2-Days in Tokyo – Part 2

My first time in Tokyo, Japan was almost 2 years ago. However, I was pregnant when I went and because of the risk associated with consuming raw fish when pregnant (and yes, I know that pregnant Japanese women still eat it) I had to forgo that type of sushi and sashimi.  I fell in love…

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One Week in Istanbul and Bodrum – Part 2

Adding Bodrum to our Istanbul trip made for the perfect mix of city chaos and beach relaxation. It was the anniversary celebration part of our trip, and made for the perfect leisurely get-away.  Getting around Bodrum: Getting to/from the airport: There are buses you can take from the airport to Bodrum city center, but given…

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One Week in Istanbul and Bodrum – Part 1

Ten years of marriage goes by in a flash! But how do you celebrate such a milestone? I have been wanting to go to Istanbul for a while. It’s extremely touristy, but I was enamoured by the thoughts of it being a city where you could see mosques, churches and synagogues all right by each…

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Singapore in 48 Hours

I’ve been to Singapore before, but just for a day, en route to India. Perhaps it was more than a day, but I recall so little due to jet lag that I needed to go back.  A month before our trip we found out that a friend of ours was going to Singapore for work.…

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My Baby’s First Birthday

E turning 1 had a bigger impact on me than I realized it would… It makes sense in hindsight, but I never realized that my baby’s birthday would become a milestone for me as well.

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Seoul, South Korea in 48 Hours

Living in Asia, you often hear that Seoul, South Korea is one place that can’t be missed. I was really intrigued by all I had heard about Seoul, but because of how cold the winters get, I wanted to make sure that I visited during the summer. So I messaged a friend who was planning…

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