7 Fun Things to do around Ubud (besides yoga!)

So I took a small hiatus from blogging because of a really crappy time in my life, but I’m back and better than ever!  I’m finishing up some posts from Stacy and I’s trip to Bali this year, as well as getting ready for a much looked forward to trip to Amsterdam and Morocco!!  But…

PADI Open Water Scuba Certification on Gili Trawangan

Stacy and I’s first priority on our trip to Indonesia was to get PADI scuba certified on Gili Trawangan.  We both had tried to get certified at home before our trip to Thailand last year, but it was too last minute and too expensive for both of us.  I had heard Gili Trawangan was one…

How to Visit Lombok’s Waterfalls on a Budget

One of the number one things to do when visiting Lombok is to visit two of their most infamous waterfalls, Sindang Gila and Tiu Kelep, on the remote north coast near Mount Rinjani.  A lot of people tend to spend too much money on tour guides and taxis to get to the falls, but Stacy…

Getting Shang-hai’ed in China

A lot of people don’t know that China has changed their visa requirements slightly, making it easier (and cheaper) for Americans to come see the country.  Now, if you are staying for less than 72 hours, you get a free temporary visa with proof of departure from the country.  Since Stacy and I had almost…