The Ultimate Guide to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Bali’s sweltering heat and humidity makes for some not-so-cute travel moments and at times you may feel like you can’t escape it. But, past the Ubud Palace and nestled amongst the rice paddies lies a cool and hidden sanctuary unlike any other. It is this part of Bali that you will find the legendary and exotic Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, a preserved jungle filled with thousands of cute and friendly Balinese monkeys.

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Tips for an AWESOME Disney Day


I may not be the ultimate Disney fanatic (I don’t have a Minnie Mouse tattoo, I don’t have Disney bumper stickers and I don’t have more than 3 pairs of Minnie ears), but as a SoCal resident, I’m no stranger to the Magic Kingdom. I tried to count how many times I’ve been to Disneyland since infancy and lost count at 35 trips. So naturally, I’m sharing my tips for an awesome Disney Day at the Magic Kingdom.Continue reading

This is How You Should Spend 48 Hours in Barcelona Guide

Beautiful, crazy Barcelona… The mere word conjures fantastic artwork, famous architects, siestas, tart sangria and a bustling nightlife. Maybe you have a short stopover in this amazing city or maybe could only escape briefly to this Catalonian capital before you travel to your next destination. Whatever the reason, “Benvinguts!” or “Welcome!” and enjoy this 48 Hours in Barcelona Guide. Continue reading

That Time A Literal Volcano Erupted on Our Honeymoon

The news came on a beautiful, cool night in Bali. We were enjoying an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet on the Sky Garden rooftop with our new friends, Sarah of Fit Travels and her husband Paul, as the sun set in Legian. The evening was warm and we entertained ourselves as our fellow diners were single and ready to mingle. This was our last night in Bali, before we were to leave for Thailand with a layover in Singapore.Continue reading

Best Bali Sunset Spots

Bali, Indonesia is one of the most popular vacation destinations around the world. A trip to Bali treats your senses to exotic landscapes, tasty food, fulfilling spirituality and some much needed serenity. And whether you’re celebrating your anniversary, partying on a girls getaway or looking to get a little more relaxation on your vacation, sunsets are always a good idea. Here are the best Bali sunset spots.Continue reading

I Went to Morocco and No, I Didn’t Love it

From travel magazines to blogs to Instagram, it appeared that Morocco was a major travel destination of 2015. After seeing gorgeous photos and hearing travelers wax poetic about this foreign land, I was so excited to finally visit this part of Africa. But when everyone asked where we went on our honeymoon, I simply stated, “I went to Morocco and no, I did not love it.”

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The Most Beautiful Train Ride in the World

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in the World

Pine trees whizzed past us at an impressing speed while pockets of fresh snow nestled in the passing, rolling hills greeted us in the distance. I looked up to see moody clouds, where an occasional ray of sunshine would peek through onto the prehistoric-looking foliage surrounding our train tracks. We were currently heading to Bergen, Norway on the Bergen Railway, also known as the most beautiful train ride in the world. Continue reading