Spring Disney Inspirational Run

This past weekend I finally got back to running. Between experiencing my first actual winter and avoiding air pollution, it has been difficult to get outside and run. I have been looking forward to this run for months, especially after watching the Kunshan Marathon a few weeks ago. This is the first run where IContinue reading “Spring Disney Inspirational Run”

Chinese New Year at Jing’an Temple

Day two of Chinese New Year started with a search for open restaurants for breakfast. We found KFC of course. Then made our way down to Jing’an Temple. It is a beautiful temple hidden in the middle of the business district. There were many people praying and lighting incense sticks, but there weren’t as manyContinue reading “Chinese New Year at Jing’an Temple”

Chinese New Year at Yuyuan Garden

After Disney, Helene left me for Taiwan (insert crying emoji) and I hopped in a DiDi to explore the other side of Shanghai. Hotel I stayed at Zhotels on West Nanjing Road. The room was small and nicely set up for a quick single person trip and I don’t know if I was still exhaustedContinue reading “Chinese New Year at Yuyuan Garden”

Mouse Lanterns

I decided to start off this Chinese New Year break with a trip to Disneyland. I mean. Why not. So, of course, my main French- Canadian ride or die joined me. Hotel We stayed at one of the Hanting hotels, Hanting Zhoupu, near Disney. IT was just a short walk from the metro station. First,Continue reading “Mouse Lanterns”