Exhilaration. My blood and heart are pumping. My mind and body are in awe of what they just experienced – maybe to never experience again. I’m sitting at the Wiwin restaurant along the shore of Gili Air watching a vivid orange boat floating in front of the mountains of Lombok. My ginger tea is on [...]
The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park was exhuasting, but after having a little snack, we were in the mood for a little bit more. Across the street is the Orchid Park, which is free to enter. Inside, I found a bounty of orchids, but one very special one that I think is a rare treat. Here [...]
Monkey Forest is a lush forest sanctuary of nature right in the heart of Ubud. It’s hard to miss and provides a nice break from Ubud shopping and dodging motorbikes. We visited it our first week here and recommend it for adults and children. The Monkeys The obvious attraction to this forest for visitors is [...]
“It’s my birthday. I’m going to ride elephants. And eat ice-cream. It’s my birthday.” My boy sings, he’s excited and he’s back. He deserves this. Our ease into living in Bali was tormented by a severe ear infection that left him spiritless. The infection spread to the mastoid bone of his skull making his ear [...]
We love animals, furry, scaly, soft or spiky. Animals are fascinating to us and especially to our children. On our way back from Cayo with our visiting friends, the Castenadas, we stopped at the Belize Zoo. When it comes to visiting a zoo, we all expect interesting animals and exhibits and the Belize Zoo definitely [...]
Answer: They are all found in the diversity of the Cayo District of Belize. The Cayo district in Belize is full of an incredible mix of history, culture and sites to explore. Today we delved into the Mayan underworld at Barton Creek Cave. But to get to the Barton Creek Cave, we drove past beautiful [...]
Delectable seafood fare or a death wish? We’re bold enough to try it and see. Caribbean Invasion What is a lionfish? To me it looks like a combination of a lobster and a firework explosion with a little candy cane striping for drama. It’s beautiful and ugly at the same time. Lionfish is an invasive [...]
There is only one reason we chose Ambergris Caye as our current global home base: The Water. Our reason for moving here was so simple we didn’t have to think about it very long: we wanted to play on white sand and swim in crystal clear water with great marine life. That’s it.