South East Asia

  • A Perfect Layover in Singapore

    By Pasture Braised on March 22, 2014
    Call us Sloan and Ferris, we just had the best day off. It was a day off from temples. A day off from haggling. A day off from scooters, tuctucs, and other unreasonable traffic. It was in every sense but geographic a day off from backpacking South East Asia. It was our 14 hour layover in Singapore. Natalie obsessed with […]
  • Roasting a Pig on the Street—Tet on the Mekong Delta

    By Pasture Braised on March 1, 2014
    This New Year of the Horse started in a very auspicious way— we celebrated Tet on the Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam with our friend Jen and her incredibly welcoming family. Thanks to the wonders of Instagram, Natalie has kept in touch with her high school friend, Jen. They hadn’t seen each other in the flesh for a decade (#youknowyouaregettingancientwhen…), […]
  • The Week In Photos: Riding The Yangon Circle Train

    By Natalie on January 23, 2014
    Riding the Yangon circle train around Myanmar’s capital is like watching a life-sized flip book illustrating Burmese life. The train seems to travel through time and space. Scenes flicker and evolve, but you never go so fast that the story becomes a blur. Replace Mr. Stick Figure with smiling faces, vibrant fabrics, and the greenest of green watercress paddies, and watch […]
  • Grocery Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

    By Pasture Braised on December 20, 2013
    Grocery shopping in Kuala Lumpur is a trip. Especially considering we flew in from India where we didn’t even see a grocery store for three months. We were only in town for the weekend, and certainly didn’t need to go grocery shopping in Kuala Lumpur. But the Isetan at the über-bougie Petronas Towers mall drew us in. Isetan is a […]