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Making the Most of My Time in Jakarta

A funny thing happened when the calendar flipped from 2014 to 2015:  I realized that my time in Indonesia is…

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From Backpacker to Expat: A Year in Travel

It’s safe to say that this year has been the craziest of my life.  Last year at this time I…

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Christmas in Jakarta: It’s Just Not the Same

Is it bad that I almost forgot it was Christmas?  I suppose that’s what happens when you live across the…

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My Epic Quest For the Best Veggie Burger in Jakarta

For Aaron and I, one of the toughest parts of traveling is that we are vegetarian.  We both stopped eating…

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10 Otherworldly Places to Visit in Indonesia

From the moment I found out I’d be moving to Jakarta, I started scouring travel blogs and websites for all the…

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Affordable Vegetarian Indian Food in Singapore

I’m only slightly embarrassed to admit that my 24 hours in Singapore were mainly spent eating.  But who knew there…

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Ubud, I’m Just Not That Into You

The first time I went to Ubud, I spent less than an hour there before deciding that I needed to…

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The Nitty Gritty of Finding a Job in Indonesia

A responsible person probably would have found a job before they actually moved to Indonesia.  That’s the proper order to do things. …

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A Frugalista’s Guide to Kuta, Bali

As I established in a previous post, Kuta Beach is not for everyone.  But if you’re traveling to Bali, chances…

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The Ugly Side of Tourism in Bali: Is Kuta Worth Visiting?

Kuta Beach is absolutely crazy.  It has been deemed by other travel bloggers as “the worst place in Bali” and…