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by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

The Rumah Pohon Treehouse in Nusa Penida

There have been many brilliant sunrises in my life, but it’s hard to top the one at the Rumah Pohon Treehouse in Nusa Penida, Indonesia. The way that the sun rose over the jagged islets, lighting up the entire bay in layers of orange, pink, and g...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

The Journey: Why I Love this Travel Podcast by KLM

Podcasts have become a mainstay in my ears now while I travel, not just internationally but on the train in Berlin, while making dinner, while cleaning up after my messy self, and while out for an evening stroll. Podcasts usually help me learn so...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

The Perfect Nusa Islands Itinerary

The Nusa islands off the coast of Bali in Indonesia are exactly what you’re looking for if you want the beauty of Balinese culture but wish it came without the crowds. Located just 30 minutes by boat from Bali’s Sanur, this is what people say Bal...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

Why You Should Invest in Your Skin in Your 20s

Attention, ladies! All of those less-than-great skincare habits will one day catch up with you. I know we’re all guilty of forgetting sunscreen sometimes or falling asleep with makeup on after a night out, but it’s always a great time to start trea...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

Nusa Penida’s Secret Spots

I remember hearing about the Nusa Islands off of Bali in Indonesia years ago. People said it was like Bali used to be before the tourism and development took over. Ever since I’d imagined how it would be – jungly, with friendly people and rocky...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

13 of the Best Places in Canada for Solo Travelers

Oh, Canada, you’re one fantastic country to travel in, especially as a solo traveler! For those who love the outdoors, want a safe and incredibly friendly place to travel through, and who want to experience many different cultures all at once, Ca...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

What Changed My Mind about the Philippines

I wrote this post years ago after visiting the Philippines but never had the guts to post it. As travelers, and especially as a travel blogger, I think we often feel like we are supposed to absolutely adore and connect with each place we visit. T...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

Where to Stay in Bali: Dreamy Komaneka at Keramas

When I dream of Bali, the Island of the Gods, my mind drifts back to my first trip there in 2007, before Eat Pray Love. I recall arriving and feeling like it had really lived up to the promises of beautiful beachfront resorts with those pools in...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

Nusa Ceningan: Everything You Need to Know

Bali has been romanticized in books and movies for its dreamy temples and the sacred vibes, but these days, it’s lost a lot of its charm due to the overwhelming popularity. Thankfully there’s another option – the Nusa Islands. The Nusa Islands ar...

by Peggy McGinley - 7 months ago

Travel Tattoos from Around the World

When I began this journey around the world five years ago, my skin, and my passport, were a blank canvas. If you’d told me back then that a few years later I’d have five tattoos, one of which takes up a good portion of the left side of my body, I...