Ubud, Bali

Our driver picked us up bright and early in Lovina and after a few more nauseating hours in the car we arrived in beautiful, green Ubud. A trip to Bali would not be complete without a visit to Ubud. The town is charming and loaded with temples, galleries and amazing restaurants. Often referred to as… Read more »

The Buddha Bowl

In case you haven’t noticed, when it comes to cooking I’m all about easy recipes. I pack a lunch for work days and I don’t like to spend too much time prepping the night before. That being said, I have a tendency to get hangry if I don’t eat balanced meals during the day so… Read more »

Loving Life in Lovina, Bali

Located on the north of Bali, Lovina is best known for its black sand beaches, easy access to the mountains, and proximity to world class snorkeling and diving destination Pulau Menjangan. Lovina stretches for 8 km along the coast and is actually made up of several small villages-Anturan, Kalibukbuk, Kaliasem and Tukad Mungg. Getting to… Read more »

The Gili Islands

I could barely contain my excitement as our boat pulled up on the shores of Gili Meno island. We’d just spent 2 hours packed into a fast boat traveling over rough seas with a chatty flight attendant from Switzerland who wouldn’t stop taking pictures of us. I could not wait to get off that boat… Read more »

Banh Mi

I’ve been obsessed with Vietnamese food lately. There are a couple of really good restaurants in my city that serve heaping plates of noodles fried with egg, veggies, and spring rolls. While I love the vegetarian stir fries, I always find myself looking longingly at the banh mi on the menu. Banh mi are Vietnamese… Read more »