Southeast Asia Recap: Food and Transport

Last week, my friend Lauren (aka my southeast Asia travel buddy) and I caught up over lunch. We first traveled abroad together in Africa in 2008 and then in southeast Asia in 2010. We threw out ideas for a future trip (maybe in 2012… see a pattern?) but mostly reminisced about ridiculous times and favorite […]

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Infectious: If Only I Were Talking About My Personality

Note: This post has photos and details about medical ailments due to travel. If you are queasy or easily grossed out, perhaps it’s best to skip this one and check back in later! February 2011. Friends were coming to stay at our house for the weekend. Two days before they were to¬† arrive, my sister […]

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Volcano Views, Infinity Pools, & Monk Chat

Our first day on Nusa Lembongan, a small island off the east side of Bali, was spent relaxing, reading, and swimming by our guesthouse. The following day, Lauren found a really nice hotel called Coconut Beach Resort on the south end of the beach that had an infinity pool for guests to use if they […]

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Nothing Says Cheesy Like The Diamond Bali

When I last left off, we were wrapping things up in Sanur and were ready to board a ferry to Nusa Lembongen. But, I can’t leave Bali behind without interrupting these travel tales to share with you an architectural gem I stumbled on while I was in Sanur.

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Bali Road Trip Day 8-9: Men in Uniform, Not Always a Good Thing

With the windows down, a breeze blowing, and the sun shining, we waved goodbye to Amed. The weather was as blissful as it sounds, and with the exception of our still broken windshield wiper, it was near perfect. We made a quick stop in Amed so I could look at decorations from a Hindu ceremony.

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