A Day in Colombo Sri Lanka

On my recent trip to Sri Lanka, I spent one full day in Colombo taking in a few sites and sampling local food. My general rule of thumb is to get out of capital cities as quickly as possible but for some reason I was curious about Colombo. Maybe it was due to all those […]

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Unique Ubud, Bali

Ubud is a highly recommended destination for those visiting Bali, whether it be as a day trip or as a main place to stay. It’s located in the mountains of Bali about an hour and twenty minutes north of Denpasar airport (DPS). There are tons of guides and must do lists for Ubud Bali that […]

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My Visit to Pompeii (Sept 2015)

During my visit to the Amalfi coast and Naples I took a 60 minute train ride from Naples to Pompeii for a day trip. It was about $3.50 (€3) each way. If visiting from Naples get on  the Naples–Sorrento line and look out for the Pompei Scavi-Villa Misteri stop. From there its a short walk through a few […]

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Page, Arizona (Nov 2016)

The slot canyons of Page, Arizona are a natural wonder worth checking out if you’re heading to Las Vegas or Phoenix and have time for a day or overnight trip. They’re a bit of a long drive to visit but the colors and scenery are well worth the trek. For my trip to Page, I […]

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This Floating Farmhouse is the Rustic Vacation Rental of your Dreams

The Floating Farmhouse – Eldred, NY  I came across this stunning Floating Farmhouses available to rent via HomeAway. This 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is roomy enough for a family getaway or couples weekend and just two hours from New York City in Eldred, NY.  It sleeps 9 people and is loaded with amenities like a fireplace, a grill, […]

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The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary of Ubud

Where can you visit over 700 monkeys across 30 acres of lush tropical jungle??? The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary of Ubud is where. This can be done as a day trip along a visit to Ubud from popular beach towns like Kuta, Seminyak and Canggu or if you’re staying in or visiting Ubud itself. Where […]

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Terrific Tulum (Nov 2015)

Accommodations I chose Rosa Del Viento at the very southern end of Tulum beach and its row of seaside boutique hotels for our 5 day trip to Tulum. I stayed in a private beach hut with a view of the sea and conveniently near the resorts restaurant so getting to breakfast was easy in the morning. The […]

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