Padangbai, Bali

We left Ubud city life and headed to a little fishing village on the coast for some Balinese R&R. Most people only stop briefly in Padangbai to catch the ferry to Lombok or The Gilis, but we heard it was a great spot for diving, so we settled into the OK Divers Resort for a few … Continue reading Padangbai, Bali

Ubud, Bali

Our first stop in Bali was Ubud (pronounced "oobood") - the cultural center of the island. It was incredibly green, and jam-packed with artisans and massage parlors on every corner. The Ubud market was especially intense - and this is after several cities with markets much larger than this one! Let's just say the local … Continue reading Ubud, Bali

The Big Trip I

Interactive trip map: https://www.tripline.net/trip/Big_Trip_2017_Part_I-3552243350161012A6B1DE784C249FF2 Here is our itinerary:  We leave for our trip on January 30th 4 nights in Hong Kong, China 4 nights in Hanoi, Vietnam 4 nights in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (formerly Saigon) 3 nights in Siem Reap, Cambodia 5 nights in Koh Lanta, Thailand 4 nights in Chiang Mai, Thailand 7 … Continue reading The Big Trip I