August 13, 2015No Comments

Norway: From Bergen to Kirkenes

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Trondheim

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ms_yvonne_lin_Norway_Cruise_04RIB Safari to Saltstraumen in Bodø

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Back in May, Young and I took our honeymoon trip to Norway. We wanted to hit several locations and also make planning a little easier, so we decided on a cruise for the first week. We flew into Oslo and took the train out to Bergen, where we embarked on our journey up to Kirkenes. I wish we could have explored more in each location, but it was nice to get a sense of how unique each place was. Up next will be our final days in Norway, which we spent in Oslo and our road trip to Pulpit Rock.

Photography by Ms. Yvonne Lin

April 19, 20152 Comments

Thuy and Phil

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY MS. YVONNE LIN

January 28, 2015No Comments

Shrimp & Grits

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Last weekend, the forecast didn't look too good, so we planned to stay indoors and cook! Our friend Steph came over and we prepped and cooked shrimp and grits. Well, she cooked. I ran around rearranging the furniture to try to get the best lighting for our little delectable shrimp.  I have to say, shrimp and grits were so perfect for such a cold and gloomy day. Here is the Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits recipe we used from the Food Network. So yummy!

Photography by Ms. Yvonne Lin

November 24, 2014No Comments

New Hampshire

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A couple of weeks ago, Young and I drove up the New Hampshire to catch the tail end of the fall foliage. The weather was quite temperamental. One minute it wanted to be moody and hazy, the next there was bright blue skies and puffy clouds. Some places looked as if autumn had just began and other places winter had already settled in. There was even a slight dusting of snow right before we left. Nevertheless, it was nice just to relax and explore. My goal is to have conditioned myself as well as my knees to do the Franconia Ridge hike next year some time. Wish me luck.

Photography by Ms. Yvonne Lin