• Australia,  Oceania

    Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight in Western Australia

    I dare you to find another geologic feature on earth that looks more like its name than the Bungle Bungle Range of north Western Australia’s Purnululu National Park. Though the origin of the term is unknown with any certainty, many think it’s the mispronunciation of the local aboriginal word for a type of grass that grows in the area. Regardless, they look like a bungle of bungles. And the best way to see them is from above on a scenic flight over the Bungle Bungle Range! Here’s what you’ll find in this guide to taking a scenic flight over the Bungle Bungle Range. Origins of the Bungle Bungle Range The…

  • Australia,  Oceania

    Perth to Darwin Road Trip Itinerary

    With this Perth to Darwin road trip itinerary, I show you why and how to visit Australia’s west coast, where you’ll find a side of this country most people haven’t thought much about, let alone visited. When people talk about visiting Australia, images of Ayers Rock and the Sydney Opera House probably come to mind. Throw a kangaroo into the scene, and you have most people’s idea of Australia. Western Australia is frequently overlooked, but this guide will demonstrate why so many people say the west is best! Perth to Darwin Road Trip Itinerary Day-by-Day My Perth to Darwin itinerary reflects my minimum recommended time to spend in each location.…

  • Asia,  Indonesia

    Best Volcanoes to Visit in Java, Indonesia

    Did you know you can actually visit active volcanoes in Java, Indonesia? Five hundred million people worldwide live within the vicinity of active volcanoes, thanks to the fertile land and natural resources that come with the area. On the island of Java, Indonesia, alone, there are 45 volcanoes. Though they can be destructive, they are also beautiful to see. Many are even accessible to tourists. Here are three otherworldly and unique Java volcanoes you definitely want to visit. Kawah Putih An ethereal and almost mystical view awaits at the so-called White Lake. Steam rises from the milky turquoise lake, circling the bare branches of scattered trees growing out of the…

  • Asia,  Indonesia

    Komodo Boat Trip – Complete Guide

    After only one liveaboard boat trip through the Komodo Islands, I can say with confidence that this is something I would do again…and again. It’s one of those magical places you’ve only ever dreamt about from nature and travel documentaries, and when you’re there, it barely feels real. Spending 3 days on a boat trip through Komodo National Park was a highlight of our Indonesia itinerary. I am so excited to share this guide with you, which will tell you everything you need to know to plan your own Komodo boat trip. Here’s what you’ll find in this post: Why Visit Komodo National Park If you like watching nature documentaries,…

  • Asia,  Indonesia

    Body Rafting Green Canyon in Indonesia

    A highlight of our time in Java, Indonesia was body rafting in Green Canyon near the city of Pangandaran. A mix between canyoning, white water rafting, and hiking, body rafting is a unique adventure, and body rafting in Green Canyon is a one-of-a-kind experience. I had no idea what to expect when we signed up for body rafting in Green Canyon because there is really nothing else quite like it anywhere else. This guide is everything I wish I had known before embarking on this crazy adventure! Here’s what you will find in my guide to body rafting Green Canyon. Green Canyon Location The Green Canyon is easily accessible from…

  • Asia,  Indonesia

    3 Week Indonesia Itinerary – Java, Bali, and Komodo National Park

    If you are planning a trip to Indonesia, you are already doing something right. Indonesia is one of my favorite countries I’ve ever visited. The people are warm and kind, the food is great, and it’s safe and easy to get around. On top of that, the natural sights are incredible. From beaches to mountains to incredible wildlife, Indonesia is a traveler’s dream! My 3 week Indonesia itinerary is a perfect introduction to this country for first-timers, or repeat travelers who haven’t dived into Java, Bali or Komodo National Park just yet! 3 Week Indonesia Itinerary Day-by-Day Days 1-2: Bandung and Kawah Putih (White Lake) I recommend flying into Bandung,…

  • Asia,  Thailand

    What to Expect: Krabi Island Hopping – 4 Islands and Phi Phi Islands Tour

    Island hopping is arguably the best activity to do when in Krabi, Thailand. From Ao Nang Beach, there are a number of options to choose from. It can be hard to decide which island-hopping route to pick. While in Krabi, you will undoubtedly see offers for trips to the “4 Islands” around Krabi and the Phi Phi Islands in the middle of the Andaman Sea, midway between Krabi and Phuket. If you’re short on time and want to see it all, an island hopping boat trip that offers both the standard 4 Islands route near Krabi plus the Phi Phi Islands is a great way to see a lot in…

  • Asia,  Thailand

    Two Week Thailand Itinerary

    Thailand is a traveler favorite, and for good reason. With fantastic islands and beaches, and fascinating history and culture, it offers everything a traveler could desire. And that’s without even mentioning the food! Determining your two week Thailand itinerary can be tricky. With two weeks in Thailand, you can get a taste of the north and the south and experience the best Thailand has to offer. Follow my two week Thailand itinerary to discover more! Here’s what you will find in this two week Thailand itinerary.  Two Week Thailand Itinerary Day-by-Day Days 1-3: Bangkok If you are arriving from an international flight into Thailand, you will very likely be flying…

  • Asia,  Myanmar

    10 Day Myanmar Itinerary

    After 10 days in Myanmar, we were in love with it. The beautiful temples, stunning landscapes, and warm people completely stole our hearts, making Myanmar one of my favorite travel destinations. This 10 day Myanmar itinerary is what we followed for our week and a half exploring this beautiful country in June of 2018. I think it gave us a perfect glimpse into the ancient temples, delicious food, and unique Buddhist culture of Myanmar. Here’s everything you’ll find in this 10 day Myanmar itinerary. Myanmar’s History Myanmar is one of Southeast Asia’s most enigmatic destinations. Long cut off from outsiders due to a military dictatorship from 1962 to 2011, Myanmar…

  • Asia,  India

    Golden Triangle India Itinerary – Off the Beaten Path

    One of the most popular itinerary routes for first-time visitors to India is the classic Golden Triangle, but its popularity makes it challenging to get off the beaten path. This popular route is packed with tourists year-round, but there are a few unique gems and activities that not everyone knows about. I’ve designed my Golden Triangle India itinerary to enable you to get off the beaten path of this well-traveled route. Here is what you will find in this “off-the-beaten-path” version of India’s classic Golden Triangle itinerary! About This Golden Triangle India Itinerary When people refer to the “Golden Triangle” in India, they are talking about an itinerary that starts…