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Hello Melissa,

That's a really nice place. One day I'll go to Europe.

14 hours, 9 minutes ago on Bonjour France! Arriving in Beaune

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Those 3 african guys where the decoy to distract you while you wher being pickpockted.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Surviving France without your smartphone

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Hello Melissa,

Sorry to hear about what happened. That's what I fear traveling to Europe, pickpocketers everywhere. It could have been worst like you said. You are safe and unhurt, that's the main thing.

3 days, 5 hours ago on Surviving France without your smartphone

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@Melissa808 @M We always go to check it out every time we are in Harajuku. hahaha

3 days, 8 hours ago on Aloha Tokyo! Exploring Harajuku, Omotesando and Nakano

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Did you check out the Condomania Store in Harajuku?  hahaha

3 days, 13 hours ago on Aloha Tokyo! Exploring Harajuku, Omotesando and Nakano

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Hello Melissa,

Eating crepes in Harajuku is a must! All that food is making me J.  hahaha

3 days, 13 hours ago on Aloha Tokyo! Exploring Harajuku, Omotesando and Nakano

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Hello Melissa,

It's been over a year since I been to Japan. It's time to go back soon.

5 days, 3 hours ago on Cheap fun eats in Tokyo

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Xin Nian Kuai Le!

2 months, 1 week ago on Where real Chinese eat Chinese food

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Hello Melissa,

There's so much different kinds of chinee foods so I think it's hard to say where's my favorite and it's so subjective. So I will be safe and say that my mom's chinee foods are the best to me.  :)

2 months, 1 week ago on Where real Chinese eat Chinese food

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Hello Melissa,

My mom makes gau and jai so I never have to buy any. She use to make gin dui too but my aunty makes it for us now.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Chinee like me: Chinatown gau

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Hello Melissa!

I'm not a Vegas person, I rather go to other destinations, spent New Years in Japan last year.

Happy New Year Melissa!

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Viva Vegas! Great spots downtown

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Hello Melissa!

Congrats!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

4 months ago on My little auto adventure: Prius c

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Hello Meliisa,

Ikebukuro is always crowded. People everywhere going everywhere. Sunshine City is huge, you spend two days there and Namja Town is a very interesting place to visit too.

4 months, 1 week ago on Tokyo: the insanity of Namja Town

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Hello Melissa,

The yen is up and I can't go for awhile. It's making me crazy reading yor blog.

4 months, 2 weeks ago on Tokyo: Akihabara and Narukiyo

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Hello Melissa,

The yen jumped to 121! Got to go now!

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Day trip from Tokyo: Obuse

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Hello Melissa,

Another place to visit.

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Day trip from Tokyo: Niigata

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Hello Melissa,

That looks like a fun place.

4 months, 4 weeks ago on Nostalgic J-Pop at Yoyogi Milk Hall

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Hello Melissa,

One of the best ramen I had was at Tsukiji Market. I ate a shrimp tempura ramen in a small hole in the wall with about 6 stools at the counter.

4 months, 4 weeks ago on Wandering Tokyo, part 2

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Hello Melissa!

I really have to go back to Japan soon.

4 months, 4 weeks ago on Ramen kaiseki dinner in Tokyo

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Hello Melissa, It's been almost a year since I been to Japan, it's time to go back.

5 months ago on Wandering Tokyo, part 1

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Hello Melissa, I need my Japan fix. Got to go back very soon.

5 months, 1 week ago on Aloha Tokyo! A night out with Hawaii friends

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Hello Cat, it's ramen for me.

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Our Top 5: Comfort food

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My mom still makes the best to me.

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Our Top 5 challenge: Manapua

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Hello Melissa,

You are not alone, I too never heard of gravy burger.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Discovering Hilo’s gravy burger

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Hello Melissa,

My mom makes the best!

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Our Top 5: Manapua

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Hello Melissa,

Gonna go there next time I'm in Sapporo.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Aloha Sapporo! Visiting Furano, part 1

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Hello Melissa,

I have to go back, been to the park ( not during the Autumn fest), the tower and Nijo Market too.

6 months, 4 weeks ago on Aloha Sapporo! Nijo Market, TV Tower and Autumn Festival

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Hello Melissa!

What luck! I love Sapporo and will be back soon.

7 months ago on Aloha Sapporo! Return to the city

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Hello Melissa,


Next stop, Wada's!

