Leaving Our Jobs and Coming Out Party

The 5 people who read our blog regularly might have noticed that we don’t have our faces pictured anywhere on this blog. Up until now. We luuuurve having pictures taken of ourselves. As a matter of fact, you might get sick of seeing our pictures all over this blog from now on.

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 …

Sleeping On A Bed of Straw in Switzerland (and the story of a big pizza)

Ah, Switzerland… Even after being warned how expensive everything was in Switzerland (especially for a couple of poor college students that we were), we decided to make a short trip to Switzerland during our Western Europe trip. The Alps were impressive, the trains that arrived when they’re supposed to were even more impressive (we just …