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MANA LOA Sierra Raglan Tee Review

One of the most beautiful places you could find yourself on the West Coast of the United States is in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, in California. Many a great explorer, artist, athlete, wanderer, and soul-searcher has made the Sierras their playground – including myself! Mana Loa Clothing, says in the description for the their […]

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

2017 Recap because I never blogged…

Well, what can I say. I haven’t blogged much this year, for a variety of reasons, although I have wanted to share a lot. I always want to write more about the our extraordinary expat experiences, and of course it’d be fun to post about the day-to-day life in Abu Dhabi, too. But, that didn’t […]

Bangkok, Thailand

Downtown Bangkok Shopping Centers

Thailand is obviously well-known for its food and food culture. When I read about a mall food court called Food Republik, located in Siam Center, I knew it would be a good place for us to visit. First, because it is highly recommended and second, Siam Center is located in Pathum Wan District, known for its […]

Bangkok Canal

Bangkok Tourists

It’s been a year since we were such Bangkok tourists and I still haven’t posted most of the pictures. Sad! After our first day venturing into Bangkok to see Wat Pho, we decided to head back up the Chao Praya to see the Grand Palace. The goal was to take the public river boat transport, […]


Our First Day in Bangkok

I was firmly against going to Southeast Asia with young kids. Then we went there with a 3 year old and a 6 month old. I have historically been totally pro-travel with young kids, but I drew the line at SE Asia. Something about more hot and humid weather, lots of young well-to-do Westerners looking to […]