Category Archives: Asia

Better

In my last post from about two months ago, I was pretty depressed. Understandably so, given the crappy year I’ve had, health-wise. Things are better.  It’s been a slow process, but they’re improving. Hair Losing a lot of hair was … Continue reading

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Club Med, Bali (review)

We spent a week at the end of November/start of December at Club Med, Bali. I’ve already talked about our vacation in terms of the all-inclusive resort experience here.  I’m going to try to avoid doing a retread of those … Continue reading

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The inclusive resort experience

We just got back from a week in Bali at Club Med.  This was my first time staying at an inclusive resort, and I had no idea what to expect.  I’d heard good things about the resort from friends in … Continue reading

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E & O Residences Kuala Lumpur (Serviced Apartment Review)

We are not F1 fans, so we decided to go to KL this past weekend. I spent a number of years working in various front office positions in college and grad school for Sheraton and Omni hotels.  In the early … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Artisans of Angkor Silk Farm

On my second full day in Siem Reap, I visited the Angkor Silk Farm.  It was threatening rain all day, and after getting heatstroke the day before from spending too much time in a tuk tuk, I decided to book … Continue reading

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Legoland Malaysia

This week Emily and I took the five year olds to Legoland. source It’s ironic, really, that the border to Malaysia is closer to my current apartment than my favorite mall is to my in-laws house but until Monday I … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Sunset at Pre Rup Temple

The most popular place to observe sunset is the top of Phnom Bakheng looking back at Angkor Wat.  But honestly, by the time sunset rolled around on my first day I was just over the big crowds and I asked … Continue reading

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