This 7th overseas virtual trip takes mainly in Asia with some Africa and South America for good measure. As with my other overseas trips, this is mainly for the new city badges and leveling up my expertise badges.
Asia = 7
Here are 5 badges unlocked in Kuala Lumpur, Malaisia, in August 2012:
- KL-Lite: Where the Gombak and Klang rivers meet, head to the bustling Golden Triangle (by monorail, bus, or LRT)! From the shopping in Berjaya Time Square, to the chicken rice of Jalan Alor and Kampung Baru… KL-lah! So dive on in – the city of dreams awaits!
- You need to follow this city page on Foursquare and do 5 checkins to recommended venues. This badge was unlocked in National Library (Perpustakaan Negara) in Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur.
- Don’t Stop Believin’ level 10: Just a small town girl / Living in a lonely world / She took the midnight train going anywhere! Someone’s really enjoying those karaoke field trips! Treat yourself by slaying a lil’ Bon Jovi. 45 different karaoke bars? Dude, it’s time to go pro. Or at least audition for a reality show. Level 10 is a big deal!
- You need to visit 5 new karaoke bars to move from one level to the next. This badge was unlocked in Neway CEO Karaoke Box in Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur.
- Dog’s Best Friend level 10: Woof! Woof woof woof woof woof! Woof! Woof woof! You’ve been to 45 different dog runs! You are AWESOME. Go give your pup a belly rub. We’ll leave you two alone. (Congrats on Level 10!)
- You need to visit 5 new dog parks to move from one level to the next. This badge was unlocked in Dog Park in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
- Herbivore level 9: No dilemma for you – it’s veggies all the way. Now treat yourself to a Tofurky club and a shot of kombucha. After all, you’ve joined the esteemed ranks of Brad Pitt and Katy Perry. And Gandhi. Holy turducken! That’s 40 vegetarian spots! Only 5 more places and you’ll be a Level 10 Herbivore!
- You need to visit 5 vegetarian restaurants to move from one level to the next. This badge was unlocked in Shiang Hai Vegetarian Restaurant in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
- Birdy level 10: Birdies. Eagles. Albatrosses. Gophers. It’s a wild world out there on the golf course. Now just stay out of those bunkers, check the wind, and get that backswing just right… you’re an ace away from a Green Jacket! You’ve reached the green in regulation! That’s 45 different golf courses – congrats on Level 10!
- You need to visit 5 new golf clubs to move from one level to the next. This badge was unlocked in Tropicana Golf & Country Resort in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Here is 1 badge unlocked in Kushiro, Japan in October 2012
- Lawson : おめでとうございます！これであなたも真のローソンファンの証を手に入れましたね！今後も、日本・ハワイ・中国・インドネシアに 10,000 店舗以上あるローソンを探してみてください！ou en français; Félicitations! Lawson a obtenu le témoignage d’un vrai fan-vous avec ça! Dans l’avenir, s’il vous plaît essayer de trouver un magasin avec plus de 10.000 Lawson, Indonésie, Chine, Japon, Hawaï!
- You need to follow Lawson, a convenience store chain in Asia and do 3 checkins to their stores. This badge was unlocked inローソン 釧路北大通店 in 釧路市, 北海道.
Here is 1 badge unlocked in Manado, Indonesia in November 2012
- Bunaken : Look at all the coconut trees! Seems you’ve made it to Bumi Nyiur Melambai. So makang? Wander over to Kawasan Wisata Kuliner Tinutuan Wakeke (say that three times fast!) for some Bubur Manado. And once you’ve digested, get your cliff diving on. Dahsyat!
- You need to follow this city page on Foursquare and do 5 checkins to recommended venues. This badge was unlocked in Bike4megamas in Manado, Sulawesi Utara.
- This is my 400th badge !!!
South America = 1
Here is 1 badge unlocked in Montevideo, Uruguay
- Mateína: You’re a regular Montevideano! Take a walk on the Rambla, drink mate with bizcochos, then trek to the Ciudad Vieja to hear a tango or two. Hungry? Hit up the Mercado del Puerto for some asado before hopping from boliche to boliche. ¡Qué copado, che!
- You need to follow this city page on Foursquare and do 5 checkins to recommended venues. This badge was unlocked in Auditorio Nacional Adela Reta in Montevideo.
- Your first concert hall since IFC Crossroads House @ Vice Bar in March (+2)
- First time at Auditorio Nacional Adela Reta (+3)
- First of your friends to check in here (+2)
- This is my 390th badge
Africa = 1
Here is 1 badge unlocked in Tunis, Algeria in December 2012
- Bab el Bahr : Travel through the sands of time to Carthage, or simply take a stroll along the gulf. Feast on tajin before visiting the Bardo, then swing through the Avenue Habib Bourguiba with its Parisian vibes. But don’t be fooled – you’re still in Tunis. Wallah!
- You need to follow this city page on Foursquare and do 5 checkins to recommended venues. This badge was unlocked in Carthage National Museum in Carthage, Tunis.
If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to check out all my other virtual trips and other Foursquare posts via my Foursquare Encyclopedia page, or my latest posts listed here below: