South East Asia

Lively Taipei Taiwan

Taipei is dramatic – animated crowds, wild traffic, vivid signs that leap out from every angle along the streets of Jhongjheng District where our Taipei M Hotel is situated! Around each corner are eatery selections galore, convenience stores, a short walk to some of the city’s fine sites and to the main metro station. Each…

Singapore Debriefing

The last 9-yards as they say….the last week of our 9 months of continual travel through 25 countries…which brings our total of countries visited over the years to 110! And with Singapore being our usual last stop before flying home after visiting countries in Southeast Asia…we always leave time to seek out our long-time Singapore…

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

No time to unpack! After placing our luggage in our hotel room, we are out the door in a flash, almost tripping over our own feet to get to the pedestrian streets of Chinatown. Settling in at the “pink tablecloth” restaurant, our attention is soon solely on scooping out the chicken and veggie rice from…

Manila Multifarious Manila Philippines

Manila Philippines – What’s immediately different than anywhere else we have ever been? “Jeepneys!” The roads are chalk-full of these Technicolor elongated jeeps screeching around corners and flying-low on the straight-a-ways. The originals were converted US army jeeps left over from WWII. Millions of Filipinos depend on these open-sided vehicles with seats along the sides…