Oh Southeast Asia, you so Hazy!

Don’t tell KL, but I think I’ve got a new crush. Don’t get me wrong, I love where we live, but I couldn’t help but like stepping out on KL for a day to Singapore, and mostly because of it’s airport. Kevin covered most of our day there, but I have a few things to add.But first a few things I haven’t had a chance to post about. I know Kevin generally covers our food adventures, but the Foodie in me gets so excited when I see something like this:

In case you can't see that's a mashed potato and gravy dispenser in a 7-11.
In case you can’t see that’s a mashed potato and gravy dispenser in a 7-11.

Sorry, did I say Foodie? I meant fattie. Also, Malaysia’s Independence Day was a few weeks ago, and I just have to let you know if you think America has the flag wearing game locked down, you are incorrect:

I think I saw some Malaysian flag hijab's on the TV as well.
I think I saw some Malaysian flag hijab’s on the TV as well.

The air quality here has been a bit terrible as of late, they call it the haze. Mostly it is due to the forest fires they start in Indonesia during the dry season to clear the land for palm oil. This seems to happen every year and it keeps getting worse and worse. The Indonesian government talks a big game…but you know how that goes when it comes to corporations. Anyway, when the API is above 200 we close school. I woke up last Tuesday to find out I had an unexpected haze day! It’s like a snow day but 1,000 times grosser! Anyway, it worked out great because I got to do this:

Tuesday morning football!
Tuesday morning football!
What goes better with the Falcons/Eagles game then a good cup of morning coffee?
What goes better with the Falcons/Eagles game then a good cup of morning coffee?

Also, my mom sent me a text last week asking me if I’d been to Peter Hoe’s beyond, and could I send pics. I thought, ‘What the hell is she talking about, this makes no sense.’ Then I googled Peter Hoe’s Beyond and found out he’s a super cool and hip interior designer and has a secret, well hidden shop in Chinatown with cool and hip things. My mom knows what’s up. So we found it after a bit of searching, and here are the pictures as promised:

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Cool knobs, and Taj Mahal light covers

IMG_5457 IMG_5456 IMG_5453 IMG_5451and the best part:

Ben Stiller lookin' jacked?! Why was this photoshopped like this, why is this in this frame, what is happening?!?!?!
Ben Stiller lookin’ jacked?! Whose body is this? Why was this photoshopped like this, why is this in this frame, what is happening?!?!?!

Now, Singapore. Kevin covered most of our trip, but I’m not sure he sang the praises of this airport enough:

KLIA2 super early in the morning, where they won't even sell you a bottle of water...Air Asia!!! (shakes fist)
KLIA2 super early in the morning, where they won’t even sell you a bottle of water…Air Asia!!! (shakes fist)
A small exhibit on how your luggage gets around at Changi Airport.
A small exhibit on how your luggage gets around at Changi Airport.
Topiary of Singaporean soldier.
Topiary of Singaporean soldier. That’s right, that’s all plant.
So happy to be near a huge Durian!!
So happy to be near a huge Durian!!
It's a durian seat you want to eat!
It’s a durian seat you want to eat!

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Singapore has so many adorable signs to help you get around, like this one that makes sure you don't forget your luggage.
Singapore has so many adorable signs to help you get around, like this one that makes sure you don’t forget your luggage.
Adorable little dioramas of the things you've seen and will miss when you leave.
Adorable little dioramas of the things you’ve seen and will miss when you leave.
Large light displays reminding you of all the great things in Singapore.
Large light displays reminding you of all the great things in Singapore.
The Social Tree, where you take your photo and share it to the huge digital tree.
The Social Tree, where you take your photo and share it to the huge digital tree.
We're so big!
We’re so big!
Tired from walking all day, take a rest in the snooze lounge.
Tired from walking all day, take a rest in the snooze lounge.
We were too tired to go find the airport pool or movie theater.
We were too tired to go find the airport pool or movie theater.
The gift shop had these food themed lego people: roti canal, satay, chili crab, and nasi lemak, so Malaysian and Singaporean!
The gift shop had these food themed lego people: roti canai, satay, chili crab, and kaya toast, so Malaysian and Singaporean! Makan Buddies means eating buddies of course!
And those wonderful free foot/leg massage machines. Yes, yes, yes please!
And those wonderful free foot/leg massage machines. Yes, yes, yes please!

That’s right, that’s all in the airport! Oh, and two more I just have to share:

Just had to add Kevin looking so touristy (a rare sight)
Just had to add Kevin looking so touristy (a rare sight)
Also not the airport, but this was an ATM that dispensed gold!!! GOLD BARS!!! I did see at the bottom that is is owned and operated by Ron Swanson.
Also not the airport, but this was an ATM that dispensed gold!!! GOLD BARS!!! I did see at the bottom that is is owned and operated by Ron Swanson.

Jumpa Lagi!


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