Last Long-Haul Trip We’re going on our very last long haul trip over the Pacific Ocean to S.E. Asia – our Asia Super Trip is what we’re calling it. [mapsmarker marker=”66″] It’s our last long plane trip because it is just getting too hard to be on a plane for three-quarters of a day. Travel is not much… Continue reading →
What’s more fun than sampling hundreds of different new foods? We can’t think of anything that appeals so consistently to everyone – young and old, every person, from every country in the world. It is simply a universal pleasure to enjoy good food. And we’ll try most any kind of food once – sometimes only once! But we… Continue reading →
The Blue Mansion We took the free shuttle, another nice touch from Le Dream Boutique Hotel, to the famed Blue Mansion. The Blue Mansion was carefully planned and designed by the owner, Cheong Fatt Tze. Some of the original rickshaws and carriages were outside the building. Even the courtyard stones were specially selected. … Continue reading →
It was hard to leave raw natural Borneo, but we were on our way to Malaysia, and to another adventure. [mapsmarker marker=”75″] At the airport in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, we waited for Air Asia to open, and stopped for a bite to eat. Wow. This simple French rice dish called Riz Soubise was spectacular. Who knew… Continue reading →
Walking toward the Chew Jetty, we were excited. We had heard it was a fantastic sight, the highlight of Penang. First of All, What is a Jetty? It’s an odd name, but not odd for the Chinese in Malaysia. Jetty is the name of an actual floating village on stilts sitting over the water. What an… Continue reading →
A Rare Experience We felt extremely privileged to see the Pygmy Elephants in Borneo. These Borneo Elephants are the cutest elephants you have ever seen! They look like they are straight out of a Disney movie. They have big baby-face heads, big floppy ears, chubby tummies, straight husks and long tails. Apparently, they are quite gentle unless extremely… Continue reading →
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