Monthly Archives: March 2016

Malaysia | Kuching

By S Kuching was the first stop in the Malaysian Borneo portion of our trip. Spoiler alert – the two weeks we spent in Malaysian Borneo are solid contenders for the ‘greatest vacation I’ve ever had’. Sound like hyperbole? Stay tuned. But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. We are talking about Kuching […]

Singapore | Singapore

By D We weren’t sure what to expect going in to Singapore. On one hand, we had heard how it was just like a western city full of skyscrapers and fancy restaurants. On the other hand, we were still in southeast Asia.. it had to have some influences from its surroundings, right? Overall, we are […]

Begin Radio (Internet) Silence in 3…2…1…

If you have been keeping track of the map (see: the travel tab) you are well aware that our blog updates are running around two weeks behind our current location. That number is about to get much larger. We begin a 20 day Himalayan trek tomorrow and, as such, will not be posting much of […]

Malaysia | Melaka (Malacca)

By S We made a quick stop in Melaka on our way through Peninsular Malaysia. Melaka is one of the three former large British ports – George Town, Melaka, and Singapore. According to the internet (and signs around town) it used to be the most important of the three due to its strategic location (it is […]

And the winner is….

In honor of Super Tuesday, I figured this would be a good time to tally up the votes of our own historic poll. If you remember back in our Thailand wrap-up post, we created a poll to decide who (me or Danielle) looks better in elephant pants. Well, the people have spoken and the people would rather […]

Malaysia | Cameron Highlands (and Ipoh)

By S The Cameron Highlands are a mountainous region in Peninsular Malaysia, to the northeast of Kuala Lumpur (KL). There are several small towns in the Cameron Highlands, but most tourists end up in Tanah Rata. When you are buying a bus ticket to ‘Cameron Highlands’ the destination on your ticket is ‘Tanah Rata’. For […]