Iris: So I thought that since we were fasting again this year, might be fun to write down our thoughts in the blog…and then blog all the great Yemeni food we’re having tonight when we berbuka pusa! Iris: 5:15 am: It’s too early. I want to sleep, but also, I want to eat. So it’s … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 34- The Berbuka Puasa Edition!
It’s time for that great tradition of our travels, the one with the misleading title about losing weight when in reality I put on like 2-3 pounds! As I think I mentioned before, our focus in Australia was two fold: Beer and burritos. Or at least Mexican food. It ended up being mostly burritos but … More How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 33-The Australia edition!
a lot of shopping. But also lots of sightseeing. Lai Wan did a great job planning this trip for us, and it was an awesome mix of eating, shopping, and seeing the sights. Our trip got off to an interesting start when one of the bags got left in KL, and a huge crowd was … More Vietnam: What happened in between meals…
Yeah so I couldn’t really come up with something creative for the title of this blog. Deal with it. So day four we decided to explore the coast, aka Bondi Beach. Bondi is world famous although for the life of me I had no idea why until we decided to come to Australia last year. … More We Went Down Under! Fourth Day in Sydney can mean only one thing: Surf and Sand!
It’s not like we were avoiding the Opera House. It’s just that they are not really going anywhere and can probably be viewed in most any condition. Where as the mountains and our planned trip on our last day to Bondi Beach are best done on nice days. Our plan was to do a self … More We Went Down Under! Third day in Sydney aka when we finally saw The Opera House
It almost seems like we are avoiding the big highlights of Sydney doesn’t it? I promise that eventually we did see all those great typical highlights of Sydney. The Blue Mountains, where we headed on our second day, is also on the tourist path. Usually this kind of thing bothers me, but things become popular … More We Went Down Under! Second day in Sydney means Blue Mountains
This will probably be the shortest post of the collection. After getting into Sydney and finding out way to Newtown, which would be our headquarters for our time here, it was mid afternoon. We were going to see the Opera House and all of that stuff later in the week so our priority for today … More We Went Down Under! First day in Sydney
On our third day in Port Douglas we took our rental car and headed north towards the Daintree National Park. It is apparently the oldest rain forest in the world, which is certainly of consequence on it’s own. But in the story of Iris and I seeing the world, it now means we have been … More We Went Down Under! The Daintree edition
Day two in Australia was perhaps the biggest day of our trip, in that we were visiting the biggest living organism in the world: The Great Barrier Reef! That is actually a complete lie, because the reef is made up of thousands of different reefs. We went with a company that took us to three … More We Went Down Under! Great Barrier Reef edition
Fair warning, I am going to drag out our Australia trip a bit in order to get more content for this blog. It is hard to condense an entire journey into one blog post. I did this for Myanmar and it was tough. I wrote a few blog posts for Taiwan and it was much … More We went down under! Koalas edition!