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Month: April 2015

Shanghai: Part Èr

Shanghai: Part Èr

Sunday Funday! Because of the festivities the night before, we got a little bit of a late start. The group met together in the hotel lobby, and walked to Yang’s Dumplings (again!). It was surprisingly good hangover food, and we felt ready to take on a day of tourism after our meal. We took the metro train to the Jing’an Temple, which was a short ride from Nanjing Road.  Shanghai is literally the land of many malls, which means that this Buddhist Temple was…

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Shanghai: Part Yī

Shanghai: Part Yī

I have worked at the Peninsula Hotel Chicago for three and half years now, and since my start there I have wanted to participate in their Cross Exposure Program. Every year, they send a group of employees to our Shanghai property for two weeks to learn what they can in their respective departments. After a couple attempts, this year was finally my year.  Our group of 8 left the US on February 7 and embarked on a fourteen hour flight…

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