Bali | The Jungles of Ubud Day 3

Bali day three finally commences! So after the trip to the coffee plantation and the lake, we headed over to a UNESCO designated site.  The Jatiluwah rice fields in northern Bali were so vast and expansive.  My tour guide actually walked us through and around the rice fields, explaining in great detail how important these […]

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Hot Days & Nights: The Sights & Sounds of Taipei Day 1

With such a short time in Taipei, just 2 days, we had a very packed schedule but with Taipei’s easy and clean MRT system we were able to get around so easily.  Again, the one thing about places in Asia is that they have a great MRT (underground transportation) system!!  If I we had that […]

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I Love Seoul: DMZ

There was nothing more important, revealing, and impactful than visiting the DMZ (dematerialized zone) in Korea.  One of the things highly recommended to us by one of the locals was to get on a tour of the DMZ, and of course this wasn’t something we weren’t going to miss. And then somewhere along the tour, […]

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A Trip Around the Corner: Little Tokyo in L.A.

Believe it or not, as close as I live to Los Angeles, I hardly ever go.  It may be close (2 hour drive), but you really have to plan on spending a full day there or else the drive isn’t really worth it for me.  I’ve explored small parts of Korea town, but this time […]

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A Trip Around the Corner: Tijuana, Mexico

Maybe for most people, a trip to Mexico isn’t as easy for people like me who live in California. But for those of us who do live here, it’s a just a quick hop, skip, and jump over from San Diego. This trip to Mexico included a wedding, a visit with family, and some of […]

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