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...
Fact List and Travel Guide – Maldives and Maafushi

Fact List and Travel Guide – Maldives and Maafushi

There are a couple of things that I was surprised to discover when we arrived in Maldives, and I know we are not alone. This is a simple and short fact list, but I think important info for travelers. For more insights into Maldives, read our Emotional Gap Analysis...
Kuala Lumpur Vernacular Architecture

Kuala Lumpur Vernacular Architecture

I recently participated in a course on ‘Vernacular Architecture of Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Cultural Sustainability’ at EdX. While taking the course I heard Kuala Lumpur Vernacular Architecture referenced and had to learn more. Kuala Lumpur...
Bali Visitors Guide | Travel Ups and Downs

Bali Visitors Guide | Travel Ups and Downs

We landed in Bali with absolutely incorrect expectations discovering quickly that there are many dishonest reviews online about Bali, even on AirBnB. Many Bali locals don’t exactly like when people report less-than-positive experiences or images of their...