United States


Fairmont San Francisco Bombay Suite – San Francisco, California

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

We had a layover in San Francisco, which was strategically planned such that we can work in an overnight at this beautiful hotel, and book an afternoon tea at their location. The location is quite convenient from BART, which brought us in from the airport. It is a short hike to the hotel, but it […]

Mandalay Bay – Las Vegas, Nevada

Friday, September 30th, 2016

I’ve always loved going to Las Vegas especially experiencing new hotels. This time, I found myself checked in at Mandalay Bay, and the hotel is beautiful. The resort is absolutely beautiful but I wished the staff was friendlier as i had an incident with them, and they didn’t seem to value my experience. The room […]

The Venetian – Las Vegas, Nevada

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

While we were visiting Las Vegas, staying at The Venetian, I’m not sure how we got so lucky… but we got upgraded to Prima Suite which was amazing! This room has the doors opening into a foyer area, which was marble and amazing. Truly a sense of wealth and luxury! Just off the foyer is […]

New York-New York Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

We had the opportunity to go to Vegas for a few days, and from there we did some hotel hopping to experience more! Our first stop was New York – New York located right on the strip, towards the end (closer to the airport). I must admit, the hotel is much nicer than expected! We […]

Cafe Orchid – Millbrae, California

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

We went for HK Style food on our last day before we went to the airport to come home, and went to Cafe Orchid in Millbrae – which is pretty close to the airport. Parking for this restaurant is a little tricky, but we’ve been here before and both times we’ve lucked out. I ordered […]

New Gold Medal – Oakland, California

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

It was a late night before we had time to go have dinner. By the time we were ready, I just wanted some simple Chinese food and so we went to New God Medal Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown. It’s opened until late, and I hear they open early as well – so they’re always opened […]

Pho Ao Sen – Oakland, California

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

We went for some Vietnamese while our visit to California and met up our family Pho Ao Sen and it’s located right on 12th Street. This restaurant is so busy and they have parking both beside the restaurant and across the street. We started with the standard, some salad roll, which they call Goi Cuon- […]

Lungomare – Oakland, California

Monday, November 17th, 2014

We decided to take a walk in and around Jack London Square where we decided we wanted to sit down and have an early lunch. We walked into Lungomare as there was a lot of people sitting on the patio – and we wanted to be there as well. I really wanted a Hot Tea […]

Saigon Seafood Harbor – Richmond, California

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

We went to celebrate family members birthday and they choose to go to Saigon Seafood Harbor as they’re regulars there – always good food and service at a great rate. I’ve been here a few times for dim sum and dinner before as well and we never have a complaint. We decided to order their […]

Ole’s Waffle Shop – Alameda, California

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

We have been going to Ole’s Waffle Shop for many years now and the place is always packed. I love this place as it not only had the best breakfast food, it’s in an old fashioned style diner with the long bar, swivel seats and booths! Located right on Park Street, you won’t miss it […]