Different kinds of retreats

So I've left my beloved Bellingham. But I'm not on my way to Malaysia yet!
Here's an image from where I am now:I've spent the last week relaxing at my in-laws place in upstate New York. It's a winter wonderland here. While I've been enjoying making snowmen and snow tunnels with my three year old, my husband has already left for Malaysia.

This weekend he took a cheap local flight to take a much-deserved break from all his hard business-man work. Here's a picture he sent from where he's at in Malaysia:I wonder if there could be a greater contrast in retreats?