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This blog is for everyone who loves  a healthy, travel lifestyle

Brunch, Indian Style

Indian food is one of my favourites and lucky for me, a place I spend quite a bit of time at, Penang, Malaysia, has a  large selection of it.  I love this little hole-in-the-wall stand as it feels like you are stepping right into India.  I have been going to this place for years and […]

E-hailing in Malaysia

E-hailing has been around for a decade or so but if you don’t know what it is, it is a service that allows you to hail a ride with an app on your phone.  Generally speaking, your ride will be in a private vehicle driven by its owner.  You use the app to enter point […]

Local SIM card in Malaysia

This deal would go down well with almost any traveler but especially with me, being from Canada, which has the most expensive mobile service in the world, It is for a local SIM card for Malaysia. I was quite happy to purchase this card with 30 days of unlimited data and local calls for only […]

My “New” Shorts

For me, pants are highly overrated. I generally spend my time either in the tropics or enjoying the short but sweet summer in Canada. On top of that, one of my favourite daily modes of transport is by bicycle. That said, shorts are the way to go. This deal was cutting off and hemming an […]

Pad See Ew (Stir Fried Noodles)

This week, let’s look at one of my favourite Asian fast foods, pad see ew. Loosely translated, it means fried soy sauce,  because the big fried noodles are well coated in soy sauce.  This particular pad see ew is from one of my favourite restaurants in Luang Prabang, Laos named Puck Luck.  This place is […]

Lao Spring Rolls

These babies are a real taste treat and if you eat the heaping tray of greens it surely must be healthy too.  Of course, there is peanut sauce included for an extra hit of flavour.  One interesting ingredient in the tray of greens is sliced banana flower. Eating it is known to have many health […]

Dark Beerlao

This was an easy choice as Beerlao is delicious and still super affordable and it is the festive season after all. I would say from all my travels in Southeast Asia it is probably the best beer or perhaps tied with Vietnam. The Dark beer is my favourite from the extensive Beerlao lineup with the […]

Ulike Ice Cream

Update:  Discovered they have these Korean-type waffles on the menu and wow are they great.   The texture is soft yet it holds the ice cream well and the taste is great.  The waffle with 2 scoops and toppings is only 23,000 kip   ($1.84 CAD) This sweet deal is coming to you from Ulike Ice Cream […]

A Short But Sweet Tour of Central Europe in Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary

After a long travel drought due to C19 restrictions, this late-autumn tour of Central Europe got my travel back on in fine style.  It’s always fun to explore new places in the big world and I had never been to Croatia or Slovenia.  I have been to Hungary before but always great to reconnect with […]

Flying Business Class From Canada to Thailand, Almost Free!

I  finally made it back to Asia for more adventures and I wanted to let you know how I got here, via my first major Business class booking. Best of all, I  made the booking on airline points, so almost free! I will get into the cost a little later but first I want to […]