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  • If I had $1 for every beautiful rice terrace in Bali...

    ... I'd probably spend it all on mie goreng.
  • Tradition and Lore: Eight Intriguing Sites in Indonesia

    Whilst Indonesia has plenty to entice visitors, it is the hidden depths that often offer the most compelling allure. The depth and breadth of folklore and history mirror the cultural diversity across the archipelago, from the northern tip of Sumatra to West Papua’s border with Papua New Guinea, and indicate the influence of long-held customs. Magnify this across innumerable religions, languages, cultures and islands to have some idea of the myriad stories that only begin to scratch the surface of Indonesia’s mythology and teach lessons to those willing to learn. Here are eight such examples.
  • Bali: Best waterfalls around the island

    Once you head up north to the mountainous region of Bali — prep yourself to chase tons of waterfalls because this area is full of 'em!!
  • Islands in Indonesia you must visit.

    Denpasar Bali, Indonesia is a go-to travel destination for most of the travelers globally when it comes to island paradise. But, Indonesia has so much more to offer. Yes, just a speed boat away are few of Indonesia's best island getaways. Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembogan are two of these islands.
  • Around the world in ??? days

    I'm in the midst of (very slowly) flying a giant circle around the world. This is where I've been, and where I hope to go before ending back up where I started. WORK IN PROGRESS
  • Best Beach Getaways For Early Summer

    Kick-off your summer travel plans the right way- lots of sunshine and sandy shores. Whether you hit the beach to relax and unwind, or are looking for a coastline adventure- we have selected the world's most incredible, top-rated beaches for your early summer travel. So it's time to sink your toes into some cool sand, let's dive into the best beach getaways for early summertime travel.
  • Most Haunted Places In Asia

    Beach vacations, riverside picnics, and a notorious history that remains to this day in the whispers of ghost sightings and mysterious happenings; things are not always as they seem. From abandoned amusement parks steeped in decay to mysterious water spirits witnessed lurking in glistening shores- these destinations are for the adventurous. As Halloween gets closer, we are digging into our archive of spooky destinations across the planet, and these spots throughout Asia are some of the most chilling. Beware, don’t say we didn’t warn you.
  • Best Poolside Bars Around The World

    Just swim up for an elegant cocktail at these luxury poolside destinations across the world. There is one thing that we think that everyone can get behind, and that’s a conveniently placed luxury bar experience alongside the pool. From lagoons that transport you beneath waterfalls to infinity pools overlooking cities- these sparkling destinations around the world will help you cool off and replenish yourself, whether it's an afternoon with friends or a romantic night out swimming beneath the stars.
  • Unique Beaches Around The World

    These ethereal coastlines will transport you to other planets. Dip your toes in neon blue glowing waters, or snap an insta-worthy picture against cotton-candy colored sandy shores. These fascinating and beautiful beaches around the world are one-of-a-kind destinations that you won’t believe are on planet earth. Let’s take a look at what mother nature has in store for our next fantastical beach getaway.
  • Best National Parks For Snorkeling And Diving

    Tour shipwrecks in freshwater ecosystems or witness turtles and schools of fish swarming in clear, tropical waters. For any snorkelers, divers, or just people who like to splash around- these are the next national parks you *need* to visit. Witness colorful fish and massive sharks, uncover hidden mysteries, and make the most of your diving license at these awe-inspiring, underwater destinations.
  • Epic Destinations For Surfing Around The World

    We finally decided to put together a little list for the surfers out there- and this one is seriously epic. Whether you just got your first board or have been riding the waves for a while, these destinations offer up diverse waves for all levels and an incredibly friendly surf community. Whether it's along the coast of Ireland or Indonesia- this world has no shortage of prime surfing destinations. So grab your board and let's check out the waves- Summer is just around the corner after all.
  • Romantic Resorts Around The World

    Relax along the sandy shores of Greece or swim beneath the palm trees in Bali, explore amongst cave formations in Jamaica, or enjoy delicious room service in a fortress-turned luxury hotel in Spain. There is nothing quite like enjoying a resort vacation with your partner- warm sunshine, clear shores, and gorgeous scenery makes for an excellent opportunity to connect and unwind together. Let's take a little tour of the world's most romantic resorts for a swoon-worthy holiday for two.
  • Tropical destinations where you can get your party on

    For those that can only tolerate peace and quiet for so long (🙋‍♀️) here are some tropical destinations that come to life after the sun sets.
  • Best Destinations For Coffee Lovers

    However you like your buzz, these destinations are sure to sympathize and deliver. From smokey old-timey coffee houses to cutting-edge stops, these getaways rely on a healthy supply of delectable caffeine to keep moving (and so do we.) These are some of the places where we have enjoyed the tastiest cup of joe, from the original Starbucks in Seattle to the island coffee houses of Hawaii- let’s explore some of the best destinations for coffee lovers in the world.
  • The most Sarah Lempa places in the world

  • Places on My Bucket List

    I haven’t been there yet but I will.
  • "Me" Places

    (and this is one of the reasons why my name on social media is stillontheroad)
  • To go next

