Yokohama, Japan

CupNoodles Museum

Posted In: Japan | Yokohama
After visiting Yokohama Chinatown we headed to the CupNoodles Museum and let me tell ya we really enjoyed it!! We got to walk around the famous Red Brick Warehouses on the way to the museum and later did a quick stop at Cosmo World and dinner at World Porters, both across the street from the museum. The CupNoodles Museum is interactive and was designed to[...]
Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama Chinatown

Posted In: Japan | Travel | Yokohama
I visited Yokohama Chinatown back in 2016 during my first girls trip to Mainland Japan, but unfortunately all of my photos came out blurry. So of course when we visited our friends Katie and Paul in Yokosuka in December 2017 I knew I had to go back with G. We arrived on a Thursday, so we had the whole day Friday to adventure on our own while our friends went[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Uluwatu Temple and Kecak Fire Dance

Posted In: Bali | Travel
Our last two days in Bali were spent by the water in South Kuta. Swimming, reading and drinking watermelon juice at our hotel pool, and laying down at Balangan Beach. Both days we rented a motor bike from our hotel in the afternoon to explore. We rode to Uluwatu Temple, one of six key temples that are believed to be Bali's spiritual pillars, to experience th[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Center + Monkey Forest

Posted In: Bali | Travel
We asked our driver to drop us off at one end of the Jalan Raya Ubud, the main street that runs through the center of town. We did some temple sightseeing, had lunch, shopped at the market for souvenirs and afterwards met up with our driver again who drove us to the famous monkey forest. The Monkey Forest is definitely on the top of the must-see list in[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Balinese Cooking Class

Posted In: Bali | Travel
While traveling through the Thai Islands on a tour in 2016, I really wished that a cooking class had been one of the activities included!! So when I planned our trip to Bali I knew that I wanted to find a cooking class for the husband and I to take part in. We both like to cook, so I think this may become a traveling tradition. I went with Lobong Culinar[...]
Bali, Indonesia

Ubud: Taman Ayun Temple + Bali Coffee

Posted In: Bali | Travel
After visiting Batuan Temple, we continued on to Taman Ayun Temple followed by a stop at a near by plantation to try the famous Luwak Kopi (coffee). Pura Taman Ayun was built in 1634 by the Raja of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu. It is a family temple, where the deified ancestors of the Raja Dynasty of Mengwi and important gods of other temples are honored.[...]