Hong Kong – from the bustling streets of Kowloon to the serenity of Tian Tan Buddha

Click to see photos of Hong Kong Hong Kong is one of two Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the other being Macau. Nestled between the South China Sea and mainland China, Hong Kong is … Continue reading Hong Kong – from the bustling streets of Kowloon to the serenity of Tian Tan Buddha

Istanbul, Turkey – the confluence of past and the present, east and west and Islam and Christianity

Click to see photos of Istanbul We decided to extend my school trip into a delightful vacation in Turkey. Turkey, especially Istanbul, is where east meets west. Grand Roman and Ottoman monuments stand majestically amidst modern structures. Every street corner … Continue reading Istanbul, Turkey – the confluence of past and the present, east and west and Islam and Christianity