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  • 9 Reasons to buy an automatic watch:

    DISCOVER WHY GRAYTON IS WORTHY OF YOUR PENNY

    In an age where nothing is special, how do you know when what you have is? When it comes to fashion, there are two types of people in this world: those who wear automatic watches and those who don’t. The latter are practical. Why be weighed down by an extra accessory when we all carry around phones that tell the exact time to the millisecond? I understand these...
  • Weekend Horse-Riding at Lo Wu Saddle Club

    GETTING BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN

    When I was 10-years-old, my mother enrolled me in the “Berklee’s School of Etiquette” so I could learn how to be a lady. While I may not have retained the knowledge of what fork to use on what occasion or when and where the proper time to wear gloves is, the saving grace of this class was that every week, for those that signed up, students would learn how to ride horses because apparently learning equestrian is on the checklist of lady skills. In any case, I won’t run a smear campaign...
  • Cebu: Paradise in the Pacific

    RELAX AND EXPLORE ON A VACATION IN THE PHILIPPINES

    A family vacation for five days in the Philippines sounds slightly extravagant to the average reader. But, when you live in Shenzhen or Hong Kong, the Philippines are actually a really quick getaway destination. There are three direct flights that leave Hong Kong at different times throughout the week, depending on the day, allowing you to leave the world of work and stress for some of the best beaches in the world...
  • American in Paris

    HOW TO BE A GOOD TOURIST IN FRANCE

    Sometimes I feel like I’m cheating on America with France. I was born in the USA but have always found myself drawn to the city of love and light. While the United States represents comfort and belonging, the country of my home but one I did not choose, France is my mistress, the city I marvel at every time I step outside of Charles de Gaulle Airport. The one...
  • Do Whiskey Stones Really Rock?

    Stones Used to Cool Drinks Take Over Freezers.

    Rocks are not just used for building structures and decorating our bodies as jewelry. They are now being used in lieu of ice cubes and I can’t seem to stop hearing about them. While fancy ice cubes are still being used to “wow” whisky drinkers at bars, at home these stones are being shown off to friends and family as a godsend that no longer leaves drinks...

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