Tag Archives: Asia

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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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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Wordless Wednesday–Near the ArtScience Museum

The weird effect is due to my lens fogging over after leaving air conditioning Water Lillies in the pond by the ArtScience Museum View of the city skyline as seen from MBS ArtScience and the Marina Bay area Skyscrapers Looking … Continue reading

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Pink Dot 2014

I’m so excited to be taking the girls to Pink Dot tomorrow.  Last year we were running late–Rhi fell asleep in the car, and Ravi stayed with her so that Elanor and I could attend and witness the lighting of … Continue reading

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Sponsored Post: Food Playground Cooking Class

Those of you who know me in real life and are friends with me on facebook know that apart from talking about my girls, I post a lot about cooking.  I made a vow to expand my palate this year, … Continue reading

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Exploring Angkor Wat

Initially I didn’t plan to use a tour guide at all while I was in Siem Reap.  The whole point was to be alone and away from everyone.  However, my hotel encouraged me to have a guide and on the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Kampong Glam

 

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Exploring Singapore-Malay Heritage Centre

Last week Claire and I visited the Malay Heritage Centre.  We checked in right as a guided tour was starting, and joined the tour in time to learn that the Kampong Glam area gets the name from the Gelim tree.  … Continue reading

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Ice Art 2013/2014 Review

One the items on my bucket list is to attend the Harbin Ice Festival in Harbin, China.  So I was super excited to read about the Ice Art 2013/2014 show.  I guess that it is an annual thing, but this … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating 2013 PSA

At this time of year, my old entry on Halloween gets a lot of hits.  I figure it was time to do my annual PSA on Halloween for both my fellow expat Americans and those who are new to the … Continue reading

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