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Sunrise:  Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala

IN CELEBRATION OF PLANET EARTH

TODAY IS EARTH DAY!   For 43 years on April 22, more than one billion people take part in Earth Day. Across the globe, individuals, communities, organizations, and governments acknowledge the amazing planet we call home and take action to protect it.     As an informed global traveler, I am acutely aware of the […]

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Jati Homestay, Ubud, Bali…where I live

Authors note:  This is most definitely not a sponsered post. I received no consideration for this post!   For the last three weeks I have made the family compound of Dewa Nyoman Jati my home.  Jati is a highly regarded painter and has work displayed in the permanent collection of the world renown Neka Art Museum. […]

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The Gili Islands

  The Gili Islands, often referred to as just ‘the Gilis’ are three small islands a ways east of Bali and actually quite close to the larger Indonesian Island of Lombok.  To get there you can take a slow ferry (several hours) or a fast boat (about 45 minutes) to Gili Trawangan, the first of the […]

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My First Balinese Cooking Class

Bali has a unique style of food.  I am a chef.  Bali has many great restaurants serving unique, fresh and flavorful dishes.  Many of these establishments and their chefs offer cooking classes. I recently signed up for Alit’s Warung Cooking Class which is run by Alit.  A warung is a small family owned business, usually […]

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