Your Universe

The universe is overwhelmingly made up of things that cannot be seen. In fact, the stars, planets and galaxies that can be detected make up only 4 percent of the universe, according to astronomers. The other 96 percent is made up of substances that cannot be seen or easily comprehended - but how can it [...]


Next Stop: Batanes, Philippines

Batanes is on every Filipino’s bucket list and a dream destination because of it’s picturesque green hills, astonishing beaches, breathtaking scenery, well-preserved culture, and genuine people. Travelers from around the globe usually go to Palawan, Boracay, Cebu, and Davao when visiting the Philippines, but have you ever heard of Batanes? Where is it located? Located in the northernmost part of [...]

Bali, Days 1-2: We Care About Your Money

Book to the Future

LuAnn said in one of her poststhe locals you meet during your travels leave the greatest impression, as with everything on Bali, this was decidedly a mixed bag.  I have spent a long time thinking about our experiences and my views on this ‘island paradise’, and the desperate and ugly, overly aggressive commercialism – which is a challenge to persevere with – and sadly the culture is, for the most part, is seemingly in tatters.  With tour guides hell-bent on making a profit, skin colour being a real issue, a brush with a scam and another bracing hike, it was certainly an eventful eight days to remember.

The first impressions of Bali are pleasing, right hand drive (the nostalgia!), trees and cut grass everywhere and roads where the traffic flows well. I should point out we went when out of season so there were less crowds and for this…

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Marriage Vows

The soul keeps the promises that the heart conceived. When I was younger, I promised myself that I will walk down the aisle with this song. Before reading my vows, I would like to request that you play this song in the background. Last January 28, I exchanged vows with the man I love at [...]