taking the big break

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Check out our inspiring travelers for this month!  We met the awesome family of Taking the Big Break while in Singapore and spent the day sharing stories and tips while touring the city.  The boys were excited to tell us all about their travels and we were so impressed by their knowledge and articulation.  Check out their blog here and don’t miss Lorenzo’s section (The Lo Down) where he posts from a kids perspective.

Kathrin, Nathan, Lorenzo,  and Elio

Kathrin, Nathan, Lorenzo, and Elio in Japan

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houses in penang

Modern Housing Towering Over Old Clan Jetty Houses

As we had said in our earlier posts on Street Food and Street Art, Penang is full of things to see and places to explore.  We spent much of our time walking the streets of Georgetown, but also got out to see other parts of the island by way of the city bus.  This is a cheep alternative to taking a taxi as long as you give yourself ample time to get somewhere.

As we said in our earlier post on Street Food, our hotel was perfect.  We stayed at the Apollo Inn just down the street from Continue Reading

Singapore in Motion

Singapore in Motion

Singapore is a country in full swing, with eccentric architecture, big business and food stalls open until the wee hours of the night.  This city and country of the same name has risen from the depths since becoming occupied by the Japanese then the British and later Malaysia before their independence in 1965 to becoming one of the richest countries in the world.  When you walk around the downtown area, you can’t help but notice Continue Reading