2013 Year End Review- Where We Travelled This Year

Last updated on January 4th, 2014 at 10:06 am  2013 was our second calendar year living in Ireland, and it was a great year exploring the emerald island even further. And like many of the nearly 6 years we’ve lived in Europe, it was also a busy year of globe trotting for us. In total…

Similarities Between The USA and Malaysia Bust Cultural Stereotypes

Last updated on January 1st, 2023 at 04:07 pmWhen setting foot in a new country, expect to be surprised by the unexpected. One of the greatest things about travel is the anticipation of the unknown. On one hand, Malaysia is far more culturally different to an American than any European nation. But a big surprise…

North Borneo Railway: Exploring Sabah by Train

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023 at 10:52 pmToot 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 Vulcan steam train back to colonial times. Unfortunately, Alex jinxed himself and fell ill the night before. We both hoped it would…

Malaysia: Mega Malls, Monkeys and Rain Forests

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023 at 11:19 pmFollowing an Air France flight via Paris, we arrived in bustling and diverse Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia two 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…

Planning a trip to Malaysia!

Last updated on January 3rd, 2023 at 01:51 amIn just a few days we’ll be jetting off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Bell will be consulting on the Malaysian Study on Ageing for a week. We frequently plan vacations around work. Since it’s not very often we get the opportunity to travel in Asia, we decided…