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Things to do in Singapore – Shopping, Turtles, Temples and Tea

Singapore Pagoda Garden

A modern city with deep roots, Singapore really does have something of interest for everyone!  Nature, shopping, kids activities, amazing adventures…take your pick!  Here are some suggestions to get you started. Shopping: Orchard Road  started its incarnation as a center for shopping activity in Singapore in 1903.  Now one of the cities main shopping and […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: A 1,000 Year Old Temple in Chiang Dao Thailand

A 1,000 year old wat near Chiang Dao Nest, Thailand

This temple looked older than time itself.  It was slowly deteriorating, and it looked like the moss growing all over it might have been playing a role in holding it together.  Quiet hung around the ancient monument like a child hanging on its mother’s skirts.  The atmosphere in this off the beaten path temple in […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: Incense and Offerings At A Temple in Thailand

Worship At Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand

I found the sincerity of the offerings that we saw being made at the temples that we visited around Thailand to be refreshing.  It was clearly evident that the majority of the people who were there to worship at the temple in Thailand felt a deep connected to their faith.  They had taken time out […]

Our First Tokyo Dining Experience: Vending Machine Restaurant in Tokyo

Bowl of noodles at the vending machine restaurant in Tokyo

Tokyo has been slightly intimidating. No, change that. Tokyo has been very intimidating. We have been managing, but nothing seems to be easy. It has been testing all of our foreign travel skills much moreso than our previous travels to Europe or even to Thailand have (Thailand was very westernized in many ways, and EVERYTHING […]