Best Destinations in Southeast Asia

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Hoi An Boat

Southeast Asia is filled with so many top-notch travel destinations that it’s hard to see them all. Luckily, I gathered insights from travel bloggers across the web about their favorite destinations in Southeast Asia. Mount Bromo, Indonesia Helen McClure (ExpatExplorers.org) Helen McClure is no stranger to travel. After living in Dubai, she currently resides in Singapore

Stuff White People Like: Ubud (Bali) Edition

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White People in Bali

Bali as a whole is great for your traditional white person. But Ubud, located in a more central part of the Bali island, is basically every white person’s paradise. From jewelry classes to raw juice bars, Ubud has many appealing factors for white people. Inspired by the popular website-turned-book Stuff White People Like, I decided a

Quick Guide to Malls in Jakarta

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Selamat Datang Monument roundabout

Love them or hate them, if you find yourself spending time in Jakarta you will inevitably make your way to a mall at some point. Even on days I assured myself I would not step foot into a mall, I always managed to make it to one. Somehow. Malls in Jakarta are like little communities.

Escape Kuala Lumpur’s Chaos at the city’s oldest Hindu Temple

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Sri Mahamariamman temple, Kuala Lumpur

Located just a road away from the bustling Petaling Street (KL’s famous Chinatown) lies the magnificent Sri Mahamariamman Temple. The holy temple is almost awkward in its’ surroundings, placed alongside banks, shops and other commercial endeavors. This temple sticks out like a sore thumb in this predominantly Chinese neighborhood. Before entering, it is very important

Photo Journal: Weekend in Yogyakarta

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Yogyakarta Borobudur Temple

After seeing Yogyakarta included in the New York Times list of the “52 Places to Go in 2014,” I knew I had to check it out. Going in without any real expectations (aside from it apparently being a “must-see”), I have to say I left satisfied. It is hard to compare Yogyakarta (or as Indonesian’s

Travel Recap: Brunei

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Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

I read enough about Brunei to know what it was going to be like before I arrived. But as the saying goes, “A picture only says a thousand words.” With that logic, writing depicts even less. It’s hard to explain something without actually experiencing it. “You have to see it to believe it.” And that’s