Save money on slow travel with budget airlines in Southeast Asia.
Skip Ubud, Chiang Mai, Hoi An and other spots with overtourism issues for these less-crowded, authentic alternatives.
During our two-month stay in Indonesia, we decided to see “little Bali” — also known as Nusa Penida. For anyone who wants to see a less developed island on their Bali trip, this is a great option. In fact, this was one of the highlights of our adventure in Indonesia. The roads around Nusa Penida
The village is so different from the town.
Exactly what your money buys on this Komodo dragon trip.
(***This post was updated in September 2021 with pandemic information, and with the reclassification of Komodo dragons as a threatened species due to climate change. See the table of contents to quickly jump to these sections, noted with stars***.) We took a Komodo dragon trip in Indonesia to see cold-blooded carnivores living on some islands
One simple way to make sure you don’t overstay.
Bali’s countryside is more beautiful than any city center. We spent a day seeing sites near Ubud that didn’t cost a lot of money, and they were (mostly) all a gorgeous escape from the city center. From rice terraces to jungle, waterfalls to holy water in temples – it feels good to get out of
What it’s like to go to the movies in Ubud, and other Southeast Asian places.
The great, the bad, the ugly on Ubud.
North Bali scuba diving: off to a rough start, but the price can’t be beat.
Our vacation lifestyle budget breakdown for Bali.
Slow travel deal that feels like a vacation.
Adventurous cliff jumps so accessible, even retirees can leap off.