The Best Things To Do in Ubud, Bali

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Babi Guling

Bali’s sun and surf wore me out. Even after applying generous amounts of sunscreen, I was roasted after my first day on the waves. A trip to the artsy town of Ubud, in the center of Bali, saved me from sun stroke. And I was able to understand why non-surfers planted themselves there for weeks or even months. Here’s a list of the best things to do in Ubud: Read more

Review: The Grand Mirage: True to Its Name

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Water Sports in Bali

The Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali on the peninsula north of Nusa Dua looked like a stunning, all-inclusive resort. It was our first stop in Bali and the lobby, with its vista of a man-made waterfall falling into an empty courtyard, seemed to capture the tranquility of the island. Marissa and I had once stayed at an all-inclusive resort in Cancun and I flashed back to that romantic weekend, albeit my friend’s wedding. I was looking forward to recreating that romance in Bali. It was when we saw our room and the beach at the Grand Mirage Resort that I realized that the image of paradise was, in fact, a mirage. Read more

Kids in Laos are Chuck Norris Tough

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Laotian Kids

Laos is flooded with babies. Every second vendor at the night market in Luang Prabang held a scarf for sale in one hand and a baby against a breast with the other.

I observed something right away about the youngsters in Laos: The children are tough.

In fact, Laotian kids are Chuck Norris tough. Read more

Free Tickets to Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival

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Free Beer Bourbon BBQ Tickets Giveaway



Welcome to the Beer Bourbon BBQ Festival Giveaway at Somewhere Or Bust. You and a date can win a chance to eat delicious BBQ and drink sumptuous bourbon and beer for free. There are 4 easy steps to qualify for these tickets, which are worth over $200.

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Are There Any Other Travel Bloggers? Globetrotter Girls

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globetrotter girls in their digital nomad office in mexico

Welcome to the fourth installment of the 4,007,236 part series Are There Any Other Travel Bloggers? Whether you’re a reader seeking out the best travel stories, a blogger wanting to learn the ins and outs of the industry, or someone who enjoys ridiculous questions where answers lack relevancy, you’ll like this segment. This week I spoke with Jess, one half of Globetrotter Girls, who were given a big shout out in my last interview with Adam Groffman of Travels of Adam. Read more