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Penang Perfection: 36 Hours in George Town, Malaysia

My grand love affair with Malaysia continues…

For being teeny-tiny, Penang Island packs a punch. I could only stay for the weekend so I didn’t stray from the island’s hub of George Town, though next time I’ll be sure to mosey my way to the national park and Penang Hill. 1,499 more words

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A vegan in Melaka

We attempted to go to the Night Market on Jonker Street but was choc-a-bloc with people, so we gave up on that, but not on the idea of finding a good market away from the heavy tourist wave. 204 more words

Vegan

Indochina Day 5: Siem Reap’s Small Circuit Tour

I travelled via bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap for 6 hours. Let me just say that hotels in Cambodia could get really “sulit”. Sulit is a filipino term which means “getting more than what you pay for”. 885 more words

Indochina

Musings Over the Seas

Writing is always therapy for me.

I’m a Pisces.  I was never really knowledgeable in Astrology, but I have a good friend who is.  She once told me that since we basically are fishes, we can go with the flow.  999 more words

Asians

Same Same but Different

We’ve left the urban chaos of Bangkok and spent the last couple weeks on the white sand beaches of Southern Thailand. It’s not uncommon to find ex-pats and fellow travelers who end up staying on one of these islands indefinitely. 339 more words

Backpacking

The Mystery Plain of Jar - Phonsavan

Phonsavan is the capital of Xieng Khouang province. It is a up hill town, the weather get chilling in the winter. This place was heavily boomed in the Second War of Indochina and it is still remains littered with unexploded ordinance (UXO). 251 more words

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Anna Olson inspired to make flavours of Asian food more accessible to Canadian kitchens

When Anna Olson speaks of Singapore, she conjures up the scents and sights from the food market at Lau Pa Sat and how, come 6 p.m., the street outside is shut down to make way for hawkers who set up their charcoal grills and cook skewer after skewer of satay. 1,007 more words

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