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Produce Shopping at the Farmer’s Markets in Honolulu’s Chinatown

by Heidi

October 9, 2011 and October 30, 2011 We knew that once we moved to Honolulu, one of our big expenses was going to be food.  I had read that food here costs two to three times as much as on the mainland.  I had also found some tips on how to save money on food.  […]

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Silk Shops and Khadi in Varanasi

by joji

by Joji Silk Shops We first visited Baba Blacksheep, which is easy for rickshaw drivers to find since there are signs all over town pointing to its direction.  The service there was very professional and not pushy.  They seemed biased towards the silk made in India and seemed to not like stuff made in Nepal.  […]

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Day 2 in Bengaluru (Bangalore)- Cubbon Park & Garuda Mall

by Heidi

Today after breakfast our first stop was the travel agent office around the corner.  We booked bus tickets from Bengaluru to Gokarna, where we will be meeting our friend Mariana.  The bus will leave from the main Majestic bus station tomorrow evening at 9pm and arrive in Gokarna the following morning at 8:30am.  The tickets […]

Shopping in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

by Heidi

Our next day in Jogja turned out much better than our first evening there.  We hired a cycle rickshaw (we’re not quiet sure what they are called in Indonesia) driver to take us around for the day.  The going rate is 5,000 rupiah/hour.  That’s about US 50 cents/ hour to peddle himself and the two […]

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Low Yat Plaza and Times Square Shopping Malls, Kuala Lumpur

by Heidi

It is interesting the things you start to miss after being away from home for three months.  For me, one of the things I missed were nice big clean malls, with set prices on the price tags.  And boy was I in for a treat! Low Yat Plaza- Electronics Mall On our second day in […]

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