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Journaling The Journey

Finding Rare Proboscis Monkeys in Borneo

finding proboscis monkeys in Borneo, things to do in Borneo

Once I saw a picture of elusive Proboscis Monkeys, I knew I had to see them for my myself.  But where?  Finding the rare Proboscis Monkeys is not so easy.  Why?  Because they can only be found on the island of Borneo.  Interestingly, this small island is home to 3 countries: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.  […]

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12 Interesting Facts about Seoul and 1 Scary One!

12 Interesting and 1 Scary Facts About Seoul

Seoul is a fascinating, cosmopolitan city with over 2000 years of history.  It is considered a megacity because it has a population of over 10 million people.  There are so many intriguing things about this city! In some ways Seoul reminded us of Singapore.  We found 12 interesting facts about Seoul. Yet the city has […]

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4 Bali Properties to Maintain our Hyatt Globalist Status

Maintaining Hyatt Globalist status in Bali

The Hyatt Globalist status is revered by many.  Because it is considered to be the best hotel loyalty program out there.  And we can see why!  Yet, usually the only way to get to this level is to spend a minimum of 60 nights in one of the Hyatt properties.  This can be time consuming […]

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The Amazing Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa

The Value Le Meridien Maldives

The Maldives is an independent country in the Indian Ocean made up of over 1,200 islands and 26 atolls.  We have all seen the stunning pictures of the over the water bungalows sitting atop endless turquoise water stirring feelings of warmth and relaxation!  Well, Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa does not disappoint!  Read on […]

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The Best of Singapore Riverview

Singapore - Riverview

Singapore is one of those clean, cultured and cosmopolitan places that we enjoy visiting often. There is so much to see and experience in this diverse island nation that we make it a point to stay in a different part of Singapore each time we visit. This time, we stayed at the Four Points by […]

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Best Things to See and Do Krabi, Thailand

Krabi Town is a great launching place for all the amazing attractions that Krabi Province has to offer in southern Thailand. However, Krabi Town itself is not the destination that I dreamed of….. The southern Thai town of Krabi is the perfect place to land due to it’s proximity to the international KBV airport. Upon […]

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Koh Lanta – Serene Simplicity

  Koh Lanta is one of the most accessible tropical islands in Thailand that is mostly unspoiled and very welcoming. The island is only 70 kilometers from Krabi and it’s international airport, but feels a million miles away due to it’s gorgeous strands of never ending beaches, lush jungles, pretty coral reefs and bohemian laid […]

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Finding Seclusion on Koh Phi Phi Islands

Koh Phi Phi Thailand

Phi Phi Islands (Koh Phi Phi) is synonymous with a young loud party scene. It is set on a tiny island in the Andaman Sea, dominated by cliffs in the midst of the most gorgeous turquoise water and jungle. And yes, the over crowded Tonsai Bay is exactly that – party central but we found […]

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My Favorite Beach in Phuket

As many of my friends know, I love Thailand and so many of it’s glorious islands.  Just not super touristy Phuket.   We had 3 free nights at a Marriott resort expiring, so it made sense to give Phuket Marriott Nai Yang Resort and Spa a chance to prove me wrong.  Located a few miles from […]

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