What I Did Right (And Wrong) in Southeast Asia

What I Did Right (And Wrong) in Southeast Asia

This post was inspired by Adventurous Kate's posts The Things I Did RIGHT in Southeast Asia and The Things I Did WRONG in Southeast Asia. I loved her posts and couldn't resist reflecting on my Southeast Asia travels in a similar vein! Ever since I returned from Asia,...
A Girls’ Weekend at the Grand Mirage in Bali

A Girls’ Weekend at the Grand Mirage in Bali

While l I loved my ascetic yoga and green juice lifestyle in Ubud, I knew I couldn't leave Bali without a taste of the high life. So for my last three days in Bali I high-tailed it for the coast to review the Grand Mirage, an excellent place for Bali vacations. I...
Chasing Eat, Pray, Love in Bali

Chasing Eat, Pray, Love in Bali

When I was 16, back in 2007, I read Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert's New York Times bestseller. And then I read it again. And again. Needless to say, Eat, Pray, Love firmly put Bali on my map of dream destinations. And seven years later, I finally ventured to the...
How to DIY a Budget Yoga Retreat in Bali

How to DIY a Budget Yoga Retreat in Bali

One of my goals at 23 was to get in the best shape of my life, and where better to do so than beautiful Bali? But as a budget-conscious backpacker I knew I couldn't afford a $1,500+ packaged yoga retreat- so I devised a plan to do a yoga retreat on a budget. More...
What I Miss About Bali

What I Miss About Bali

Remembering my three weeks in Ubud, Bali, makes my heart hurt a little. Because I kind of wish I could stay forever. Something about Bali just got under my skin; from the daily Hindu offerings to the the eerie, repetitive rhythm of the gamelan to the ornate family...
My Favorite Moments in Singapore

My Favorite Moments in Singapore

Singapore. A city that felt like a breath of organized, Western air during my Asia trip. While I only spent four days there I tried to make the most of every moment in this colorful, clean and multicultural city. As English is one of the official languages of...
My Top Eats in Singapore

My Top Eats in Singapore

While my stint in Singapore was (sadly) short-lived, I still managed to cover a lot of gastronomic ground in four days. Which had no small part to do with my extensive preliminary research- besides grilling Edna, I also devoured as many Singapore food guides as...
How to Rent a Moped or Motorcycle Abroad

How to Rent a Moped or Motorcycle Abroad

I've wanted to write about renting a moped or motorcycle abroad for a while as it turns out there is quite a bit to know. Renting a moped abroad is something I've done several times now; from on the tiny Thai island of Koh Tao to the bustling beach town of...