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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My Two Days Exploring Borobudur, Java

On my second trip to Indonesia I spent a few days in Java to visit Borobudur temple. Borobudur is a Buddhist temple dating back to the 8th century and a Unesco World Heritage Site. It’s about 1 -2 hours from Yogyakarta, by car, nestled in a farming community in Central Java. It takes a few […]

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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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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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My Week at Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand

Ko Tao is an island paradise with charming beach towns, coral reefs teeming with life and epic sunsets. I spent a week at Sairee Beach earning my Advance Open Water Diving certification and exploring the island. Getting to Ko Tao The closest airport is on Ko Samui (USM). Arrange or hire a taxi to one […]

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