Zero Waste in Asia | Sustainable Travel

Zero waste is mentioned a good deal on Infomiss. In many places in the US especially progressive urban areas like San Francisco, LA, NY and Seattle, avoiding and drastically limiting waste and packaging is fairly easy. Living zero waste in Asia challenges me as the...
Ease of Finding Chemical-free Products by Country

Ease of Finding Chemical-free Products by Country

When we first started traveling internationally, we would visit a country and then regroup back in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We chose KL to be our home base for SE Asia travel because of the proximity to an international airport, excellent public transportation,...
Maafushi Maldives – How We Spent Our Days

Maafushi Maldives – How We Spent Our Days

Our family spent 6 days in Maafushi Maldives, which was lovely. Since our kids aren’t massive divers or full-on water enthusiasts yet, 4 days would have probably been sufficient for our family. We did have a wonderful and relaxing time and did manage to find...
Winning Tips – Maldives, The Good and the Bad

Winning Tips – Maldives, The Good and the Bad

We do our best to make good choices for our family when it comes to places we’ll travel, accommodations and activities. Many times, we nail it. And sometimes we fall for inflated reviews and get caught by our own poorly set expectations. So, I wanted to list...
Maldives Emotional Gap Analysis

Maldives Emotional Gap Analysis

It’s easy to figure out how much per day our spend will be on a trip or what scams we’ll face city to city. It’s much harder to figure out what emotional stressors we might face in a city. We often talk about a place in comparison to places we have...
Family Beach Trip – Maafushi Maldives in 3 Acts

Family Beach Trip – Maafushi Maldives in 3 Acts

Our daughter had been asking for a family beach vacation for months and the beaches she most wanted to visit were in the Maldives. A luxury lifestyle Instagram account had worked it’s marketing magic on our girl and made her eager desperate to visit the perfect...