Central America, Costa Rica, Nature, The Americas, Travel

[Day 12] Chasing waterfall in Costa Rica

[04.2016] Brother Sister trip to Costa Rica! [awkward side note- since we do not look related, people always think we’re a couple, which leads to some silly and awkward conversations!] If you’re into outdoor activities, Costa Rica is the country for you! In La Fortuna, we did a day of waterfall rappelling and rafting with… Read More [Day 12] Chasing waterfall in Costa Rica

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

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

Animals, Asia, Nature, Sri Lanka, Travel

Sri Lanka Itinerary- 9 Days

With the Civil War ending as recently as 2009, Sri Lanka is still widely undeveloped. It is probably one of the least touristy destinations I have been so far. But this also means, that you end up becoming friends with the few other travelers around and the locals tend to be friendly and willing to… Read More Sri Lanka Itinerary- 9 Days