Why I wouldn’t recommend the Maldives

a swing on a tree on a beach

I’ll caveat this post by saying that if the Maldives is on your bucket list and it’s been your dream to go, you should go! It’s an absolutely beautiful part of the world, and you will undoubtedly love it. The overwater villas are unique, the water color is unreal, and the fact that most islands […]

Amangalla review

a building with a brick walkway and a man standing in front of it

Booking this stay We booked this stay directly through Aman in order to access a package they were offering, Essence of Sri Lanka. This gave us complimentary afternoon tea and a $100USD property credit during our stay. We selected one of the signature rooms, the Amangalla Suite, because we have often found them to be […]

Park Hyatt Siem Reap

a white building with a tall tower and a street light

Jason and I enjoy traveling to warm weather destinations so during the festive season that usually means we’re headed to Asia. For this trip we paired Siem Reap, Cambodia and Luang Prabang, Loas – two new countries for us both that have been on our travel hit list for a while. You can check out […]


Amantaka Review Planely Alex

Getting there The plane taking us to Luang Prabang arrived at Siem Reap very late so we landed at Laung Prabang after dark. On the flip side, the arrivals hall was nearly empty so it look us less than 10 minutes to have our visas processed. The hotel offers a service to help but we […]


a pool with umbrellas and a large body of water

Getting there After a 24+ hour journey to Bali with an extended layover in Incheon due to fog, we finally made it to Bali around midnight of our arrival day. We checked into the Grant Hyatt close to the airport before being picked up the next morning by our driver to take us to Amankila.  […]