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Shanghai Pork Ball Makers


Shanghai Pork Ball Makers 542 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck In Shanghai near the Bund we had fried pork balls in dough as a tasty treat at a small place on the street that seemed to be very popular with local … Continue reading

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Pork Ball Restaurant, Shanghai Near Bund


Pork Ball Restaurant, Shanghai Near Bund 596 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck On the China trip I enjoyed the Shanghai street food more than that of Beijing but not sure if that really represnted differences in the cities of just where … Continue reading

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Victoria Peak Tram, Hong Kong


Here on Victoria Peak the view is legendary….but we can’t see due to fog right now.   The tram was a fun and cool short ride up extremely steep slope to the top where there is a nice “Pacific Coffee” shop … Continue reading

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Shanghai Travel Tips


Great list from Tang Dynasty Travel: http://www.tangdynastytravel.com/destination/shanghai-sights.html Here’s a blog by a local from Shanghai, written for travelers to the city: http://home.wangjianshuo.com/

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Island Pacific Hotel, Hong Kong


We are booked for three nights at the Island Pacific Hotel in Hong Kong and I’m looking forward to enjoying what looks like a great hotel very near the waterfront along Hong Kong’s spectacular Victoria Harbor.  We appear to be about … Continue reading

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Yelp’s new funding round.


TechCrunch has a nice summary of several travel review sites and notes that Yelp has now had 31MM in funding and is rumored to be worth about 200MM.   For a company that makes under 10MM per year this seems pretty high, … Continue reading

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Kayak about to buy Sidestep, raises about 200 million as part of the deal.


Kayak is a great travel site and as I’ve noted before several times I think it is the best place to start your comparisons on flight and hotel prices, though it won’t necessarily deliver the cheapest results every time.    In fact … Continue reading

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