It seemed pretty innocent. A Thai chain restaurant in one of Singapore’s many ginormous super-malls. A quick stop for Thai food on our way to something else. No big deal. At home, I would order thai food “Thai spicy” or whatever the spiciest level was, to try and test my tongue. It was never very […]
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My morning walk in the park turned out to be a great workout. Not only that, but we ended up walking for 4 hours through all of the Southern Ridges. I’ll let the sweat speak for itself.
Easy Outfit Planning When backpacking in dresses I don’t have to go through and think about my pants matching my shirts, or what colors will go with which colors. It is one outfit easily put on with no hassle. I can dress it down and wear it over my bathing suit, or I can dress […]
We had the opportunity to dine at the Barracks Cafe @ Dempsey House while we were in Singapore and taste a sample of some of their most delicious plates. Walking into House you instantly notice the avant garde decor with mis-matched chairs and unique furniture. It is surrounded by greenery, easily enjoyed through the expansive windows […]
Much of the time traveling is spent purchasing water bottles and avoiding drinking the water when you are unsure of its cleanliness. Recently in Singapore I had a rather funny (embarassing) run in with a guard at the U.S. Embassy. We made an appointment to add more pages to Josh’s passport and arrived early. As […]
If you are reading this, then you are either: Trying to find an easy answer to a difficult and complex question, OR You are as sarcastic and frustrated as we were while searching for health insurance Since we recently left a great health insurance plan with our employers, we have been searching hard for the […]
Below is our guide to the first stop on our RTW trip: Hong Kong! Accommodation: We stayed through AirBnB in a two bedroom apartment in the Flower Market. It was located north of Mong Kok, on Prince Edward Rd. Our bedroom was big enough for one small double bed that was honestly hard as a […]
First start with your sense of smell. Walk out onto the street and sniff your way to variety of different restaurants available to you. If they smell bad, try the next one. Keep going until you like the smell and are intrigued enough to try the food. Next, decide if you want to be able […]
Would You Rather…Sit in Economy or Sit in First class next to someone with the flu?
We didn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the massive number of delicious food options available in Hong Kong. We weren’t eating any of the fine dining options but searching for food stalls to enjoy along the streets and markets of Hong Kong. Yum. Did I mention I didn’t see any vegetables all week […]