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Chengdu: Home of the Pandas

On December 24, 2013 By

At the end of a work trip to Chengdu, my coworkers took me to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.  They have an immense property with various habitats for pandas at different ages including a nursery for both giant pandas and red pandas.


First of all, the center is [...]

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Hong Kong–Revisited

On December 25, 2012 By

Earlier this fall, I travelled to Hong Kong for the 2nd time for a business meeting and got to do a little sightseeing.  Last time I visited I took the cable car to the Giant Buddha, and this time I went up to Victoria Peak!  In order to get to the top, you can [...]

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European Factory Tour

On September 27, 2011 By

In September, I went on a quick one week tour of our two European factories.  The first stop: London.  I was only there a day and a half, but stayed in an adorable hotel in Eton.  Eton is a small town across the bridge from Windsor, the castle where the Queen lives when [...]

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The Princess Diaries

On September 4, 2011 By

Top of the morning to you!  The week before Justin’s graduation I had a marketing meeting in Windsor, England and got to spend the weekend before exploring London with one of my business school roommates, Kristen!  We had a great time sightseeing, especially since it was only a couple of weeks after the big royal [...]

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Ni Hao Beijing

On June 28, 2011 By

Just came back from my 2nd trip to Beijing China!  Beijing is regarded as the “Cultural Center” of China as it has the famous Forbidden City, Tiananman Square and the nearby Great Wall.  As most of my time in Beijing is spent in meetings and hotels, these three items remain on my “To See” [...]

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The Land Down Under

On June 22, 2011 By

G’Day mates!  This week my business travels took me to a new country and continent – Sunshine Coast, Australia!  We stayed at a golf/beach resort about two hours north of Brisbane and it was beautiful!  The resort consists of little cabins scattered about so it was an interesting mix of camping-like nature, golf [...]

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After being in Singapore for about one month, I got all of my visas in check and was ready to hit the road! For my first trip, I went to visit my team in China which was perfect because I had already been to Shanghai last December, so at least I was slightly familiar with [...]

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