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Foto Friday: Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur #travel #Malaysia2014 #ttot

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels.

This week’s photo is of the famous Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

It’s impossible to talk about Malaysia without talking about seeing the Petronas Towers. There was a point in time where I wanted to visit Kuala Lumpur solely to see the Petronas Towers. Knowing nothing about Malaysia or its culture, there was something so…

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Dim Sum Etiquette 101 #travel #hongkong #ttot

Monday I showed you guys some of the cutest dim sum dishes ever, so today I thought I’d share a little insight on dim sum and the associated etiquette.

Dim sum isn’t just food, it’s a culture. Meaning “to touch the heart” dim sum (點心) originates with the Cantonese and consists of a variety of dumplings or other steamed goods often in bamboo baskets. Each dish will usually contain 3 or 4 bite…

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Travel Tuesdays: Top 3 Reasons to Visit Banaue #travel #ttot @agnesstramp

On Tuesdays, Besudesu Abroad would like to feature another really awesome traveler in various forms. Some Tuesdays may be interviews, while other may feature guest posts, videos and more!

This week we would like to welcome back Agness of eTramping. Agness and Cez were some of the first travel bloggers I interviewed for my Travel Tuesdays segment. At eTramping you can find plenty of budget travel…

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Dim Sum So Cute You Won’t Want to Eat it!

I’ve talked about it before, but I’m a huge sucker for cute things. 

Over the two and a half years I’ve lived in Asia, I’ve accumulated so many useless things based on the sole fact that I thought they were cute. Cute cutlery, cute stuffed animals, cute figurines… who needs all this stuff?? (Well, apparently I do since I’m the one who bought it all).

While Japan may have a cute culture on a…

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Foto Friday: Medan Pasar, Kuala Lumpur

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels.

This week’s photo is of Medan Pasar in Kuala Lumpur.

Walking away from Central Market you’ll find yourself in Medan Pasar, or Market Square. This area was once the capital’s banking and shopping hub back in the 1920s, although today there is really nothing there other than a bus stop for migrant workers. While most people wouldn’t…

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Why Do Cruises Get Such a Bad Rap?

The first time I ever stepped foot outside the US was on our family’s cruise to the Bahamas. I was barely a teenager, yet I was excited to be traveling by boat over the next few days to explore this new country I had never heard of. Did I really get to explore a new country? Of course not, we barely left the boat. But I did create a lot of memories and desire to return to the Bahamas someday to…

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Travel Tuesdays: Interview with Brittany of Paws for Beer #travel #traveltuesdays #ttot @pawsforbeer

On Tuesdays, Besudesu Abroad would like to feature another really awesome traveler in various forms. Some Tuesdays may be interviews, while other may feature guest posts, videos and more!

This week we would like to introduce Brittany Longden of Paws for Beer. You’ll find Brittany has a beer in one hand and a dog leash in the other.  She’s a road tripper by nature but will catch the occasional…

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