A First-Timer’s Guide to Uluwatu

A First-Timer's Guide to Uluwatu, Bali - By Perogy and Panda

Planning your first ever trip to Uluwatu and not sure where to begin? Fret not friends; we’ve got you covered with this first-timer’s guide specifically created to help with just that!

Read on for tips on how long to stay, what to eat see and do, and how not to break the bank while you’re doing it all.  Continue reading

Categories: Asia, Bali, Destination Guide, Indonesia, Uluwatu
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Crossing The Street In HCMC: Yes, It’s As Scary As It Looks

Crossing The Street In HCMC: Yes, It's As Scary As It Looks

Crossing the street in HCMC is an absolutely terrifying task. With nearly 8 million people in the city, and seemingly every single one of them on a scooter at exactly the same time, traffic is intense. 

We enjoyed sitting in Cafe Anh, overlooking the streets by Ben Thanh Market, and watching the madness unfold before us. Having to partake in the act of crossing the road ourselves, though, was a bit of a different story. Continue reading

Categories: Asia, HCMC (Saigon), Vietnam
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Our One Month Thailand Itinerary

Thailand Itinerary(1)

Where did we go?  How did we get there? How long did we stay? We get asked these questions a lot from our friends. So much so, in fact, that I’ve decided to start sharing our itineraries on this site.

These itineraries aren’t perfect.  They may not be best suited for everyone’s tastes and travel preferences (or budgets). They may will include locations/activities/hotels that we regret seeing/doing/staying at.  But here you have ’em.
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Categories: Ao Nang (Krabi), Asia, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, China, Itinerary, Kanchanaburi, Khao Lak, Ko Phangan, Ko Samui, Koh Lanta, Laos, Phuket, Shanghai, Thailand, Vang Vieng
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Why Uluwatu Was Not At All Like I Expected

Why Uluwatu Was Not At All Like I Expected (Bali, Indonesia)

In travel (and in life in general) expectations and reality aren’t always aligned. There was one area of Bali I was particularly excited to visit. I was certain it would be the highlight of my trip. I planned to spend more nights there than any other place on our 2-week itinerary. I’m talking about Uluwatu. And it was not at all like I Expected.

Why?

I’ve given it quite some thought, and I think there are many factors at play here. 

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Categories: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Uluwatu
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Architectural Walking Tours Of Vancouver’s Neighborhoods: Gastown

Architectural Walking Tours of Vancouver's Neighborhoods: Gastown

Every summer the Architectural Institute of BC hosts guided walking tours of some of Vancouver’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The cost is a mere $10 per person and offers a really neat perspective on this animated city.  I assure you, it’s a really great value for the price.

Whether you’re here on holiday or you’re a long-time resident, this tour will surely prove to be informative and enjoyable. At the very least it will be a good photo opportunity for tourists and locals alike. Continue reading

Categories: British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver
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