In East Timor, you won't find much infrastructure for tourism. No luxury hotels. No gift shops. No Michelin-starred restaurants. But what the country lacks in terms of comfort is easily compensated with natural beauty. East Timor boasts empty beaches, stunning …
Where in the world is East Timor you ask? Well, it's just east of West Timor, of course. And here's a postcard to Wanda from the tiny island nation.
With over 17,000 islands to explore in Indonesia, any visit to the country is both enticing and daunting. For nearly a month, Angela and I attempted to experience the diversity of Indonesia. And we barely scratched the surface.
Food is love. And, boy, do we love each other! We celebrated Valentine's Day in Bali with a food tour of Seminyak's trendiest restaurants. It was a disaster.
Even within a country as diverse as Indonesia, Bali still has the ability to stand apart. The culture, the mystery, the creepy kid on the postcard...
Even among the extremely well-traveled people of the world, the Temburong District of Brunei is considered remote. A backwater region full of leopards, mammoth crocodiles, and orangutan families who have never seen humans. Plus, snakes. Lots and lots of snakes.
Our Airbnb host asked us why we had come to visit the Brunei capital of Bandar Seri Begawan. "It's quiet and we have few things for tourists to do," he said. "Very likely, you will be bored." So we took …
With a Middle Eastern feel and a Southeast Asian flavor, Brunei left us wondering where, exactly, in the world we had arrived.
Cooking classes are one of my favorite adventures when we travel. Food is such an important part of every culture, and there's no better way to understand traditional dishes than to make them with your own hands.
A stream of consciousness post about a site that inspires such thoughts.