Archive For 28 September 2009

Traveling with Teens

After the time traveling with Stuart and his friend, I figured I could write a little about taking teens abroad. Lucky me, Travelfish published it. Read it here.

the KL tower

the KL tower

The KL Tower is fourth tallest building in the world and features, much like the Space Needle in Seattle, a revolving restaurant and an observation deck. We, obviously, were there in the evening and couldn’t figure out how to get into the park where it’s located. Frustrated, but I’m still shaky with heights, so I…

KLCC in Kuala Lumpur

KLCC in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is an incredibly modern city that bustles all day (and probably all night, though we always stayed in). People are always coming and going somewhere with tourists nearly always heading to the KLCC. It was the one place I definitely wanted to see–home of what was just a decade ago the tallest…

What we are up to these days

What we are up to these days

Visiting the coral-filled shore… Watching a trained monkey retrieve coconuts then sit on the kids’ shoulders… Riding through the jungle on an elephant…

Celebrating on Koh Samui

Celebrating on Koh Samui

We made it out of Bangkok via train on Tuesday morning and spent the next eight hours choo-chooing down to a small city called Surat Thani. The kids slept nearly half the time, which was good for them (and me). Audrey was kind enough to let me borrow her lap for a bit and I,…

welcome to Bangkok

welcome to Bangkok

On the morning of the 12th, we flew via Asia Air to Bangkok where we were greeted by a city more cosmopolitan than any other I’ve seen. Could there be anything further from the streets of Hanoi than the streets of Bangkok? I think not. So for the past three days, we’ve been checking out…

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