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!
Oh August! The month where my lawn turns scorched-sun yellow and the humidity poofs out my hair like Monica on Friends...
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.
20 minutes: How long it takes to drive from my house to the border of Washington, DC...7: Number of days I spent on my staycation.