Andrew Zimmer is wrong! or How to lose weight in Malaysia Part 5: Durian Durian Durian!

It finally happened folks! We ate durian! It was the ending to a great night of food with Iris’s TA Joann and her boyfriend Ken. They took us out to a great Chinese hawker stall where I was again reminded that if there is a heaven, mine will be full of great food and lots … More Andrew Zimmer is wrong! or How to lose weight in Malaysia Part 5: Durian Durian Durian!

Prima (Ria) Donna

Or… life is full of tough decisions; like which ONE Ikea coffee mug to buy… I suppose since we’ve been here three weeks, it’s probably time for my first blog post. Kevin’s much better at this stuff, so I’ll probably leave most of it to him, but I will talk about finding our apartment. When … More Prima (Ria) Donna

How to lose weight in Malaysia Part 4: 88 Kimbab special edition

Or at least, I think the name of the place was 88 Kimbab . It was 88 something….anyway it was a little hole in the wall Korea restaurant specializing in Korean street food that Iris and I decided to try last week. I have forgotten the full name but I know that it was 88 … More How to lose weight in Malaysia Part 4: 88 Kimbab special edition

Two Americans sweating a lot on the other side of the world part 2

Never have I been more sweaty then I was today. Just soaked, just dripping in it. Long story made short because I might have a whole other blog post about this later in the week, I taught an ESL class today. The class started at 10am, and I was told to get there a bit … More Two Americans sweating a lot on the other side of the world part 2