• Asia,  Cambodia,  Indonesia,  Malaysia,  Myanmar,  Thailand,  Vietnam

    10 signs you’ve backpacked in southeast asia

    1. You own elephant pants or fisherman pants 2. You have this picture (or a very similar one) did you even go to Asia if you didn’t get to see some elephants? 3. You know food poisoning is not an “if,” but a “when” and you know that it’s NOT going to be a fun couple hours/days 4. You love street animals dogs, cats, all of them! 5. Your first aid kit becomes your most prized possession Food poisoning, upset stomach, headache? “I have stuff for that.” 6. You’ve had a bucket and you know how dangerous they are 7. Mosquito repellent = liquid gold 8. You’ve grown to like…

  • Asia,  Indonesia

    unexpected bali

    New years in Bali? Yes please! I had heard so much hype about Bali, specifically about Uluwatu, the temples, and Ubud, and luckily, those were the destinations we decided to check out. Our trip started in Ubud, a village located mainland, known for its artists. We stayed at the Three Dewis, a really nice guesthouse right off of Jalan Bisma. The decor is exactly what you’d expect to see in Bali, absolutely beautiful. And the owners, Made and his family, are the sweetest people, willing to bend over backwards to do their best at helping you out with whatever you need. Ubud came as a huge shock to me. I…