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  • Pensive monkey in the forest | Ubud, Bali Indonesia

    Photo Inspiration: Ubud Monkey Forest

    THIS place is why I am now afraid of monkeys. The monkeys here have been trained through repetition to know that humans will feed them if they gather in one particular place…

  • Waiting to depart in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Photo Inspiration: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    The Yogyakarta train station on the island of Java isn’t very big, but with so much movement and chaos,  it feels like every single person who lives on the island passes through.…

  • Looking over Lombok from Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

    Photo Inspiration: Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

    This week was quiet on TravelShus – sometimes a mental break is in order. As a treat for you, this week instead of one photo we have two. 50% More Free! Oh…

  • Bedugul Temple Bali

    The Temples of Bali

    One of the things that struck me the most about Bali was the exotic and unique architecture of the Hindu temples that exist all over the island. Even in the middle of…

  • Ramayana Dancer

    Notable Photos: The Ramayana Ballet

    In Bali, we had the opportunity to see a performance of the classic Indonesian dance, The Ramayana Ballet. This story has been one of the most famous love stories in Indonesia for…

  • Sunset on Nusa Lembongan | Bali

    Discovering Nusa Lembongan

    Only a boat ride away from the beaches of Bali, there exists a place where tourism has not yet spoiled the calmness. There is no pier for large boats to dock,  limiting…

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    Eating Through Southeast Asia

    For me, Southeast Asia was one culinary location I couldn’t wait to explore. Bring on the noodles, bring on the ginger, bring on the rice. For Matt, not so much. Since pretty…

  • stone carvings on the walls of Borobudur Temple on Java

    Discovering Yogyakarta

    Yogyakarta(Jogja) was a last minute addition to our trip, since most of Indonesia had been filed away in the “Matt can’t eat there so we can’t go there” category. Of course once…