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Throw Momma From The (Yangon) Train

Throw Momma From The (Yangon) Train

When else could I work this 1980s movie title into a blog post? πŸ™‚ While in Yangon we decided we wanted to see more of the city, which our legs couldn’t get us to alone. After doing some quick research it was obvious the best and cheapest way to get around was to jump on the circle train. The Yangon ... Read More »

Indonesia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Indonesia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. This spending breakdown is really just of Bali since we decided not to leave the island. We split our time on Bali between the cities of Les, Ubud, and Pecatu. When we booked our flights into and out of Denpasar, we had the intention of leaving ... Read More »

Our Top 5 From Ubud, Bali

Our Top 5 From Ubud, Bali

We enjoyed our time in Ubud tremendously and would highly recommend a visit for anyone considering it. Ubud is a yogi and healthy eaters paradise. We loved finally having the ability to eat healthy and at a low cost! After a couple months on the road and constantly eating food that made us feel slow and sluggish, it was a ... Read More »

Les Village:  We Found The Happiest People On Earth

Les Village: We Found The Happiest People On Earth

We arrived in Les, Bali not knowing what to expect. What we found was a village filled with the kindest and happiest people we have ever met. Les truly stole our hearts and it only took seven days. Here is a little bit of what we found during our week on the Java Sea. The Locals HAPPY! HAPPY! HAPPY! I’m ... Read More »

Myanmar: A Golden Country

Myanmar: A Golden Country

We have been in Myanmar for a few days now and have learned a couple things: it has absolutely stunning sites and weak wi-fi. We sort of expected the wi-fi issue, so it hasn’t been too big of a pain though. We would have liked to get a few more posts up, but they will just have to wait. πŸ™‚ ... Read More »

Waterfalls and Water Palaces Galore!

Waterfalls and Water Palaces Galore!

Bali has a number of beautiful waterfalls and water palaces and we were lucky enough to see a few during our time on the island. The ones we saw were easily worth the price of admission, which was generally only a couple dollars. We really enjoyed our time at each place we stopped and we would have spent even more ... Read More »

Trusted Housesitters: A Day In The Life

Trusted Housesitters: A Day In The Life

6AM-ish We wake when the pups (Sapi and Betty) think it is time for us to get up, usually around 6am. The sun is up and Bali’s various creatures are chirping and singing away. Sapi and Betty appear to want out of their cage (which is actually a nice BIG air conditioned room we are all sleeping in), but what ... Read More »

We’re Not Virgins Anymore!

We’re Not Virgins Anymore!

Hash House Harrier virgins, that is. Hash House Harriers (HHH) is a world-wide organization that labels itself as ‘A Drinking Group with a Running Problem.’ The idea for each Hash (run/walk) is to have one person from the group assigned to be the hare. The hare sets the course ahead of time and leaves a trail of paper/chalk/spray paint leading ... Read More »

Organic Salt Farming: Les, Bali

Organic Salt Farming: Les, Bali

Prior to visiting Les, we had heard of and eaten organic salt, however, we never gave much thought to it or the process involved in its production. We knew it was more expensive than regular table salt, but beyond that we didn’t know much. After a week in Les, our appreciation for the product has completely changed! Seeing first hand ... Read More »

Accommodation Review: Green House Puerto

Accommodation Review: Green House Puerto

What is Green House Puerto? Green House Puerto (GHP) is a bed and breakfast located in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. This B&B is owned by a wonderful husband and wife team, Susan and Ad. GHP features 8 rooms, which include options for singles, doubles and families. It is located on a quiet side street close to Puerto Princesa International Airport ... Read More »