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Why Bora Bora Should Be On Everyone’s Bucket List

For all you water babies out there, Bora Bora should be at the top of your bucket list. It has the most incredible crystal clear, blue water I’ve ever seen in the world. Bora Bora is also the home of the legendary over water bungalow you’ve probably seen splashed all over instagram. Bora Bora is …

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Visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali

If you are visiting Bali, then the Monkey Forest Ubud is definitely something you need to see. The Sacred Monkey Forest is like walking through the Jungle Book with lush greenery and wildlife roaming free. Here are some tips to ensure that you and your family have a great time. First things first, make sure …

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Walking Among Komodo Dragons- How to Make the Most of a Short Trip to Komodo National Park Indonesia

Komodo National Park is a series of volcanic islands located in Indonesia’s archipelago and is home to some of the most diverse wildlife on earth.  It’s famous for the Komodo dragons (actually large lizards) which live on 3 islands, Rinca, Komodo, and Padar. Just the name Komodo dragons brings to mind a modern day Jurassic …

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“You want Lamb Penis!” Donghuamen Night Market, Beijing

Does anyone remember watching the movie Clueless with Alicia Silverstone? Her favorite expression was that she was “totally buggin’ ” Welcome to the weirdest, wildest, grossest, night market ever. The Donghuamen Night Market. Picture a Chinese version of Times Square, wide open pedestrian streets and lights everywhere. The street is lined with hundreds of stalls …

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All About the Benja-Mao’s: Three Days In Beijing

Beijing is arguably the jewel in China’s crown.  It is home to some of the most iconic spots throughout history, and is an instagrammers paradise #omg #somanypictures #ThisIsHowOld Before the 2008 Olympics, the people of Beijing were ordered to better their English and they made an attempt to clean up their city. We had no …

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Hong Kong- The City that Comes Alive at Night

After my frantic leaving a day early to avoid a snowstorm where I am from, and then 16 hour flight from JFK, my Gumby-esque self (thanks small prescription pills!) shuffled off the plane in Hong Kong to be met  by the W Hong Kong private car service (public transportation what?) When traveling long distances such as this, …

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