Climbing and Visiting Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree, California Joshua Tree National Park is no doubt our favorite desert destination in California. Even more than Death Valley, simply because there’s no climbing in Death Valley 🙂 There’s something about camping or hiking in the desert that feels “clean”. No dead leaves getting stuck to your shoes, or wet boggy terrain to …

Get Off The Tourist Trail, 10 Favourite Destinations in Java, Indonesia

Java, Indonesia Java, the most populated island in Indonesia is often overshadowed by its much, much popular next-door neighbor, Bali (which despite its popularity, hidden gems in Bali do exist!) Growing up in Jakarta, my family would take my brother and I on road trips all over Java. Java has many nooks and crannies to …