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 …
Postcards to Wanda: East Timor
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.
Scratching the Surface in Indonesia and Malaysia
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.
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A Valentine’s Day Restaurant Tour in Bali, Indonesia
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.
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Postcards to Wanda: Bali, Indonesia
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...
Boating the Backwaters of Brunei
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.
Having a Beer (or Ten) in Borneo
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 …
Postcards to Wanda: Brunei
With a Middle Eastern feel and a Southeast Asian flavor, Brunei left us wondering where, exactly, in the world we had arrived.
A Cambodian Cooking Class in Siem Reap
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.
Under the Watchful Eyes of Angkor Wat
A stream of consciousness post about a site that inspires such thoughts.