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Balloons Over Bagan – Still In Progress…

Nobody said that completing our list of While We’re Alive experiences was going to be easy, and #9-Ballooning Over Bagan in Myanmar is proving to be one of those wallet draining experiences that will make completing it that much sweeter. Our first attempt really wasn’t a failure, but still an attempt nonetheless.  On our first […]

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Alila Villas Soori – A Little Slice of Heaven in Bali

From the moment we drove through the gates of Alila Villas Soori in Bali, we knew we found a little slice of heaven!  In typical Alila fashion, every detail is thought of to ensure the most memorable stay for its guests.  People we’ve never met would greet us by name, the architecture stylish and uniquely Alila, and the […]

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Tokyo Fashion Has Stolen My Heart

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again.  There’s something about the Japanese women that causes me to have one giant girl crush on them.  It’s not really one thing in particular, but a hundred different things that come together to create a petite, pastel-colored, fringed with lace and tied in a beautiful bow package of Japanese […]

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Surviving a “Violently Crowded” Day at Tokyo Disneyland ~ Japan

With the help of Google Translate to help us understand the Disney Crowd Calendar, we were absolutely frightened when we discovered that the only day we could visit Tokyo Disneyland was predicted to be “Violently Crowded”!  On an eight tiered scale that begins with “People Rattle” at less than 20 000 attendees, we couldn’t have picked a […]

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It’s a #ThaiCoup ~ Bangkok, Thailand

Two weeks ago we found ourselves in quite the predicament.  Do we go to Thailand in the first days of a newly announced military coup, or stay back in Singapore and play it safe?? We had a weekend of shopping in Bangkok planned for weeks, and we were desperate to fill our closets with the […]

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