Traveler Lucy, a self-proclaimed Taalumaniac, lived in Malaysia for a few years when she was a young child.
Now an adult, she returned to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to find her childhood home.
Armed with a handful of memories and unwavering determination, she set out on her quest.
To start her search, Lucy found a towering reference point
and got a great vantage point on so many levels.
(Can you see your house from up there?)
Once she saw the Ma-lay of the land, she knew exactly what steps to take!
The first tusk: Find the mini elephant sculptures.
Next, go with the flow beside the street art.
Then, follow the root through the woods (to grandma’s house we go).
Pretty soon, Lucy recognized a street sign she would go past every day as a child…
and taking a trip down memory lane, she finally found it!
To help capture memories of her childhood hometown, Lucy hit the markets and searched for the infi-knit-ely perfect fabric.
And what she found tote-ally goes the extra yard!
“This fabric's bright colors and motif remind me of our family trips to Malaysian Borneo and their traditional clothes.” - Lucy Cronan
Here’s to remembering where you came from and looking forward to where you're going… & to feeling good—because after all, it’s Friday!
-the Taaluma Team
“Bangkok, Thailand is a massive beautiful city that is always busy and filled with tons of people and shopping centers.” - Traveler Austin Romito
From eating the Thai-riffic street food that many say is the best food they’d ever pad,
Goodbye, snow. HELLO, flowers!
The spring blossoms just sprung here this week and it’s about darn time!
With the COVID-19 pandemic, an economic downturn, and worldwide lockdowns, I think it’s safe to say that spring 2020 wasn’t what we were expecting.
But now that I see the beautiful flowers on the hills behind my home, I’m reminded of what the Spring season represents. It represents the hope that good weather is coming and that we’re exiting out of a dark, cold winter.
And, in light of the current situation, I’d like to think that it also represents the hope that better things are coming and that we will be exiting out of this pandemic (and it’s negative effects) pretty soon.