November 26, 2015 Mekong River Tour: Coconut Candy Factory to Crocodile Farms My Mekong river tour continued after our first stop at the Vĩnh Tràng Temple. We boarded the bus and were off again down the slippery roads lined with lush jungles, cafes, and green rice paddies…… Read More November 24, 2015 Saigon to Mekong Delta: River Life in Vietnam As I boarded the packed bus to the Mekong Delta, I glanced around and spotted the lone seat next to the driver. I climbed over a three feet pile of….. Read More November 20, 2015 Best Street Food in Penang: The Ultimate Guide Eating in Penang is a religion. When it comes to Malaysia there is only one god and its the almighty fork. The people here take food very seriously. Food is….. Read More November 17, 2015 The Chaotic Beauty of Saigon: Visiting the Jade Emperor Temple I stared out the window of the taxi cab at the scooters and motorcycles zipping past us flowing like a stream of blurring colors into the darkness. The fast sensations….. Read More November 10, 2015 20 Things I’ve learned from Living in Southeast Asia This month marks having lived in Southeast Asia for a little over four months now, and while I’m still adjusting to the new country that I am in (Vietnam), I….. Read More November 6, 2015 Exploring the History of Penang’s Botanical Gardens Walking down the street, I still get those funny stares from people wandering why I’ve been here so long. I am after-all the petite hispanic girl sporting pigtails who is always….. Read More July 21, 2015 The Charm of Yaowarat: Exploring Chinatown in Bangkok As I step reach out my foot to step onto the boat, the gap widens and I see the dark blue ocean between the metal platform and the wooden planks…… Read More ← Older posts TagsBangkok California chinese Ecuador Expat food long-term traveling malaysia mekong delta my tho penang saigon South America South East Asia southeast asia Thailand Travel traveling United States vietnam Follow us online!