Animals, Asia, Bucket List, Life as an Expat, Nature, Philippines, Travel

Cebu, Phillippines – whale-sharking and river-cruising

What could be better than swimming with whale sharks (I’m pretty sure this is where the designers of the hoover handheld vacuum cleaners got their inspiration) and drifting through endless waterfalls in dreamy aqua blue water?  If you’re looking for an escape from it all with out the touristy feel of more popular Boracay, Cebu is an amazing… Read More Cebu, Phillippines – whale-sharking and river-cruising

Asia, Bucket List, Indonesia

Borobudur, Central Java

This place was recently placed on my bucket list after reading articles of “the best temple sunrise in Asia” and crowned “one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world”.  After this short weekend visit – I completely understand why.  We arrived around noon on Saturday and grabbed a cab to take us from JOG airport… Read More Borobudur, Central Java

Animals, Asia, Bucket List, Laos, Nature, Travel

Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang- Laos

Perhaps most of Laos is undeveloped, but the UNESCO World Heritage City, Luang Prabang, is surprisingly established. Tourists flood to this town to see the well-maintained temples, gorgeous waterfalls, and the vibrant night market. I took a short 4-days trip to complete my last stop of the Mainland of Southeast Asia. Day 1: We rented a motorcycle (150,000 kip/$18USD)… Read More Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang- Laos

Asia, Bucket List, Culture, Indonesia, Nature, Travel, Weekend Recap

My 5 Favorite Temples in Bali, Indonesia

Bali is a magical place unlike any other in South East Asia.  From it’s stunning beaches boasting some of the best surfing spots in the world, to mystical temples surrounded by lush gardens, delectable and creative cuisine to it’s local artists working across all types of mediums it’s no wonder that many who travel here instantly fall in… Read More My 5 Favorite Temples in Bali, Indonesia