Tag: Hong Kong

  • Taking the kids on a travel adventure

    Taking the kids on a travel adventure

    When Kevin and I took Rowan on a vacation to Asia and Australia this year, I knew it would be a good opportunity to tell some great travel stories. We took our little guy to the places we knew would excite all our souls, including Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysian Borneo and Perth. But we […]

  • Blasting evil robots

    Blasting evil robots

    Wow. We just spent two days in Hong Kong Disneyland and we’re completely exhausted. Well, except for Rowan. After going on “Buzz Lightyear’s Astroblasters” interactive ride (it’s set up kind of like a video game) about half a dozen times just today, Rowan is busy playing Angry Birds on my phone while Kevin naps, and […]

  • 20 minutes of calm perfection

    20 minutes of calm perfection

    Ocean Park, on Hong Kong Island, is part ocean themed amusement park, and part zoo, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit. Rowan has been into sharks lately, and we thought he’d get a kick out of seeing one at their Grand Aquarium. We spent the whole day roaming around, but because of […]

  • Transportation as destination

    Transportation as destination

    For a three-year-old boy, getting there is more exciting than being there. Today we took a hotel shuttle bus to a drop off point near The Star Ferry and Rowan was swept away by the idea that we had our own personal bus that drove really fast. Next we took the ferry across to Hong […]

  • Jet lagged at 3 am in Hong Kong

    Jet lagged at 3 am in Hong Kong

    When Kevin and I told friends what we had planned for our next family vacation, we got more than a couple of raised eyebrows and even heard a few cries of “you’re crazy!”. Most of the people we know have plans to spend a week or two out West or maybe down South. But we […]