Destinations

12 Fun Facts About Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

December 10, 2014

In anticipation of our upcoming first visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, we conducted a little background research. Here are 12 Interesting Facts About Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 1) Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s largest city and its capital. 2) The city was founded in 1857 by Chinese tin miners. 3) The name Kuala Lumpur is a Malay term […]

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Visiting the World War II Memorial, and Other Sites in Washington, DC

December 8, 2014

Sometimes you plan a visit to coincide with a key event. Sometimes you don’t plan it, but get to experience a special day by random coincidence. Last weekend I was in Washington DC to attend a frequent traveler conference and to spend time with a friend who was also visiting from Alaska. After rainy, grey weather on […]

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Video: Getting a Taste of the Culture of Mexico

December 5, 2014

One of the cultures that I know quite a bit about is the culture of Mexico.  This video (that my friend kindly let me use) portrays Mexico’s culture very well, and shows its importance to the citizens of the country. In the video, a large crown of people from Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico take part in […]

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Two Days in Doha, Qatar

November 30, 2014

After spending five nights in paradise at  the Conrad Maldives Rangali Islands, we boarded the float plane back to Male, where we caught a flight on Qatar Airways to Doha, Qatar. Since we had a long flight home, we decided to make a 3-night, two full day layover in Doha, for our first visit to […]

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