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congrats franky & sasa!

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There was major insistence on getting dim sum for the first meal of the trip. The staff at the Metropark Hotel Mongkok (which ps is not terrible but is not as nice as the Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay) recommended we truck it over the Pioneer Center for some eats. After finding the food elevator we arbitrarily picked a floor and, bc we’re out of our minds, decided on the floor that opened into some of the tackiest decor I’ve seen this side of Vegas.

In true Vegas fashion we had run right smack dab into some wedding reception. Congratulations Franky and Sasa! Best wishes on your wedding!

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Written by joann

September 9, 2008 at 11:46 pm

hong kong dreamin’

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Seven days later, a few Benjamins shorter, and a few pounds heavier I’m finally back in the Bay Area. Hong Kong was so much fun! Who knew an impromptu trip could turn out so well? If you are ever in need of a trip to Asia, Hong Kong is a good pick – English speaking, mall loving, foodie heaven.

We took a super late flight to Hong Kong from San Francisco on good ol’ Singapore Airlines and arrived at our hotel around 10:30am local time. Tired from the long flight and the hour long trip from the airport we headed to the hotel’s restaurant, Cafe du Parc, for breakfast. I ordered the Oriental Breakfast for HKD90 (about USD12).

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Written by joann

January 22, 2008 at 11:49 pm