Relaxing in the Waters of Ambergris Caye

Our trans-Pacific journey from Fiji to the Yucatan Peninsula marked our six month travel anniversary, and what an incredible six months it has been – two continents, 11 countries, many new friends, too many hangovers, and memories to last a lifetime. After 48 hours of sleepless travel to Cancun, we were ready to find ourselves…

How to Hit the Highlights in Australia

If you haven’t looked at a map of the world recently, you may not realize that Australia is roughly the size of the continental United States. Wow, is right! It sure makes for a lot of ground to cover especially during a relatively short visit! Unlike the US, however, the population in Australia is a fraction…

Why a Trip to Indonesia MUST include Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park and the surrounding region in and around Flores is one of our favorite places on the planet.  Despite fairly easy access from Labuan Bajo (a 1 hour flight from Bali), Komodo National Park was virtually empty when we were there.  Go now before the world finds out about this place!  Here’s why: It’s the…

Gili Air – Another Island We Never Wanted to Leave

After an exhausting jaunt across Java, we were ready for some beachy downtime and some beers. Insert the Gilis, three islands just off the west coast of Lombok. There is a Gili island for everyone. Gili Trewangan for the party hardy backpackers, Gili Meno for those looking to escape everything and everyone, and Gili Air…