The city of chocolate and beer and mussels…Brussels!

Brussels is the capital of Belgium. When I think of Belgium I think of chocolate and beer and waffles. I was not let down when I arrived and although I did not indulge in all the delicacies, I went into to the stores for the scents and smells. Even if I didn’t sample much of…

One night in Beijing makes a hard man humble?

My first day in Beijing may be one of the longest days I have ever had in a country. 5:00am arrival with a 1:30am bed time that evening. Somehow, Kalindra and I managed to stay very busy! We arrived to the Traders Hotel┬áBeijing around 7:30am. Unfortunately, our room would not be ready until about 2:30pm…