You know you're lucky when you have a best friend who will spend half of a vacation day wandering around a library with you in Singapore.
In one world, Alice ponders a giant mushroom inside an arid wonderland. In another, ancient plants weave up a mountain. Welcome to Singapore's unique biodomes.
Tiger balm. Chinese folklore. Decaying statues. What's not to love about Haw Par Villa in Singapore? (Maybe the ghosts?)
In a tropical place like Singapore, everyone expects an abundance of green leafy gardens. What's not expected? People who don't shove you out of the way on a busy sidewalk and a spectacular light show of metal trees.
After a brief hiatus from blogging while I traveled, I'm back...with a blog about my unexpected stay in Dubai!
I don't have a lot of time. I never do...
The month started with a bang! Actually, many of them.
Mountain vistas layered with blues and greens. Check. Crystal clear water rippling with calming waves. Check. Bookstores. Not so much.
Two weeks. That's my vacation time every summer. Two glorious weeks free of work and calls and stress...Just kidding. That never happens...