, Travel

Table Mountain, Cape Town

Symbol of Cape Town and my compass (towards the mountain = towards town). It is a daily beautiful sight for Capetonians.   Table Mountain – 1 of the 7 natural wonders in the world Feature: Naturally flat top mountain, 1086m above sea level. It hosts 1470+ rare and endangered  floral […]

my little box uk february 2016, my little home box, localgirlforeignland
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My Little Box UK February 2016

My blog will continue to be 99% about travel 🙂 Got to admit that this is a WEIRD entry for my blog. This is my 4th box 😀 I am loving it!! My Little Box UK. Why the strange post? It just that there are so few ‘My Little Box’ English […]

Japan, Okinawa, Travel

Shuri Castle site – Okinawa, Japan

Shurijo site is 1 of a 9 parts UNESCO site (Gusuku) in Okinawa. A rather unusual arrangement really, these 9 sites are scattered all over the prefecture and isn’t all next to each other. The other 8 are: Tamaudun 玉陵 – Naha 那覇市 Sonohyan-utaki Ishimon 園比屋武御嶽石門 – Naha 那覇市 Shikinaen 識名園 – […]