Landmarks, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Photos & Video, Photos That Inspire

Penang’s Water Village: The Clan Jetties

Many parts of Penang, Malaysia feel reminiscent of other places I’ve seen in Asia. But the floating villages of clan jetty homes are unlike anything I’ve seen before on my travels. Long wooden piers extend from the shore into the water and small wooden homes line the edges of the pier. These original homes were… Continue reading Penang’s Water Village: The Clan Jetties

Life in Asia, Malaysia, Motherhood, Travel Gear

My Must Have Baby Gear for International Travel

Traveling as a mom and traveling with my little one in tow is quite an adjustment. Gone are the days of carry-on, minimalist packing and spontaneity. Now it’s diapers and wet wipes, nap times and nursing. But I wouldn’t change a thing. I had great experiences traveling solo to Cambodia and traveling with friends through… Continue reading My Must Have Baby Gear for International Travel

Inspiration, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Photos & Video

Penang is for [Art] Lovers

I’m in love, I’m in love, and I don’t care who knows it! I’m an optimistic enthusiast who usually can find a silver lining in a place no matter where I look. [Enneagram Type 7’s am I right?] But…love? I don’t often go around saying that I LOVE a place. I love Indonesia, of course,… Continue reading Penang is for [Art] Lovers

America, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Holidays, Indonesia, Landmarks, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Photos & Video

10 Countries in 12 Months: Looking Back at 2014

This has been a pretty epic year of travel for me. Unlike any other for sure! As I sit in a condo in Mexico on New Year's Eve, I'm reminded of last New Year's Eve, where I stood on the Great Wall of China and think "How is this my life?!" Since tomorrow brings the… Continue reading 10 Countries in 12 Months: Looking Back at 2014

Landmarks, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Photos & Video

High Above Kuala Lumpur

We crammed so much into our 3 days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From Chinatown to obscure book stores to the Petronas Twin Towers to art galleries to Central Market and more.  We did so much. But the most memorable thing we did in Kuala Lumpur was 30 stories above the city. As avid Trip Advisor… Continue reading High Above Kuala Lumpur