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Day 140: On Cendols and Ais Kacangs

Day 140: My Final Cendol in Malaysia
I’ve stated before that I’m not really big on Malaysian food as a whole because, well, they like to put seafood or prawn flavor in just about anything, even my chicken soup. I find it really difficult to explain to seafood likers that this is a big issue for me, and for Pat,… Read more
May 23, 2011 · Continue Reading · 3
Day 111:  Looking for thrifty tips.

Day 111: Thrifty Thursday Recommends Having a Cheap Night Out

Day 111: Looking for thrifty tips.
Alcohol and travel are like ice cream and cherries; they just seem to go together. However, alcohol is probably one of the quickest and easiest ways for travelers to break their budgets. It’s definitely not a necessary evil, but it is sometimes hard to resist… so what can you do? Well, here on Thrifty… Read more
April 22, 2011 · Continue Reading · 0
Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.

Day 108: Calorie Counting & How It May Impact Upcoming Travels

Day 108: Mmm... calorie-filled pasta.
I’m never really one to count calories when trying to control my weight. Instead, I’d rather hit up a bit more exercise to counteract the bad that I often put in my body, especially when I travel, but as of lately, I’ve gotten into a slump. With working from home and recent ankle/foot issues, I’ve… Read more
April 19, 2011 · Continue Reading · 17
Day 13: I heart faux meat!

Day 13: Gastro Happens, Sometimes Where You Least Expect

Day 13: I heart faux meat!
The inspiration for today’s post is a bit of a stretch perhaps. I was preparing a nice faux meat roast for dinner tonight (Pat and I eat a veggie meat dinner at least once a week), and I got to thinking about my recent gastro incident involving a half-chicken, half bolognese pizza. Since then,… Read more
January 13, 2011 · Continue Reading · 15
aussie beef

Day 9: McDonald’s to the Rescue

Day 9: At McDonald's; Don't Judge Me
When the weather’s bad, when local food is sketchy or when I’m missing home, a beacon of hope and comfort can be found glowing in the distance. The yellow arches, they tell me everything is going to be okay because McDonald’s is there to rescue me. I love McDonald’s, and I love eating Read more
January 9, 2011 · Continue Reading · 28

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