Southeast Asia Book In Progress

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

I know that you've been waiting for some news about our book in progress "Where Should I Go in Southeast Asia?" Well, we're super excited to release it too! Here are some updates for you:


I received an email from an artist who wanted to collaborate.

The funny thing is that she is a French girl currently living in Asia. And I'm this Asian currently living in Europe. How's that for a twist?

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Marie Pottiez is a travel blogger, founder of Miles of Happiness. Curious of everything, she has an unquenchable thirst for discovery and sharing. Originally from France, she lived in Belgium, New Zealand and Indonesia, before settling down in Hong Kong in 2014. She spends as much time as possible traveling throughout Asia, discovering new pieces of paradise all year long.


You can follow her adventures on Facebook , Twitter  & Instagram. You can also watch her videos on Vimeo and get inspired with her Pinterest.

I chose to work with Marie because she's a super talented artist who's also well traveled and she's been to some countries we've visited in Southeast Asia. I also love that she has illustrated a children's travel book, 61 Days in New Zealand. She's a digital nomad just like me who takes her work wherever she goes.

Here's a sneak peak at Marie's work on etsy:

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6 months across 9 countries in Southeast Asia with only about 2,500 USD. Impossible?

Travel blogger Lois Yasay Ribeiro did just that. She now hopes to answer your question: "Where Should I Go in Southeast Asia?" by ranking all the countries she had visited. She also shares her insider recommendations on where to stay, what to eat, and what to do. She reveals her route and itinerary to take you on a soleful journey across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore. With the help of artist Marie Pottiez, they invite you to go visual vagabonding through a hand drawn map, sketches, and images.

"Where Should I Go in Southeast Asia?" is 50% art, 50% guide and 100% inspiration.

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So all the text has been written and edited. We're just finishing the artwork and design and we're good to launch. The ebook version will ready in April and we're in talks with a possible publisher. So stay tuned for that! 

We promised to give away free copies of the ebook to the first 100 signups. We got so much more than that, thank you. But if you still want to know when the book is ready, you can subscribe to our newsletter.
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Our ebook "Where Should I Go in Southeast Asia?" is now available! Stop dreaming and start planning. Get your own copy of the ebook by clicking on the image below!


Are you traveling around Southeast Asia soon and also wondering where to go? Ask your questions in the comments section.

Lois has traveled extensively and have lived in Asia, the United States, and Europe. She just recently got married and now has a baby girl. She is currently based in Europe trying to find a home base for her family. She is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of We Are Sole Sisters.

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  1. Southeast Asia travel is one of the best you could ever experienced. It offers holiday paradise destinations that are much more affordable than those on the European countries.


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