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The Bad Daughter

As most of you know, my parents were here to celebrate our birthdays week. We all have birthdays in May, so I thought it’d be great to celebrate it all together. So my folks were in the city for a week, and although I took some time off to hang out with them, the question remained: What would they do here for a week?

After much thinking, I decided to put them in the famous Fung Wah bus. That’s right, the famous Chinatown to Chinatown bus! Here’s how it works:  go from the Chinatown of a major East Coast city to any other Chinatown of another major East Coast city for no more than $15 each way. That’s like over 10 times cheaper than the train. The bus goes to NY, DC, Boston, Toronto, you name it, my peeps will take you there for a very friendly rate.

While doing some research, I relied on my friends for recommendations. I asked my friend Kokes if she had any suggestions for a reputable, good Chinatown to Chinatown company, and her “well, Fung Wah is the biggest, but when I took it, my bus broke down and so did the bus before” didn’t ease my concerns. Queen Bee‘s “well…it was an interesting trip” didn’t help much either. Despite all of these less than stellar reviews, I booked my parents on a 2-day guided tour of Boston. What can I say, the price was right and for all it’s worth, the parents did live a long and fulfilling life.

Luckily for me, it all worked out and my folks returned from their trip (alive) with stories to tell. Here is proof that they are alive and doing well:



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