Maximizing Luxury Travel

There are thousands of uber-ornate doors in China. Here I focus on doors with people. Because after all, isn’t that what doors are for – to enter.

I love the way these photo challenges make me look at my photos differently. This one was taken at a market in Fengdu, China a few years ago.

Beijing, China For dinner, we took the advice of several friends (thanks!) and went to Da Dong for their fabulous Peking Duck. The menu is huge and a bit overwhelming, but...

Hong Kong. It’s bustling and surprisingly clean for a city this size. Well-dressed business people walk rapidly along the elevated sidewalks through the transit stations and ride the Central Pedestrian Escalator...

We have very quickly abandoned our plans for going to Macau tonight and have decided, instead, to relax and enjoy the beautiful Peninsula Hotel. The need for rest is paramount, particularly...

We left China a week ago for a brief visit to NYC before returning home. It’s been time enough to recover from some jet lag and a bit of a cold...

We are closing in on the end of our fabulous trip.  Today we beat the rain one last time as we headed for the top of Victoria Peak – it was...

Victoria Harbour skyline view of Hong Kong Island, just before the 8PM light show.

I forgot to mention we finally had rain last night.  But our bartender at the hotel had given his word it would not rain during the day – and fortunately his...

Shanghai is an absolutely beautiful city, but sometimes it seems almost too perfect.  I have a feeling in the back of my mind this is some sort of utopian Sci-Fi city,...