Category Archives: Asia

Here I go….

I’m going to Cambodia for two very specific reasons.  Firstly, I’m going there to visit/photograph Angkor Wat and the other temples to the fullest extent of my heart’s desire.  Secondly, I’m going to get a break from my husband and … Continue reading

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Planning travel to Cambodia–healthcare

For a number of years, I’ve wanted to do some solo travel in the region, but life has interfered.  This Mother’s Day, though, I’ll be on my own in Siem Reap, Cambodia happily doing hours of photography at Angkor Wat … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Cambodia, medical, Medicine, Singapore, Travel, Travel by Continent, Country | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday-Disney Hong Kong Day 1

Sign by the motor coach drop off.  We got into Hong Kong around 2/3pm, ate food, got sims for our cell phones, got a cab to the hotel, checked in, spent some time in the room (as Ellie had birthday … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Disneyland, Hong Kong, Pictures, Tourist Destinations, Travel by Continent, Country

Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

Posted in Asia, Australia, Boston, DC, Holidays (Not Singaporean), Hong Kong, Maine, North America, Pictures, Random Stuff, Sydney, Third Culture Kids, Tourist Destinations, Travel by Continent, Country, US, Video | 4 Comments

Asking for advice-Disneyland HK

We are going to Disney HK in 3 weeks to celebrate various birthdays (primarily E’s).  I’ve booked the birthday add ons for the room (streamers, balloons and such), the meals with characters, the birthday cake to be given at a … Continue reading

Posted in Hong Kong, hotels/serviced apartments/resorts, Random Stuff, Tourist Destinations, Travel, Travel by Continent, Country | 4 Comments

Wordless Wednesday—Oh, China

This photo was taken by my friend Kirsten while in Beijing, and is today’s WW picture in case you missed it on facebook and/or twitter…and because it deserves to be seen. You know how New York has I ♥ NY … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, China, Pictures, Travel by Continent, Country | 4 Comments

Gujarati Princess

My in-laws came back from India with a special treat for Ellie.  I think she looks like a proper gujarati princess…if only I had my wedding bindi kicking around (it’s in the US), then the look would be complete.  I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Bombay, Identity, India, Pictures, Travel by Continent, Country, Weddings/Receptions | 11 Comments

500

This is my 500th post at Expat Bostonians. I began the blog on March 8th, 2010; 2 years, 2 months and 9 or 10 days (depending on how you count the time difference) ago.  A blog seemed like the logical … Continue reading

Posted in Acts of Supreme Clumsiness, Asia, Attractions, Australia, Before the Move, Boston, Culture Shock, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, general places, headdesk moments, Helpers, Holidays (Not Singaporean), Hong Kong, Identity, medical, North America, Phuket, politics, Pregnant Expat, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Thailand, Third Culture Kids, Travel, Travel by Continent, Country, Uniquely Singapore, US, With Kids | 4 Comments

Wordless Wednesday — Taj Mahal (taken Dec 2006)

See the whole set here on my flickr stream.

Posted in Agra, Asia, India, Pictures, Taj Mahal, Travel by Continent, Country | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What do I love about SG that has NOTHING to do with my children?

I met a new friend a few days ago while Ellie was in school.  We had a wonderful conversation, and I look forward to hanging out with her again.  But she asked a question that threw me…”What do you love … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attractions, cars/driving, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, general places, Holidays, Phuket, Pictures, politics, Random Stuff, Singapore, Thailand, Travel by Continent, Country, Uniquely Singapore | 10 Comments