Travel

  • Jul 14, 2014

    Thanks for your questions!  Here are my answers in this first podcast.  Please let me know what you think.  I had fun doing this!How I Became a Longterm Traveler

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  • Jul 8, 2014

    [caption id="attachment_1850" align="alignnone" width="200"] Photo By: Annoula Maria[/caption]Hello! I have been getting a quite a few emails from people wanting to know my story. I am a firm believer that it is never too late to follow your dreams. So, I am opening the floor to answer all your questions in a podcast. Post your questions below or private mes

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  • Jul 2, 2014

      FC Residence is an exclusive eight -bedroom property in tranquil Pererenan. South Bali has become very busy and at times feel over-crowded. Pererenan is the exception. Located just outside Canggu, Pererenan still holds on to the serenity that is the ‘Old Bali’ charm. Emerald rice fields litter the landscape, banana trees hang over narrow roads an

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  • May 29, 2014

      I was the last one to board the tour bus. As I made my way to my seat I noticed their curious glances up at me. I settled into a window seat and a few turned heads turned to look back at me. I smiled reassuringly.   I was traveling solo. As the tour progressed from one Taiwanese attraction to the next their glances turned into stares. A petite wom

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  • May 25, 2014

      Greetings! Last week I was in Hong Kong.  I needed a change of scenery from my beachy island life.  I wanted to walk on flat surface in heels, I wanted to take an MTR, hop on bus and sip coffee in a paper cup with the cardboard thingy around it and the cup's lid didn't have to be taped shut.  Thousands of people visit Bali to get away and here I

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  • Hello! I just wanted share with you my feature in Ebony.com on being an expat in Bali.  I know I've been quiet on here.  I've been busy planning my new ventures into full time freelance writing and writing an e-book on long term travel in Bali.  Watch this space for my book launch!  In the meantime, please read the article and leave comments on the Ebon

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  • [gallery type="slideshow" ids="1769,1770,1771,1772,1773,1774,1775,1776,1777,1778,1779,1780,1781,1782,1783,1784,1785,1787,1788,1789"] I thought it was going to be regular Sunday.  I went to meet my fellow blogging buddy, Kristin of The Impermanents at our regular local beach haunt, Padang-Padang in Uluwatu.  Long before Juila Roberts shot 'Eat, Pray Love'

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  •   [caption id="attachment_1760" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rice terraces in Tegalalang, Bali[/caption] Happy New Year!  Thanks for rocking with me even though my blog posts have been so few this year.  I was hesitant about writing about 2013 highlights because it felt a bit pretentious and touting to do that.  I mean who really wants to see m

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  •   I needed to try something different.  I was going through some personal issues and needed to cut through the clutter and get away to the mountains.  A co-worker referred me to the Bali Silent Retreat in Batukaru, an hour and a half from Ubud.  The premise of the silent retreat is no talking, no phones, no gadgets, no computers and non-violence. 

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  • Aug 26, 2013

    Hey Everyone! I know it's been a minute since I've posted on here.  I am adjusting well to new job and life in Bali.  I was having MAJOR internet connectivity issues, but that seems to have been sorted now.  I wanted to share with you two new articles I have circulating on the internet now.  The first is my article for CNN Travel.  I am most proud, hap

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