Jill’s Top 10 Vacation Destinations in 2015

Looking back on 2015, this was a enlightening year for traveling. Since my daughter was studying in Shanghai, China we planned a two week trip to visit and travel with her to some fascinating cities in Asia. Here are 10 of my favorite vacations in 2015 that I experienced and shared with my readers in…

What’s New at the Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Redesigned Rooms at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Local Hong Kong designer Joyce Wang is redesigning all 113 guestrooms and suites. The rooms have an elegant “comfortable residential feel, together with a fresh and contemporary look,” said Torsten van Dullemen, General Manager of the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. The hotel offers some of the best…

Hong Kong’s New Cruise Port

Hong Kong has the new Kai Tak World Class Cruise Facility, making it a wonderful cruise port for many cruise lines. The Star Cruises’ largest Asian vessel, the SuperStar Virgo is based in Hong Hong and sails from the port to Taichung and Kaohsiung in Taiwan, Sanya in Hainan, China, or Halong Bay in Vietnam….