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Photos from Seven Lakes Drive & Merry Christmas!

It's the morning of 24th of December 2016, Saturday. One of my neighbours was playing loud Beijing Opera. It was cute in a way but somehow it bothered me. There are more and more Chinese residents in Sydney now. Sometimes I wonder, why did I…
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Day Trip to Nan Tien Temple + Woollongong

Since the end of last year, Woollongong has become my favourite day trip destination, and whenever my parents come back to Sydney, they'd like to go visit Nantien Temple. It's been nearly three years since my last visit to Nan Tien Temple, which…
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The Perfect Reflection: Yale University Photo Diary

After seeing Prinseton and Harvard University, a visit to Yale University obviously was a must. Yale's central campus in downtown New Heaven, Connecticut is grand. So grand that a few pictures could no longer do its justice. 
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The US Photo Diary: Connecticut Riverside in Autumn

To someone who (lives in Sydney) only gets to see either green or brown coloured leaves all year round, Autumn foliage is a big deal. A tree full of yellow leaves will make me really happy, so you can just imagine how excited I was driving around…
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Rhode Island Photo Diary

That time we went to Rhode Island was quite special with Providence downtown main roads blocked for a pink run, which meant we could take pictures of the Rhode Island State House in the middle of road without worrying about any cars passing…
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2016 Year Review and Plan for This Holiday Season

Do you have a feeling that year 2016 is the shortest year ever? Long gone are the days when we were little kids, eagerly waiting for the new year and holiday season to come sooner. It feels like I haven't achieved much in 2016 and it is deserting…
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Harvard University Photo Diary

So there's recent report saying that Chinese president's daughter who's currently studying at Harvard University, Massachusetts, refused to go back to continue her studies in China. Her reason being, Harvard students are down to earth. There…

Coppelia Ballet at Sydney Opera House

My start of Summer this year was welcomed by a beautiful Ballet - Coppelia at the Sydney Opera House. What about a drink and a bite to eat at the Opera Bar with friends beforehand in this glorious weather? Who could have said no. The…
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Dinner at Tang Hui Restaurant, Sydney

So they say Duck at Tang Hui is exceptional and it didn't disappoint, though the instruction of dipping duck's crispy skin in white sugar as a "traditional Chinese way of eating" was a bit odd. Because, being a Chinese coming from Northern…

Where to Hold a Big Party in Newbury, England

As exciting as it can be for you to think about planning a big anniversary party, holiday party, reunion or wedding, the truth is that once you undertake the project, a great deal of work'll be involved. Stay calm and collected, otherwise it…
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How to Take Better Care of Your Colon

My Grandpa died of Colon cancer. I had a long, good cry on the bank of a river thousands miles away, wishing I'd had the chance to see him the last time. Sure, his departure was partly due to old age but Statistics show Colon cancer causes…
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How to Spend One Day in Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is picturesque and rich in history. There'll be plenty to do and explore but if you only have 1 day to spare, here's how to enjoy Salem in one day! Wandering around Salem Maritime National Historic Site Explore the legacy of the East…
New Hampshire fall colors
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Photo Diary: New Hampshire Continues

If you think Kancamagus Highway is pretty hard to pronounce, try this one: Lake Winnipesaukee. Ok, maybe that's just me who can't pronounce names properly. I'm very jealous of you guys in America who get to see 4 seasons and splendid autumn…
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The Seafood Spectacular 2016

As a seafood fanatic, I'm delighted to be invited to the Seafood Spectacular again this year. The Seafood Spectacular is organised by Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce offering great creative seafood canapés by 11 local Sydney TAFE apprentice…