The Trance Dance of Bali

Trance Dance Bali

After sharing with our guest house owner, Taruna, that we not only enjoyed gamelan (bronze Balinese orchestra), but we have also played, he invited us to a trance dance ceremony to bless a new village temple that was to be performed that night in the village. Perhaps not sure if …

All the Relationships We've Been

All the Relationships We’ve Been

Of course, the title of this post is rather preposterous. The only variance in our relationship has been its natural progression from …

Scams of Java, Indonesia

Scams of Java, Indonesia

Any time we take a trip to a new country, we research scams we may encounter. In preparation for our month-long visit …

Elephant Kraal in Ayuthaya, Thailand

Elephant Kraal in Ayuthaya

On my last morning I took a final look at the map of Ayuthaya that the guesthouse gave me when I noticed …

Vegan Guest Post

Becoming Vegan in Thailand

Editors’ Note: This is a guest post written by Kwa Ganjapanne, a Thai university student in Chiang Mai, who has made the …

What I Miss About Baltimore

What I Miss About Baltimore

Baltimore, the largest city in the state of Maryland, lies on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay of the United States’ east coast. Also …

Ligeia with Eleanor Roosevelt

Pass the Baton: Blogger Relay

After being passed the relay baton from travel bloggers Sam & Zab over at Indefinite Adventure, we mulled over their great questions …

2013 Year in Review

A Look Back at 2013

A year ago, Ligeia was battling dengue fever while getting vaccinated for rabies after a monkey bit her in Lopburi. Thankfully, that …

Climbed to the peak of El Yunque, Puerto Rico

My Puerto Rico Bucket List

Puerto Rico, roughly the size of Rhode Island, is teeming with an array of activities, easily lending itself to a bucket list. …

Things to Do in Chiang Mai

Things to Do in Chiang Mai

Nestled in a valley between two mountain ranges rich with lush shades of green, the northern city of Chiang Mai feels more …