Tag: Southeast Asia

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 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

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

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...