Beach Escape: Roses, Spain

On my recent trip to Spain I opted to visit the beach town of Roses in Costa Brava instead of the beaches of Barcelona. Costa Brava has a much more laid back vibe compared to the city beaches of Barcelona and Roses was a great choice as it was easy to get to and close […]

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Kickin it in Kandy: The Cultural Center of Sri Lanka

Kandy is often referred to as the cultural center of Sri Lanka. It’s got a much more laid back feel than the capital city of Colombo and is home to spectacular views, a lake and revered sites like the Buddhist Tooth Temple. Kandy is about a 4 hour drive from Colombo. I arranged a private […]

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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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