Hey spoiler alert, my parents are here. They are staying for three weeks. We are trying to cram as much in as we can. So after picking them up at the airport Friday morning and giving them a few hours to sleep, I put them on a plane and we headed off to Singapore! First … More The parents are here! Part I: Singapore!
After returning from Bali and a fun weekend bathing baby elephants, we headed out for one final adventure, Singapore and Melaka! We took our last air asia flight where I saw this very intuitive and true gem: I am always bringing solutions, 100%, all the time. Since we decided to take a bus from Singapore … More One last parental adventure-Singapore!
Another post, another Hong Kong item. Again, I make no apologies-it’s a great city. This was taken outside of the city government building. It took me a hot second to figure out what these umbrellas were for and why they were in front of this random building. For those who are drawing a blank, the … More Picture of the Week
I think that is a play on Hong Kong Phoey…which I think is a play on Baba Booey which is a play on something else. Anyway, welcome to the hole my brain falls into sometime. So the last post for all about the buildings of Hong Kong. This one is all about the food! We … More Hong Kong foodie: How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 23
Recently Iris and I found ourselves with two three day weekends in a row. The first was for Hari Raya Haij, a muslim holiday. The second was for Malaysia Day. Malaysians love their holidays and to prove it, they have two independence days. The first was Merdeka Day back in August. This celebrates gaining independence … More Not long in Hong Kong. Hey that rhymes!
So I’m just going to steamroll through the months between India and now. At some point I’ll go back to write about Myanmar. It was incredible, and Bagan was one of the most amazing places I’ve ever been in my life. And I rode a scooter, which was a pretty big deal for me because … More And then…and then….and then and then and then!
RayaTechnically, I guess it was only my attempt to become best friend with the Sultan of Brunei. I’ll get to it in a bit, but as a woman Iris would not be allowed to meet the Sultan. So Iris and I both had three days of for Hari Raya, the celebration at the end of … More Labuan and our attempt to become best friends with the Sultan of Brunei
Iris and I decided after being here for 6 months, that it might be kind of fun to come up with a list of 10 questions and answer them every 6 months to see how our answers changed the longer we lived in Malaysia. Well, it has been another 6 months. It ias hard to … More Our 12 month survey
It’s that time of year again here in Malaysia: Ramadan! If somehow you are reading this while living under a rock, a place you have called home for all of your life, here is the skinny on Ramadan. It is a one month period where Muslims around the world fast from sun up to sun … More Pasar Malam the Ramadan edition: How To Lose Weight In Malaysia Part 20
A long time ago…well maybe two or three months ago, Iris and I went to India and Myanmar within a week. We ate a lot of good food and had a ton of fun. So much that I needed a long time to process all of it. Hence the extreme lateness of this post. So … More A long time coming: How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 19