Inspiration, Landmarks, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Photos That Inspire, Planning, Singapore

Fifteen Photos to Inspire You to Visit Singapore

Singapore is a one of kind city/country. Nestled at the tail of of the Malay peninsula, Singapore has an identity all it's own. It's a culture collision, in the best way possible. Chinese, Indian, Middle Eastern foods & places of worship blend seamlessly with European architecture and modern transportation and efficiency. It's one of the… Continue reading Fifteen Photos to Inspire You to Visit Singapore

City Guides, Food, Landmarks, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Vietnam

City Guide: Saigon, Vietnam

Saigon, or it's current name, Ho Chi Minh City, is a city worth visiting in Vietnam. This sprawling city is much larger than I anticipated, with over 10 million residents. This explains some of the ridiculous traffic we encountered! This ancient city is historically known as Saigon, but after the reunification of the city in… Continue reading City Guide: Saigon, Vietnam

Food, Life in Asia, Vietnam

Saigon’s Street Food Scene

Within hours of getting off the plane in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, [or as it’s also called, Saigon], we hopped onto the backs of scooters for a street food tour of the city with Saigon on Bikes. Even the light rain couldn’t hold back our excitement for the tour. After living in Asia for… Continue reading Saigon’s Street Food Scene

Food, Life in Asia

#13 Good Eats – Top 15 of 2015

We lucked out. This place has some AMAZING food. While I am a huge fan of Asian food, this statement does not cover every country in Asia. [I’m looking at you, China.] But our country, our island, does Asian food right. Rice is a staple of every meal. White rice, fried rice, coconut rice, yellow… Continue reading #13 Good Eats – Top 15 of 2015

America, Life in Asia, Planning

Top 5 Things I’m Excited for Life in Asia

Next week, we leave for Southeast Asia, our new home. It feels surreal and so close. We’ve been preparing for awhile, and now we it’s almost here. We have a week left in America, and in addition to packing, organizing and hanging out with family & friends, I’ve been processing what exactly I’m most excited about… Continue reading Top 5 Things I’m Excited for Life in Asia

China, Food, Holidays, Life in Asia

Remembering the [Chinese] New Year

This week most of Asia is ringing in the Lunar New Year. Last year, I found myself in China right in the middle of these celebrations. Before China, I thought I had seen fireworks. I thought I had celebrated a new year. I thought it was just another holiday. But I was wrong. In China, the… Continue reading Remembering the [Chinese] New Year

Inspiration, Landmarks, Nepal, Photos & Video

9 Things I Loved in Nepal [that aren’t Mt. Everest]

Nepal was a surprisingly amazing country. It was also probably my favorite to photograph. Everything from the scenery, to the architecture, to the people, it was absolutely beautiful. We primarily stayed in Kathmandu, and never got to see Nepal's claim to fame, Mount Everest, but the things we saw inspired us and changed us. So… Continue reading 9 Things I Loved in Nepal [that aren’t Mt. Everest]

Cambodia, Inspiration, Life in Asia

Where You Eat Matters in Cambodia

Cambodia is a fascinating country, fresh with hope & optimism in the face of a tragic history. After the terror of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970’s and Pol Pot’s murderous involvement in the country until the 1990’s, Cambodia is in a rebuilding phase to say the least. Of the current population of 15.5 million,… Continue reading Where You Eat Matters in Cambodia