Well, not just noodles, of course. After our candy and popped rice we enjoyed a fresh coconut on our boat tour, and then we headed to a lovely homestay place for lunch. Set in the gardens and trees near the river, it would be a great place to stay if you ever want to stay … More How to lose weight in Malaysia part 32-More noodles!
I’m not sure I quite have the same poetic writing skills about food as my darling husband, but since he had to work, while I got to go play in Ho Chi Minh city (or Saigon City as everyone there calls it), I guess I better have a go at it myself. I have to … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 31- Let your wife head to Vietnam and do all the eating
Today, here in future world, it is March 10th. This is the 5th anniversary of my first date with a girl named Iris. That’s her on the left. I married her. That is me on the right obviously, but most of you probably knew that. Of course there are a few of you who do … More An Ode to my Wife
I (Iris) rarely write about our food adventures, but this one happened without Kevin, so I figured I had better step up. Chinese New Year celebrations last for 15 days, so we are still in the middle of the festive season. Besides enjoying family and delicious food, a common activity during New Year is playing … More How to Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 30- Sleep while your wife eats, drinks, and plays cards
Listicles are the cool thing, right? So, since I have three days off for Deepavali, I figured might as well do something productive. So, here are 10 things I’ve learned so far about living in Malaysia in no particular order. Going to the doctor when you’ve got a cold or minor illness is insanely cheap … More 10 Things I’ve Learned About Living In Malaysia
On the Friday of our visit to Taipei Wade and Mo went off to Chi Mountain! That is their last name, because Wade’s family is originally from Taiwan. We were actually staying in the apartment his mother grew up in, right in the middle of Shilin Night Market. It happens to be one of the … More All By Ourselves! Taipei Part 3
Actually at this point it should be my parents were here but I like uniformity in all my blog posts so I am not changing the name. My parents went back to The States December 20th. However, Iris and I flew out to Taiwan on the 21st so I have not had any time to … More My parents are here! Part VII Ha Long Bay!
In a lot of countries in Asia, life happens in public. This was especially true in India. Last week I went to Vietnam with my parents and saw a weird example of it there. Most things in Vietnam happened at least behind some kind of door. The dentists offices that we saw were in one room … More Picture of the week
When we got back from Kuching, we spent one day in KL, and I finally tried a fish spa! It tickled sooooo much!!!! I could not stop giggling. Next it was off to Bali! This time we were on an organized tour so it was jam packed! First off was one of the most well … More Bali time, Bali time, excellent!
So once again, I am really bad about remembering to post a picture of the week blog. I think what I need to start doing is make it a NEW picture of the week blog, instead of just using older photos. Then I will be forced to go out and take more photos, which is … More Picture of the week