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 »

Surf’s Up in Seminyak, Bali

This post might seem a little bit disjointed because it’s about the first two days of our trip and the last two days since we flew in and out of Denpasar airport in Kuta. The first two days were a bit of a blur since we were still heavily jet lagged and exhausted from the… Read more »

Happy New Year!!

Wohoo it’s 2017!! This past year has been so full of personal growth and change, I feel like a completely different person from who I was one year ago. At times this was a challenging and uncomfortable process, change is never easy, but I feel so much stronger and more in control of my life… Read more »

Hiking Mount Albert Edward

This is a very long overdue post about our hike up Mount Albert Edward this past summer and also an explanation as to why I fell off the blogging band wagon! I got completely hooked on endurance hiking and fitness this summer and spent most of my free time training. It had been a goal… Read more »