Category Archives: enjoying the lovely

Our final stop in Bali: Holiday Inn Resort-Bali Benoa

Our final two days in Bali we spent at the Holiday Inn Resort -Bali Benoa. Staying in the chain hotel, we thought we would save some bucks and spend our hotel points we’ve both accumulated a lot of! Both Stan … Continue reading

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Urban Oasis: Bebek Tepi Sawah Villas in Ubud, Bali

After our delightful time in Kintamani, Bali, hiking Mount Batur volcano and relaxing at the Hot Springs thereafter, we headed down to the middle of the island, a town of Ubud. Ubud is known as the center for traditional Balinese … Continue reading

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Destination: Kintamani, Bali (and a review of Villa Jempana)

We just returned from a quick vacation in a beautiful paradise, a.k.a. tropical island of Bali. Our three older kids stayed at home with grandparents this time, only baby Richard came with us – this was his first international trip … Continue reading

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Destination: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Afternoon Tea at the Abkhazi Garden.

For some unbeknownst reason (but my heart loves it!) all 3 of my children LOVE tea parties! The boys get giddy about the fancy dainty food, and Margarita enjoys the whole experience. We love to share the loveliness of a … Continue reading

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