Toot toot! The North Borneo Railway Conjures British Colonial Past

  Toot toot!! All aboard the North Borneo Railway! On our recent trip to Malaysia, we were very excited about riding a rare, fully re-furbished British Vulcun steam train back to colonial times. Unfortunately, Alex jinxed himself and got food poisoning the night before. We both hoped as the night crept on that it would…

Malaysia: Mega Malls, Monkeys, Relics and Rain Forests. Oh My!

  Following a mediocre Air France flight via Paris, we arrived in bustling and diverse Kuala Lumpur 2 weeks ago! On a quick side note,¬†Emirates via Dubai or Etihad via Abu Dhabi would have been better as they provide more meals for dietary restrictions and their in flight entertainment is better. The Air France flight…

The Buddha Tooth Relic in Singapore- A Stunning House of Worship

This past March, after an amazing 5 hours of shopping, eating and site seeing in Singapore’s Chinatown, we randomly stumbled upon the most incredible Buddhist Temple we have ever visited. Having recently opened in 2002, this place isn’t exactly ancient, but the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum overwhelmed us with ornate gold and devoted…