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…
Yes, 1.5 years. The time has just flown by living here in Kuala Lumpur. I blame the heat. Oh, and all the fun we are having! First, here are the links to our previous editions of the survey: https://kiinkl.com/2016/01/08/our-six-month-survey/ https://kiinkl.com/2016/07/04/our-12-month-survey/ And of course, for those of you who are good at reading a calendar, this … More The Six Month Survey-The 1.5 years edition
Ah alliteration, how I love thee! Well the title says it all. Once again, I forgot to take pictures of all the food we ate in Hanoi and Vietnam. I would say that overall Vietnamese food is not my favorite. Compared to it’s regional neighbors it comes across as a bit bland. That said, one … More Hungry in Hanoi-How to Lose Weight in Malaysia: Part 26 the Hanoi files!
After we came back from the cruise, we had two days in Hanoi. The first day we spent doing a giant tour of the big attractions in Hanoi. This included some temples, a big old lake, and Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum. First up was the Temple of Literature. This is the site of Vietnam’s oldest … More My parents are here! Part VIII-More Hanoi exploring
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
Vietnam! When my parents decided to make the long journey to the other side of the world to visit me, the logic in my head said: They have come all this way, we must visit another country! We went to Singapore for the weekend when they first came, but that did not seem like enough. … More The parents are here! Part VI The Old Quarter in Hanoi!