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Happy hour and beyond at Restaurant Wada

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Hello Melissa!


That's great! Do you need someone to drive you home after the procedure?

8 months, 2 weeks ago on My LASIK adventure

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I agree with you 100% I just ignore all the sigh wavers as I drive by and don't even look at them even if I support that candidate. A friend of mines rear ended a car because he was busy looking and waving at the supporters and the car in front stopped.

8 months, 4 weeks ago on Wave bye to sign waving

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Hello Cat,

My blood sugar just went up looking at those pics.

9 months ago on Our Top 5: Bakeries I’m obsessed with

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Hello Melissa,

I work in the auto industry and besides the things you are looking for, and since I fix my own cars, I look beyond what most people think and look for. I look at the engine, how is it going to be if I need to work on it? Easy or hard? Parts? Will the part be easy to get? Will the parts be expensive? Warranty on the engine? Transmission? How's the service department? Recalls? Has there been a lot of recalls in past years? Dependable? Being stalled is the worst feeling. Accessories, do I need it or do I want it? The more accessories the more things can go wrong. Where's the oil filter? Is it easy to get to? Safety? What's the history of past years? Use? What will you be using it for mostly? I Standup Paddle so a car is not going to work for me. Know any mechanics? Get their opinions, most mechanics I know drives Toyota's,Honda's or Nissan's . That should tell you something. My brother has owned cars other than asian built and I fixed his cars way more than I do on minds. (I have a Nissan, Acura, Honda and Toyota).

Electric cars are great but when you need to replace the batteries down the road, it's going to cost you. Might be better off just buying a new car.

9 months ago on My little auto adventure

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Hello Olena!


9 months, 2 weeks ago on Olena Heu joins Frolic Hawaii team

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Hello Cat,

As long as you gave it your best shot, there's nothing more you can do. Nothing wrong with moving on with your life.


10 months ago on Being a quitter isn’t so bad

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No way I could afford spending that kind of money for dinner no matter how good it is. I would have to win the lottery first.

1 year, 10 months ago on Sheldon Simeon at Vintage Cave

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Hello Melissa, I'm planing on going.

1 year, 11 months ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Eisa Festival

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 @Grant Shindo I never been there.

1 year, 11 months ago on Omakase Challenge: Sushi ii

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Hello Melissa and Grant,

I'm DROOLING!

1 year, 11 months ago on Omakase Challenge: Sushi ii

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Hello Melissa,

We're been to the Kahala Wahoo's a fews times since I live in the area. I like the food and they have healthy choices too. But unfortunately we didn't go there for Cinco de Mayo.

1 year, 11 months ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Wahoo’s Hawaii

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Hello Melissa!,

I love spam anyway you make it.

2 years ago on Waikiki Spam Jam 2013

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It was very interesting what kind of products they produced with Lavender.

2 years ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Koa Chang

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Hello Melissa,

We were just there on the farm 2 weeks ago.

2 years ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Koa Chang

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Hello Melissa!

yum yum!

2 years ago on Lamb Mondays at 12th Avenue Grill

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Hello Melissa, I'm still figuring out what to do. Can't do it on Valentines Day, other commitments so it will have to be on Friday.

2 years, 2 months ago on A Valentine to remember

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Hello Melissa!

We were there too! My mom used to make gin dui but not anymore, too humbug. She'll be making jai this weeekend and she made jook and gao earlier in the week.

2 years, 2 months ago on Did this: Night in Chinatown

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Hello Melissa!

I always wanted to try there. Chinee NewYear brings back a lot of good memories. I my younger days I was part of the Lung Kong Physical Cultural club and performed the Lion dance and Kung Fu demonstrations all over the islands. Just hearing the drum beats gives me goose bumps. Do you know each club has their own drum beat? Just from hearing the drum beat in the distance over the others I can recongnize my former club even today.

2 years, 2 months ago on Chinee like me: Dim sum at Yee Hong Pavilion

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I can't wait to eat my mom's Jai, it's better than anyplace else that I have eaten it.

2 years, 3 months ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Sing Cheong Yuan

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Hello Melissa!

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

You know that I'm chinee too but what you didn't know is that I'm a snake too!

2 years, 3 months ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Sing Cheong Yuan

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Hello Melissa!

Happy New Year!

2 years, 3 months ago on Last day in Paris ~ À bientôt

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