Author: Stefanie


Old Georgetown – Street Art Scene

Georgetown is the capital city of Penang, a small island in Malaysia known as “the Pearl of the Orient”.  It was our final destination in Malaysia before heading back to Kuala Lumpur for our flight out.  Old Georgetown is a quaint town, rich with history and despite it’s increasing number […]


Malaysia hiking adventures – Taman Negara & Cameron Highlands

After traveling to two major cities (Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur) in pretty short order, we were craving some time in nature so hiking Taman Negara and Cameron Highlands was the perfect itinerary.  These two locations, although drastically different, equally satisfied our hiking appetite with the added bonus of some unforgettable […]

Food, Travel

Introduction to Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s tourist slogan Truly Asia rings true on every level as we explore this beautiful country and I hope this post can provide a glimpse into the incredible combination of Asian cultures that we were fortunate enough to experience.  For reasons I cannot understand, Malaysia is not nearly as popular among […]


Picture Perfect Southern Thailand

Without a doubt, Southern Thailand is one of the most picturesque regions in the world. Between the endless stretches of white sand beach, the turquoise water of the Andaman Sea and fiery sunsets over the islands, it is difficult to truly capture the beauty of Southern Thailand in a few […]


Foodie Paradise – Singapore Hawker Centers

Personally, I would not consider myself a “foodie” because I feel I lean too far to the “penny pincher” side to fully commit to the lifestyle but, I do love some cheap eats! That is where the hawker centers come in; gourmet, high quality dishes at street food prices.  For […]


Singapore where East meets West

Two words can easily sum up our arrival to the city-state of Singapore, culture shock.  With a population over 5.6 million residing on only 719.9 km² of land, Singapore is one of the most densely populated cities in the world.  To go from the chaotic cities we recently visited to the orderly, […]


Battambang – The overlooked gem of Cambodia

Between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap there is plenty to keep the average tourist’s itinerary completely full but if you have the time, I would highly recommend a visit to Battambang.  The trip from Phnom Penh is 290 km and can take you anywhere from four to seven hours depending […]