Ubud, Bali: A Little Bit of Everything

Nestled in the mountains of Bali, Ubud is a perfect place to serve as a base to explore the island. Temples and lush green rice terraces surround the area and staying in the region provides a closer look at every day life. Before flying to Australia, we wanted to spend a few days up north,…Continue Reading “Ubud, Bali: A Little Bit of Everything”

Three Days in South Bali

When deciding where to travel next, a photo or fleeting thought will often ignite a nagging feeling to visit a place. Once there’s a spot stuck in my mind, it’s only a matter of time before we’re stepping on a plane and jetting off to our next adventure. These past years, however, have largely been…Continue Reading “Three Days in South Bali”

Big Island

New beginnings are difficult. It’s never easy walking in the opposite direction of the way you came. The same question runs over in my mind time and time again. How do I keep going?  The Big Island of Hawaii was in essence the start of my journey in a new direction. Even given my mixed feelings at the…Continue Reading “Is it summer yet? – The Big Island of Hawaii”

Huayna Picchu

It was an early start as we walked down the narrow streets to the bus stop. There were no cars in Aguas Calientes aside from the buses that zipped up and down the single street leading to the switchbacks to Machu Picchu. Bouncing down the road, surrounded by tourists of all nationalities, images raced through my head….Continue Reading “Machu Picchu – The Lost City”