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

China, Food, Indonesia, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Qatar, Singapore, Thailand

My Favorite Markets in Asia

A marketplace is where a community comes together. People gather to buy, sell, eat, drink, laugh, gossip and connect. Around the world, so many family’s livelihoods depend on a thriving market. In America, we don’t really have an equivalent. Farmer’s markets are fun & quirky, but rarely does an entire community do their shopping at… Continue reading My Favorite Markets in Asia

Inspiration, Life in Asia

Fashion for Change

A good fashion company is hard to find. I don't just mean good fashion, but a good company. One that uses environmentally friendly materials, and one that provides ethical & healthy jobs for it's employees. And is fashionable. It doesn't sound like a lot to ask for, but after so many news stories about sweatshops… Continue reading Fashion for Change

Life in Asia, Thailand

Street Shopping

Is anything as thrilling as shopping at street market while traveling? It’s the chance to discover treasures or trash, a great deal or a terrible rip-off, a keepsake, a memory, or an unforgettable experience. It’s something we rarely embrace or experience in America. Sure we have flea markets [still not sure why that’s what we… Continue reading Street Shopping

America, Planning, Travel Gear

Traveling Light:: Part 1 – Luggage

All adventures have a beginning. And ours is in just 5 short days. As we travel through 11 cities in 4 countries over 5 months, we make the bold decision to travel carry-on only. We did it once before, but only for 8 weeks in Europe. This time, we're heading to Southeast Asia, with one… Continue reading Traveling Light:: Part 1 – Luggage