Michele Chan-Thomson writes at Malaysian Meanders about expat life in Malaysia, living in Austin, Texas and introducing her three children to adventures around the globe, one little trip at a time.
Hordes of festival goers descend upon Austin, Texas this week to attend the Austin City Limits Festival. Locals like me have two choices — either join the crowds to enjoy one live music concert after another or else studiously avoid the entire area until the festival is... view more
Armenian Street (Lebuh Armenia) is one of my favorite streets in Penang's heritage enclave. It's only a few blocks long, but this street seems to have something that grabs my attention almost every other... view more
The town of Cody, Wyoming is a popular stopping point for travelers making the long drive between Yellowstone National Park and Mount... view more
Visiting the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory has been at the top of my list of must-see food factory tours. Available in 35 countries, I hope that you've been one of the many folks around the world to enjoy their frozen delights with the catchy... view more
"What are we going to do today?" How many times have you heard that one from your children? Here's a collection of ideas for fun activities to entertain your kids. Some of these would be great for kids birthday parties in Penang,... view more
Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Heck no. That's why I spent the end of the year in the Dallas-Fort Worth area reconnecting with my old university and high school... view more
When we visited Bath, I was a bit surprised to discover that Jane Austen is linked so strongly to the city. Bath became a popular spa resort town after Queen Anne visited a few times in the early 1700s to "take the waters" for is curative... view more