• What Tools And Apps I Use To Take and Edit Photos
    blogging,  Fashion,  Travel Tips

    What Tools And Apps I Use To Take and Edit Photos

    My late husband was my photographer. He was always with me and took millions photos that I could pick from. But now it is just me and I have traveled even more for my blogging business or vacation this year. I need many photos to post, so I have to find a way to do the trick. Below are a few simple tools or App that have helped me keep producing high quality photos by myself. 1. Light-Up Phone Case For Selfie or Instagram Story I noticed that I have taken more and more selfies and Instagram stories when I am traveling. Most of them are pretty bad quality due…

  • See The World || Shanghai China #1
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    See The World || Shanghai China #1

    1999, I ran away from my hometown Anshan, China, to seek a new life in Shanghai. You can read the reason and what my life was in Shanghai here “About Me”. I lived in Shanghai for 9 years. From an almost homeless person to a successful business owner, Shanghai was the place that I have grown into an independent women. I also met my late husband in Shanghai, so it is really a very special place for me. This early February, I flight back to Shanghai to visit my friends. If you have been following me on my Instagram stories, you probably have already seen a lot of fun time…

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    What To Pack When You Travel From a Cold Place to a Warm Place

    For the folks like me who live in a cold region, winter travel can be a bit of a hassle. Especially if you are traveling from a cold place to a warm or hot place. What should you pack? I don’t know about you, I like to travel light, but at the same time still look my best. The key for me is layering and picking multi-functional pieces. Below are some examples to show you what I packed when I traveled from Michigan to Los Angeles and Florida during this last Thanksgiving and New Year. 1. What to wear to the airport. On both trips, when I left Michigan the…

  • Travel Tips

    Dining like a local at your travel destination

    Dining like a local at your travel destination This is a sponsored post from Detroit Party Bus Company. You will see some of my discoveries of food and drink from my recent Paris trip. I totally agree on “Dining like a local at your travel destination” and enjoy the tips. 🙂 One of the best parts about traveling to new destinations is sampling the food. Whether you’re a fan of experiencing the local restaurants or bustling farmers markets, there’s something to be said about sinking your teeth into the local flavors. There’s no better way to get acquainted with a culture than by eating the food! Not only does food…

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    WiFi Wherever You Travel With Telecom Square Global Hotspot

    WiFi Wherever You Travel With Telecom Square Global Hotspot Hi guys! I am back from Paris in one piece and with many great memories!;) I was really worried before the trip because it was my first international solo trip. I know zero French and my English is not the best either. There is nobody I know in Paris and I didn’t have any company for the trip. It turned out to be one of my favorite vacations because I got so much help from my convenient internet access. On my phone I have several apps that are definitely my heroes when it came to the success of this trip. I…

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    Long flowy dresses the best choice for your beach vacation

    Long flowy dresses the best choice for your beach vacation Blue long flowy maxi dress similar here A few weeks ago my husband and I went to Cancun for our spring break vacation. This is our second year in a row going to the exact same resort. So I had a pretty good idea what to pack and how to prepare. Well, mostly. We packed 4 bottles of spray on sunscreen for 7 days and it was enough. But even so, my husband and I both got cooked to a nice lobster red. I am thinking next time, we need to add maybe another bottle or two and some sunscreen…

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    Spring break Cancun resort style outfit tips

    Spring break Cancun resort style outfit tips Yayyyyyy! Today is the last day before my spring break. Now THAT’S something to celebrate, right? Actually, it’s worth a week long celebration. Well, my husband says that I am usually a party pooper, but this time, count me in! And I mean all in for my Cancun trip! 🙂 I am working on packing now and you will see my live report if you follow me on my IG and FB account. 😉 But meanwhile, here is a recap of posts and photos about what to wear for a resort vacation from last year when I was there. Wondering what to wear…

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    NYFW 16 Getting to NYC, the hard way

    NYFW 16 Getting to NYC, the hard way So I’ve been posting about my coverage of the many fashion shows I got invited to in the recent New York Fashion Week. I hope you’ve enjoyed the coverage and photos. But what about the trip itself? I am SO glad you asked! This was both the trip of my dreams and the stuff of nightmares! I had a long 4 day weekend from my day job for the President’s Day holiday. But since I always like to have a day to recover before heading back to work and because this trip was completely on our dime we decided to go for…

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    Vegas style

    Vegas style Las Vegas is such a special place that I even heard about it before I knew a lot of Chinese cities, and I grew up in China! It really goes to show you just how powerful the media is. And especially in China in the 70’s and 80’s they decided what we needed to know or not. So in most Chinese people’s mind, Vegas is all that was wrong and ugly about the evil Western society! A place filled with so many dirty things, like gambling, drugs and red light districts. Of course, it’s not that China doesn’t now and hasn’t always had those things but it was…

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    Travel recap Oh, take a hike

    Travel recap Oh, take a hike Well we had survived our first night without any unauthorized bumps in the night. We had stopped for a couple days of down time to unwind from our vacation in NYC. So my husband had found an old hotel that had been refurbished into a very nice looking Bed & Breakfast Inn. The only thing that wasn’t advertised was the fact that it had a reputation of being haunted! There was even a review on one of the rating websites telling of all kinds of noises and other unpleasant experiences. If that reviewer was to be believed it was so bad they had to…

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    Travel recap From the Big Apple to Small Potatoes

    Travel recap From the Big Apple to Small Potatoes I am a candidate for Fashionistas Of The Month – September 2015 Edition in Starcentral magazine! Please vote for me here! You can vote once a day! And you can apply for the candidate for next month too! Thank you so much! 🙂 OMG! That price CAN’T be real! That purse has been on my wish list for a long time! It’s on clearance AND a special sale? Sign me up! I do need a wallet to go with. How about…YES…a double sale on that too! This is the best shopping trip I’ve ever been on! Why did I wait so…

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