Blogs I Follow
Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack invites bloggers to post travel photos each week. This time she’s given us “Simplify” for a theme because the first week of August is Simplify Your Life Week. The images above all have simple lines … Continue reading
Suzhou’s Silk Museum is free and offers visitors a chance to see the history of silk and how silk was made long ago. It just takes about an hour to go through the exhibits, which offer lots of English explanations. … Continue reading
On charming Pingjiang Road, Celeste House is one of many cafés beckoning passersby. Craving some hot chocolate, my friends and I succumbed. Celeste House has a restaurant and guest house. It’s got the feel of a small, traditional inn and … Continue reading
Located along a canal in a preserved district, that’s updated with shops and cafés the Mingtown is a great place to stay when visiting Suzhou. It’s within walking distance of the terrific Suzhou Museum, the Humble Administrator’s Garden and several … Continue reading
On of the jewels in Suzhou’s crown is the Humble Administrator’s Garden. Suzhou has many, many terrific Chinese gardens which were first designed in the 11th – 16th centuries and maintained (with varying care) to this day. Visiting in December, … Continue reading
Because Knowledge Must Be Free
The Martin, McGhee, Vining, Joy, Tower, Kennedy and other family lines. Sharing our photos and stories and history.
capturing memories one moment at a time
The Illustrated Travel Blog
Extraordinary delight of musicals and spirituality
Life hacks, fashion and beauty tips, photography, health gyan, poetry and heartfelt musings about everything and anything under the sun!
“The audience seems hazy to me, shrouded in a veil through which I can’t see.” Park Chan-wook
A sailboat, a couple, and their little dog too.
A bit of this, a bit of that, the meandering thoughts of a dreamer.
A celebration of Japanese culture.
Favorite Finds From YouTube
TWO PILGRIMS PROGRESSING TO PARADISE
Vegetarian + plant-based recipes + travel photography
By University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana, iSchool Students
The good, the bad and the ugly; an uncensored look at the latest films hitting the big screen.
News and commentaries for a free and just China
Helping you attain your goals