Sailing the San Blas Islands

Sailing the San Blas Islands

Many people doing the South/Central America gringo trail usually face the question of how to cross between the two. With overland routes being out of the question because of the extremely dangerous Darien Gap you will either need to fly or boat. I had only planned on doing South America but continually heard about this unforgettable boat trip between Cartagena […]

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September 8, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Jumbo Seafood Restaurant

Jumbo Seafood Restaurant

We think no visitor to Singapore should leave without trying Chilli Crab, so we often find ourselves taking our friends visiting from out of town to Jumbo. Not only do they get to try one of Singapore’s signature dishes the Chilli Crab, they also get to try other Chinese seafood dishes and a unique to them dessert. Jumbo offers a […]

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September 7, 2012 at 9:21 am

Celadon Royal Thai Cuisine

Celadon Royal Thai Cuisine

Passing what we thought was a furniture store, a hostess greeted us with “Sawadee ka”, meaning welcome in Thai. A closer look through the doors and we could see a beautiful interior of chandeliers, sofas, and upholstered chairs but no arranged to be sold, arranged in seating groups so you could dine in a chic quirky environment of high end furniture store meets restaurant. […]

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September 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

1-Altitude – Rooftop Bar with the Most Stunning View

1-Altitude – Rooftop Bar with the Most Stunning View

1-Altitude is the world tallest al fresco rooftop bar and boasts the Best View of Singapore. From this bar you actually look down on Marina Bay Sands and Swissotel The Stamford offering a 360 degree view of the city. Not only is the view amazing, the rooftop bar is surrounded by glass railings so you look straight out to the city with no obstructions. The […]

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September 5, 2012 at 8:46 am

SkyBar Kuala Lumpur

SkyBar Kuala Lumpur

Located on level 33 of Traders Hotel, this cool lounge has stunning views of Kuala Lumpur, including the famous Petronas Twin Towers in the background. Here you can unwind in one of the coveted window seats, referred to as Cabanas, with the glowing Twin Towers behind you or in the seating set around the pool and balcony. In an attempt […]

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September 4, 2012 at 8:14 pm

The two day trek up Mount Kinabalu

The two day trek up Mount Kinabalu

As I stood in Kinabalu National Park headquarters and waited for my dad to register us for our trek, I noticed something.  A sign was hung up on the wall, advertising medals that a person could buy after completing the climb up the mountain.  The sign clearly stated “for successful climbers only.”  I almost laughed at this, because really, how […]

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September 4, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

With an unbeatable location in the city, a park at your door step, the Petronas Twin Towers in the background, and exceptional service, Traders Hotel in Kuala Lumpur is hard to beat. Stay here to be in the center of the city while still having easy access to other parts of Kuala Lumpur via the LRT.

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August 29, 2012 at 8:12 pm

Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands

Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands

The Art Science Museum at Marina Bay sands is a very unique museum, it is modern and surrounded by an extensive lily pond and resting on the edge of the bay. Resembling a lotus flower, the museum has been called “The Welcoming Hand of Singapore”. The Art Science Museum hosts revolving exhibits as well as permanent exhibits in 3 of […]

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August 22, 2012 at 8:06 am