Lombok is one of Indonesia’s most fascinating islands, where Islam and Hinduism meet, and tropical rainforests merge with Austronesian savannahs. My getaway guide goes over where to stay, what to do, food and drink, and what to pack when visiting Lombok island.
The moment I stepped foot on Indonesia I felt a colorful energy radiate through my body. It was as if I had found my paradise. For me, this has been the best country on earth. It could be the beautiful mix of different languages, religions, and cultures that are found on its many, many islands.
As a world traveler and native New Yorker, I understand what it’s like visiting a new big city and not knowing your way around. Let’s dive into what you should know before coming to NYC if you’re not from the United States. We’ll cover everything from easy (cheap) transportation to getting a local SIM card.
While in South Korea, Luis and I had the opportunity to cook with Jihae, a local chef specializing in making traditional cuisine food simple for travelers. She taught us how to make five classic dishes: Garlic Chive Kimchi, Soybean Soup, Spicy Stir-fried Pork, Potato Pancake, and Steamed Vegetable Rice with Soy Sauce.
Seoul is the cultural hub of South Korea. In this hip Asian city, style is everywhere; found in clothing, music, experiences, and attitude. The ultimate Korean experience is K-pop, a colorful, pop music sensation that is sweeping Korea, China, and Japan. I attended a live K-pop Tv show and it sure was an interesting experience!
In Seoul, the food scene is spicy, sweet, and savory. It's a place where one dish is simply not enough; in fact most meals have over 10 dishes. Whether you explore questionable looking night markets or world-class restaurants, one thing is consistent; Korean food is packed with flavor.
Everyone is a beginner photographer at some point. I'm sharing my top 10 tips for learning how to take a great photo as an amateur. We cover holding your camera, picture composition, light, rule of thirds, framing, cropping, photography apps and editing for beginners.