• See The World || Greece/Santorini Trip Recap
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    See The World || Greece/Santorini Trip Recap

    Santorini has been on my bucket list for many years! This year I finally decided to just make it happen. I chose to go in October because I read it is the off season. So much went into the preparation for this vacation- from renewing my passport, packing, planning the itinerary and looking into sites like e-mietwagenkreta.de to find a rental car to assist me in checking out what this island has to offer. But this all paid off, as everything about this place is amazing. I am not a big fan with millions people around any more. Since I have lived in Shanghai for 9 years, I really enjoy…

  • What to Wear at a Renaissance Festival By Shopping In Your Own Closet
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    What to Wear at a Renaissance Festival By Shopping In Your Own Closet

    I guess I am a too practical a person. I can’t see myself spend a lot of money buying a whole custom wear not even once of 3 years. 😉 This past Sunday, our family went to our local Renaissance Festival. I have lived in America for 11 years, but this was my third times went there. I am not a fun person I guess. Lol. Anyway, I have been super busy, and I didn’t even think about what to wear until the night before. I know, I am so last minute on this thing. So I did a little bit research and shopped in my closet. The outfit turned…

  • What To Wear and Pack To A Beach Picnic With Family
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    What To Wear and Pack To A Beach Picnic With Family

    A few weekends ago, my step-daughter, her fiancé and I decided to have a family beach picnic. I haven’t done any beach picnic before. I bought a very cute picnic basket a few months ago that I have never used. So this is the perfect time to try something new. What to Pack: 1. A Picnic Basket I love mine because it came with all the eating utensils, even with a wine opener, glasses, a tablecloth, and napkins. This carry-it-all basket is not just good looking, it is also quite practical. Which I can carry almost all the food here. Mine doesn’t have a cooler lining so we also took…

  • WHAT TO WEAR TO A HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL
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    What to Wear to a Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Road trips, outdoor concerts, pool parties, camping, and all kinds of festivals are the best part of summer for me. In the small town of Howell, Michigan, that I first lived when I moved to America, there’s an annual hot air balloon festival every June. It’s called the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. It’s been our family’s go-to festival for years. Every year, there are more than 50 spectacular balloons that will fill the Southeast Michigan skies with color. The Michigan Challenge is not only a ballooning competition. It’s a weekend filled with excitement, entertainment, and fun. This annual event attracts more than 100,000 spectators. The colorful balloons aren’t the only attraction.…

  • The Global Day of Discovery Dinner at Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel
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    The Global Day of Discovery Dinner at Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel

    Last Tuesday, 6/5, I was one of the lucky guests invited to this amazing #dayofdiscovery global event held at Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel. This was its 7th annual Global Day of Discovery at Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc. This year, four hotels were chosen: Bali, Paris, New York City, and Toledo. Being a Michigander, I’m only about 1.5 hours away from Toledo, Ohio. Yet, I only know very little about Toledo. In fact, I’m familiar with just three aspects of the city: Toledo Zoo, Toledo Mud Hens baseball team, and Tony Packo’s hot dogs. I’m glad I had the chance to visit for #dayofdiscovery because the event opened…

  • Home Away From Home, Four Seasons Hotel In Houston
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    Home Away from Home, Four Seasons Hotel in Houston

    When I think about Luxury hotels, Four Seasons are always the first ones that come to my mind. A few months ago, I had the chance to stay at the fantastic Four Seasons Hotel in Houston for two nights. This Four Seasons hotel is the luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of downtown Houston. Not only does it feature a relaxing spa and fitness center complete with pools, it’s an amazing location for any social gathering, and includes fine dining options such as authentic Italian cuisine, small plates and the finest wines. It is tucked away in the thriving business district. The Four Seasons Houston Hotel features 404 well-appointed guest…

  • See The World || What To Wear To Barcelona In Late March
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    See The World || What To Wear To Barcelona In Late March

    This past March was my first time in Barcelona, Spain. Let’s just put it this way, this was the only city among 14 countries and probably hundreds of cities that I have visited, that I had seriously considered to move to. That is how much I love this city! 😉 The blue sky, the crisp air, the palm trees and the ocean. Of course the amazing food and outstanding shopping. Oh, don’t forget the rich history and architectures that you can’t find anywhere else on this earth. Anyway, this post is just about what I have worn to Barcelona in its early spring season. You can also read SEE THE…

  • Stay Vacation At Motor City Casino Hotel In Detroit
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    Staycation At MotorCity Casino Hotel In Detroit

    This post is partnered with MotorCity Casino Hotel. It seems like everyone knows how much I love travel. It might be less obvious that I am partial to the odd gamble here and there. The Jack Casino online is amongst my favorites. Recently I have received the same question many times: “Where are you going next?” Lol! Well, probably a road trip in June to Charleston, SC, August to Tuscany, Italy and Province, France, October to Athens and Santorini, Greece and November will be to LA. But in between those trips, I probably will take some short trips, or staycations just like I did last week at the fabulous MotorCity…

  • See The World || Shanghai China #2
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    See The World || Shanghai China #2

    This is the second post about Shanghai, you can read the first one here. If you have read the first one, you probably have already seen the modern side of this huge city. In this second post, I want to show you around of the traditional side of Shanghai. Shanghai represents the most populous city in China with a population that reach more than 23 million people. Shanghai as many of the most developed cities in western countries, is divided in two districts by the Huangpu River. The west area is named Puxi (older part of the city) while the east Pudong, (new part of the city) is characterized by…

  • See The Would---What To Wear To London In Late March
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    See The World || What To Wear To London In Late March

    If you have been following me on my Instagram, you probably already have seen a lot of IG stories and lives about my Europe trip from last month. In this post, I will only focus on what to wear to London in Late March. I didn’t pack a coat because I was just so tired of winter in Michigan and the weather forecast said it will be 50s most of the days when I was there. But obviously it was not the case. The temperatures turned out so much colder than I hoped. Every time when I travel to a big city, I always pack natural colors clothing but statement…

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    Vacation In Europe || Back in Spring

    Yes, I am on vacation again! 😉 This time I am not traveling alone. I am with my step-daughter now heading to London, Paris, Barcelona and then New York City. I will be back on 3/31 and my new blog post will be live again on 4/2, Monday. Meanwhile, don’t forget to follow my trip and adventures via my Instagram stories. Thank you for reading, and if you like what you read, please comment below or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter for new post updates, and follow me on Instagram for all the amazing fashion, beauty and life style products that…

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