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Beyond Bali: Greetings From Bali, Ep. 1

Robin Rodig | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Robin Rodig

A 27 hour journey has finally brought me to my next destination: Indonesia. So happy to be here and so happy you're with me! Particularly while I navigate the initial culture shock- not surprisingly the most I've encountered anywhere so far.

So What's Bali Like?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Paul LaRosa

I’ve been asked that question a lot since I returned from a two-week vacation in Bali so let me try and put my thoughts in order. For openers, Bali ...

Soft Targets And Tourist Terrorism

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The Brussels, Istanbul and Paris terrorism attacks on soft targets and airports are all designed to maximize fear among two target populations: citizens and tourists.

Vacation To Worcation: 3 Ways To Become a Productive Digital Nomad

Brian David Crane | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Brian David Crane

Tired of spending your workday sitting in an office? Or maybe you've just come back from a trip, and you've got a serious case of wanderlust? If you're like me, then you know that the more places you travel, the more you want to see and explore. Announces the World's Most Underrated Destinations

Trippy | Posted 06.26.2016 | Travel

Although it seems counterintuitive, the only thing that can be more annoying than discovering a destination is overloaded with tourists, is discoverin...

Business and Government Must Work Together to Enhance Global Security

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

One of the most important reminders of the slaughter in Orlando and San Bernadino is that terrorists often prefer to attack "soft" targets because the...

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalistas Travel Adventures in Bali!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

Sometimes in life, the overriding desire is peace and serenity. That is what I was looking for in Bali and I found it, along with my husband. We beg...

The Brain's Best Kept Secret

Sherry Bronson | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty
Sherry Bronson

Do you work the New York Times crossword puzzle every day? Have you tapped into an online program for mental gymnastics? Brushed your teeth with yo...

The One-Month-Seven-Day Rule of Forgiveness

Sherry Bronson | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sherry Bronson

Friendships are fused and nuggets of wisdom emerge over coffee. Tonight I've been offered up another piece of Bali in all its complexity and ancient wise ways. I treasure these golden moments.

Explore Bali's Temples

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

Bali is known as the land of a thousand temples. And when you get there, with just a walk around any block, you will understand. Not only does each ...

While You Were At Coachella: I Escaped to Bali With the People Who Write the Hits

Vivianne Lapointe | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Vivianne Lapointe

The demos created during Bali's 2016 Songwriting Invitational might not all end up being singles, and some of the songs created might not see the light of day until five-ten years from now -- who knows!

6 Quiet Southeast Asia Beach Towns Where You Can Escape From Tourism

Courtney Lambert | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

It starts with your screensaver at the office. If it's not a picture of your family, lover, cat or a bikini-clad female, it's most likely a picture of...

Oh, So You Think You're Busy, Huh?

Christina Zipperlen | Posted 03.30.2016 | Women
Christina Zipperlen

Problems don't dissolve into thin air the moment I begin to tune in. But usually I feel calmer, more connected to my breath, more equipped with tools.

6 Ways to Have a Luxury Honeymoon on a Budget

Travelzoo | Posted 03.15.2016 | Travel

When my husband and I first started dating, he confessed he hadn't really traveled before. Despite a group trip to Israel and some family ski vacations, his lengthy international bucket list was more a pile of dreams -- until I came along.

Bali Was Not The Paradise I Naively Envisioned

Renne Simpson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
Renne Simpson

After witnessing the tragic plastic problem in Bali, I suddenly became hyper aware of the various bad behaviors tourists tend to unwittingly exhibit. Think you might be guilty of a bad habit or two?

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in March

Viator | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel

As the cold weather begins to subside, revelers come out of hibernation for these unique March festivals. Whether you want a little peace and quiet or...

Life After the Other Side, After a Spiritual Awakening

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Recently I was in Bali offering a silent retreat in the middle of Bali's Shangri-la like rice fields and special spirituality. The Balinese have a spi...

7 Romantic Cities for Valentine's Day (That Aren't Paris) | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog When it comes to romantic getaways, Paris always tops the list. But plenty of other cities are made fo...

Roland Strasser: Nights Ablaze With Distant Stars

John Seed | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
John Seed

An adventurous spirit who packed a revolver and often dressed like the locals when he traveled, Strasser explored China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, New Guinea, Japan and Tibet, covering some 30,000 miles in the proc

This Tiny Island Paradise Is So Gorgeous It's Not Even Fair

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel

If you find yourself dreaming of tropical islands like Hawaii, Bali, and Tahiti on a daily basis, we've got a new face to add to your rotation. Welcom...

Bali's Nyepi: A Day of Silence Worth Experiencing

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

Conventional wisdom is to stay away from Bali on Nyepi. Nyepi, which this year falls on March 9, is a national day of silence, the start of the Hindi new year and so a time to reflect on the year past and plan for the year ahead.

12 Things to Do in Bali. The Last One is Unbelievable.

Patti Morrow | Posted 01.18.2016 | Travel
Patti Morrow

It's on everyone's bucket list. Everyone. And for good reason. Just whisper the seductive word "Bali" at a party and witness the dreamy, faraway look in the hearer's eyes. Bali is more than just a destination. It's the epitome of an exotic paradise.

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

Janis Couvreux | Posted 12.23.2015 | Travel
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.

The World's Best Destinations To Travel Alone

Jinna Yang | Posted 12.01.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

These are the top 12 countries that are well-known to cater to the solo traveler -- due to their safety, popularity among other solo travelers, and overall guaranteed to give you the time of your life.

When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)

Candace Loy | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-door neighbors in a little village, inst...