Skydive Success

Why I Got a Skydiving License

'But are you absolutely positive that it will open?' This wasn't the first time that I'd asked the question, nor would it be the last. After a full day of first-time-jumper training, I'm extremely familiar w... Read More...
Amy Sletcher flexing her Indian muscles

Surviving the Rickshaw Run

I gripped the controls of the vehicle. My mind felt steady despite the chaos that surrounded me. Rain fell in sheets as I revved the engine hard. The ground trembled beneath the raw of 560 horsepower. So this i... Read More...
Pura Tirtha Empul Ubud

7 Things to Do in Ubud

With the recent success of the book and movie, “Eat, Pray, Love”, Ubud has quickly become one of Bali’s most popular tourist destinations. This region is considered by many to be the cultural hub of the island,... Read More...
Mount Batur Sunrise

Mount Batur Sunrise Trek

The booming sound of a foghorn ripped through my head! In an instant, I was awake and in a panic. Where am I? What's going on? I looked to my right in time to see Amy's fear-stricken eyes searching franticall... Read More...
Monkey Eating Banana At Monkey Forest

One Day in Ubud, Bali

The rooster crowed at 6:30 am. I lay in bed listening to the birds chirping and the river gurgle its way through our tropical-looking garden. What a wonderful start to our first full day in Ubud, Bali. All was ... Read More...