From checking out Macau’s cultural scene to rolling through Colorado in America’s biggest truck, the Up&AtEm Travel highlights 2017 are varied! Although I did not visit any new countries this year, I am just as thrilled looking back on these special trip memories as I was in 2016. Without furtherRead More →

Chances are big city dwellers, foodies and travelers have tried dim sum. But I am willing to bet that some of my countryfolk in the USA had not heard of the Chinese dining tradition until it was mentioned by Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (2014). ButRead More →


I’m ready to say “sayonara” to 2K16 – a year that kicked off with a car crash and continued to metaphorically drizzle for its duration. Though coming home to J after a frustrating commute in each direction and a long workday multiplied by management’s pettiness, I was exceptionally thankful forRead More →