Rainy Season in Borneo, Flash Floods, and Why You Should Always Drive A Pickup

A flash flood in Kota Kinabalu during rainy season in Borneo leaves motorists stranded on the road. Not us, though. My husband decides to drive through it! Continue Reading →

Photo Moment: The Golden Stupa of Vientiane

The Golden Stupa (Pha That Luang Temple) in Vientiane is the most magnificent stupa in Laos and also one of the most recognizable. The ashes of kings of different dynasties and accomplished monks are preserved here, and it is believed to hold a relic of the Lord Buddha. It is the national symbol and pride of Laos, and a symbol of both Buddhist religion in Cambodia and sovereignty in Laos. The 45 meters tall golden stupa was built in 1566 Continue Reading →