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You Can Chase Away Post-Holiday Blues Traveling to Unique Places On a Budget

Janis Couvreux | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Janis Couvreux

The days after Christmas can be bluesy, a let down after the build-up of all that good cheer. Looking forward to a good post-holiday trip can keep spirits bright, and spirits will be even brighter if the far away place that beckons is inexpensive.

Life Is Never Easy: 5 Indonesians Who Taught Me to Appreciate the Simple Things in Life

Sarah Zonio | Posted 10.02.2016 | Home
Sarah Zonio

I went to Bali to see for myself if finding love in such a small and chaotic place was really possible. For just two days, I didn't find love with just one person; I found it deep inside many of the Indonesians that I have met along the way.

This Hotel Took Water Bed To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Home

Shrimp may not sound like the cuddliest of creatures, but we think an evening among them looks pretty sweet. The glass-bottomed bedroom at the Udan...

Why You Should Take Bali Off Your Bucket List

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 05.10.2014 | Home
Larissa and Michael Milne

Too many visitors are being disappointed by a place that does not live up to its reputation.

Traveling in Sin: A Travel Memoir Book Review

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 01.13.2014 | Home
Halle Eavelyn

Written in a highly unusual narrative style, it pops between "he said" and "she said" with the authors each penning part of every chapter as they traverse a dozen countries.

5 Trips To Book After A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.06.2013 | Home

Let's face it: after a breakup, sitting teary-eyed on your couch while eating copious amounts of chocolate can get old pretty darn fast. And while ...

Gabriela Aoun

Seventeen Photos That Will Have You On The First Plane To Indonesia | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.05.2013 | Home

When French photographers Nora Lemoal and Benjamin Fabre set their travel sights on Indonesia, they were on a quest for waves. The couple runs an ocea...

How to Enjoy Bali Despite the Crowds

Lina Eroh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Lina Eroh

Bali isn't exactly an unknown destination and for some, that's a turn off. True the island is packed with tourists, but exploring the unique Balinese culture and temples, as well as the hidden beaches, is still worth your time.

Reflections From Bali: The Island of God

Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC

The Balinese are the happiest and kindest people I've ever met. You recognize the humanity looking in their eyes and recognize their content with life through their smiles.

World's Coolest Hotel Water Slides

trivago | Posted 11.16.2013 | Home

Hotel water parks have grown in popularity in recent years, allowing guests to enjoy all the thrills and entertainment of a water park without leaving the comfort of their hotel. Here are 10 of the most fantastic water slides onsite.

Bali Spiritual Experience: Making Choices

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Home
Halle Eavelyn

This morning, just past dawn, when my coffee and I walked out of my villa here in Bali, a huge grey egret was standing by the pool. Perhaps he was exa...

Inside Ubud, Bali

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 09.29.2013 | Home
Carolyn O'Donnell

You can't visit Bali's cultural center of Ubud and not see any art. Creativity is everywhere here, from pura (temples) to palaces, galleries to gardens, with shops and handicrafts and lovingly decorated shrines.

Being Open to the Unexpected

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.10.2013 | Home
Halle Eavelyn

Being open to the unexpected, whether far away or at home, can catapult you into the present moment so you can snatch these opportunities for expansion, bringing you closer to who you are meant to be in this world.

The Exhilarating, Terrifying Experience of Doing Something NEW

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Home
Halle Eavelyn

Doing something new showed me another side of things, a more dangerous place where someone else might be new at something, and not very good, where an accident might happen if I'm not vigilant.

Bali Is More Than Beaches

Fodor's | Posted 05.10.2013 | Home

Most villas and resorts perch along the Ayung River, harboring some sublime views of jungle, rice terraces, and gorges.

A Trip To Asia (PHOTOS)

Michaelangelo L’Acqua | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Michaelangelo L’Acqua

The quick, four-hour jump from Hong Kong to Bali also brings about a huge social transformation. I always find the difference between China's high-energy society in Hong Kong and Macau and the soft and subtle disposition of the Balinese to be a remarkable juxtaposition.

Losing Paradise In Bali

Rio Helmi | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
Rio Helmi

Why has it taken so long for the Balinese community to act? Part of the problem is that though there is a tightly woven fabric of Balinese culture, the same weave also keeps the Balinese "in their place," separated by caste and clan.

Bali: My Isle of the Gods Address Book

Cynthia Rosenfeld | Posted 10.07.2011 | Home
Cynthia Rosenfeld

There is a better Bali beyond the hotels.

PHOTOS: 14 Fantastic Reasons To Go To Bali

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

No other south-east Asia destination can compete with Bali. It's an all-in-one vacation spot with culture and history, gorgeous beaches, lush tropical...