  • My Future Adventure List

  • Popular Island Getaways

  • Places to See Before I Die

    This is a work in progress list that I would constantly update as I go along :)
  • Bucket List

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  • 8 Places to Travel Boujee on a Budget

    There’s simply no denying the fact that 2020 threw us all for a loop. The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on life as we know it, putting all of our plans on pause for the foreseeable future. Although the boredom and loneliness of quarantine may have gotten to you, your wallet is likely thanking you for […]

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  • 15 of the Best Yoga Shalas in Bali

    Bali provides a wonderful mash-up of traditional Balinese Hinduism and new-age yoga culture. Where else can you sign up for a high-intensity aerial yoga class, down a green smoothie, and then head to join locals taking part in a traditional religious ceremony? Home to dozens of yoga shalas (AKA, studios) that are just as unique […]

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  • Where To Stay In Bali (Depending On Your Personality)

    Bali may be a small island, but it’s incredibly diverse. From jagged mountains and rich, tropical landscapes to pearly white oceans and ashy volcanic terrain, the Island of the Gods has it all. And it’s not just the scenery that has variety: each city has its own quirky vibe that attracts unique travelers and personalities. […]

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  • 5 Secret Bali Beaches You Don’t Want To Miss

    Bali is home to some of the most incredible beaches in the world, featuring everything from black, rocky shores with crystal-blue waters harboring vibrant sea creatures to stretches of coast with fine-grained white sand that provides you with a joyful, snow-like crunch under your feet. As Bali continues to grow in popularity with both tourists […]

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  • 36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

    Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

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  • 41 of the Best Things to Do in Bali

    Peppered with mystical Hindu temples, writhed in volcano smoke, scented with incense and Javanese coffee beans, and blanketed in emerald rice paddies: Bali is one of the best islands in Indonesia, the fabled Isle of the Gods. And topping all that off are legendary surf swells, powered by the pumping undercurrents of the Indian Ocean […]

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  • Backpacking Southeast Asia: 41 Destinations That Won’t Blow Your Budget

    Like a bar mitzvah or a grad party, backpacking the well-worn trails of Southeast Asia is nothing short of a rite of passage. For the budding traveler, the trodden route that links electrifying Bangkok to the temples of Angkor and the rolling surf of Bali is a chance to discover what street food and tuk […]

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  • 20 Pink Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy pink places around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling. 23 Prettiest Pink Places in the World With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan […]

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  • Amazing Travel Destinations for Yoga Retreats

    Once upon a time, traveling yogis made pilgrimages to the birthplace of their practice — India— to learn from their gurus. While India still makes the hot list of best yoga destinations, modern yogis are blessed with a variety of international destinations to choose from when they head off on a soul-searching adventure. Here are […]

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  • List of the Best Cities for Digital Nomads

    Planes, trains, hammocks, and the middle of nowhere: we’ll work anywhere that works for us. The life of a digital nomad is certainly free spirited, but there are a lot of factors to consider when deciding where to be a nomad. Towering mountains and white sand beaches certainly are an influence, but the cost of […]

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  • 8 of the Best Travel Destinations For the Casual Coffee Addict

    Something magical happens when hot water pours over ground up coffee beans. It’s led us coffee-lovers to form a special cult of people traveling the world in search of the very best cup. If you love coffee, you loooove coffee. Every place has their own speciality, and often they’re unique enough to leave us saying, […]

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  • 10 Hotel Pools With The Best Views In The World

    There’s no need to pay extra for a room with a view if your hotel’s pool already offers one. From cityscapes to lush jungles, ocean views and wildlife reserves, we’ve scoured the globe for the most epic and jaw-dropping vistas you can visit yourself. So, grab your swim gear and start exploring the 10 hotel […]

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  • 3 of the Best Islands in Indonesia (Other Than Bali)

    For a large number of travelers, Indonesia is Bali. Accounting for over 60% of tourist travel to the country, there are countless things to do in Bali thanks to its incredible beaches, emerald-green rice fields, cascading waterfalls, as well as its unique cultural, spiritual and artistic treasures. But with over 17,000 islands that host some […]

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  • 27 Heart-Shaped Natural Wonders Around The World

    Need some (virtual) travel love? We feel you. Crystal clear heart-shaped lakes, tropical heart-shaped islands, sun-soaked heart-shaped mountains — Mother Nature sure hows to make us feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy with heart-shaped natural wonders found all around the world. Love love? Next year, jet off to Spain for a crazy-romantic getaway Valentine’s […]

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  • Tropical Destinations to Escape the Winter

    Looking for stunning tropical destinations that won’t break the bank? Join the club. It seems like a truly Utopian dream: a tropical paradise that offers all the trimmings — minus all the exorbitant prices. Well, I’ve spent the last decade of my life chasing the dream (of living in a sarong on an idyllic stretch […]

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  • 5 Off the Beaten Path Travel Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

    Contrary to popular belief, there are still plenty of truly kickass destinations all over the world that aren’t overrun with tourists; stunning countries filled to the brim with awe-inspiring highlights (not busloads of visitors) and glorious corners of prominent travel hubs that have yet to be discovered by the crowd. Dream of getting off the […]

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