What does the word "island" make you think of?
Robinson Crusoe? The Florida Keys? Ireland?
I've lived on quite a few islands in my life, but my divemaster training on Koh Tao, Thailand has been my favorite so far. In my blog this week, I relate how my partner and I decided to go to Koh Tao for the first time.
Shopping malls are a curious thing. Before I moved to Asia, I had thought them to be a very American icon. While cities in Europe had malls, they weren't town focal points. Asia, however, now does shopping malls better--and bigger--than any I've ever experienced in the US. This week on Novel Adventurers, we're writing about shopping around the world, and I take a look at the vast popularity of Asian shopping malls. Please stop by and take a look! Here's the link.
Beth is an American freelance writer who has lived in Europe and Asia since 2003. She grew up on a sailboat and, though now a landlubber, still enjoys a peripatetic life. She writes articles and suspense about travel, expatriate living, and many other topics.