Indonesia Part 3: Gili Trawangan & Lombok

I have seen a lot of Asia, but I still have a lot to explore, it is one BIG continent, and MY FAVOURITE! Admittedly, I have a crazy obsession with Asian food. Luckily I live in the diversified city of Toronto so I have my go – to places for Pho, Thai, Vietnamese, Dumpling, Sushi,…

Indonesia Part 2: Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali

After being in Ubud for a few days, we made our way down to Sanur, where we stayed at the Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali for 2 nights and welcomed with homemade iced ginger lemonade and lavender scented cold towels. What I truly love about the Fairmont brand is they stay true to the culture of…

Bali Part 1: Bouncing around Ubud

Quick tip, if you want to make your flight cheaper from Canada, fly into Jakarta and take an internal flight to Denpasar. Yes, it is an additional 1-hour flight, but it saved me $600CAD, which I thought was worth it! And, yes for those obsessed with points I still flew Star Alliance. I met my…

Live like a local in South Bay California

Departing from the hustle & bustle of downtown Toronto it is best to hop on the UP Express and fly out on the 8PM Air Canada flight. You will naturally adjust to the time change AND you get to wake up in a beautiful place! Ah, blissssssss! If you want to check out Hermosa &…

My Piece of Paradise – Hermosa Beach

  Of all the places I have visited, I find myself repeatedly drawn to one very small beach town South of Los Angeles stretching over 3.69km square feet – Hermosa Beach. When I arrive to this little beach town my senses are on overload, and the ocean brings me a sense of serenity, sparks my…