Author: princess teri

Wild Ginger, Bellevue, Washington

– Make a reservation, even for 9pm – Most options seem nonspicy, but flavors are authentic. Might not be a Mothers Day pick – Seattle-casual dining… Come as you are in your $60 tshirt I thought the fish was an odd choice for the Siam lettuce cups, but the jicama and groundnut would have been overwhelmed by the texture of...

How to spend a day in Maple Valley, Washington

Breakfast at Seven Diner, on the back patio overlooking the Cedar River. Stare St the flyfishers and believe momentarily that you could do that. Seven Diner 22607 SE 216th Way, Maple Valley, WA 98038 (425) 432-4795 https://goo.gl/maps/xLUZ9xzJktv6pzXy6 Descend into the Cedar River canyon at the Green River Gorge Resort ($5 to hike down the stairs). Allow 1 hr minimum. Wear...

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc

“Last year, Microsoft, along with Google and Facebook, joined 50 countries in signing on to a similar call by French President Emmanuel Macron — the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace — to end “malicious cyber activities in peacetime.” Notably absent from the signatories were the world’s most aggressive cyberactors: China, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Russia — and...

Yosemite spring

Thinking about a Memorial day jaunt to Yosemite? Bring your ice climbing gear https://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-sierra-winter-snow-storm-20190515-story.html

San Francisco real estate prices 33pct cheaper than Beijing

Article from 2 years ago but still relevant. California housing looks cheap in comparison to some Chinese Cities: $25.5 Billion Invested into California by China since 2000. “Foreign money has been a key ingredient in propping up home values in many cities across the United States. There is no doubt about this. If you look at places like Irvine, many...

Yosemite snowpack at 276pct of normal

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/05/09/yosemite-deep-snow-cleared-famed-road-opens-friday/amp/ Every year, crews driving huge snow plows with whirring metal rotary blades remove snow that buries the fabled route seven feet deep or more. This year, they had more than usual. On April 1, the snowpack was 176 percent of normal in the park. Two years ago, after the wet winter of 2017 that broke California’s five-year drought and...

Thailand economic future

4th largest ASEAN economy; booming tourism; Thailand 4.0 and Eastern Economic Corridor initiatives will guise robust future growth https://seasia.co/2018/08/10/latest-2018-economies-ranking-of-gdp-per-capita-of-southeast-asian-countries https://www.sansiri.com/en/news/thailand-s-economic-performance-in-2018-and-outlook-for-2019-330/ It is undeniable that tourism is and will always remain a pillar of the Thai economy. 2018 has been no exception, with February of this year experiencing the highest evervolume of tourist traffic to the nation. When it comes to...