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Portlandia

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Last month, Tim, Pauline, their daughter, Pauline’s brother, Jesse, and I drove down to Portland for a weekend-o-fun. If you don’t know, Oregon has no sales tax, so if you ever find yourself in the state, that would be a good time to have your shopping spree. Unfortunately, I wasn’t…

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Why you should travel

  • March 31, 2013
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Born to roam I come from a family of travelers. My mother is an immigrant from the Philippines. Out of her nine siblings, she’s one of three that moved out of the country, and one of two that settled outside the PI’s borders. My paternal grandmother worked in and moved…

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Custom Qipao at Simpson Sin Tailor

  • January 21, 2013
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Last year, Jesse and I showed a few visiting Seattlites around Hong Kong. They took us to Simpson Sin Tailor, which had recently been featured on Anthony Bourdain’s show The Layover. When we were greeting at the door with ice cold beer, I knew right then and there that these…

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My Trip to Germany

  • January 20, 2013
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Late last year, in September, Jesse and I went to Germany to debut our toys at Erofame in Hannover. Neither of us had ever been to Europe and it was always a life-long dream of ours. We were so excited to finally be going to the land of beer, schnitzels,…

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Shek O Beach

  • August 28, 2012
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I’m finally getting around to it. Pictures from my 30th birthday weeklong celebration (don’t hate)/Cathy’s trip to the Heavenly Kingdom. First up- Shek O Beach We don’t have much by way of sandy beaches in Seattle, or clean water which one can frolic in in Changping, so when a friend…