Indonesia: Natural Hot Springs in Bali

I scream, you scream, we all scream for HOT SPRINGS!

Indonesia is made up of more than 17,000 islands, set atop of shifting tectonic plates. This shifting is responsible for much of the geothermal activities that can be found in Indonesia, most famously, hot springs and volcanos. These hot springs have become a sensational destination for all travelers, great for pictures and rumored to have healing powers.

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South Korea: Nami Island

If you’re a fan of Korean popular culture, especially Kdramas, then Nami Island will be familiar to you.

An island located inland of South Korea, Nami Island was created after a dam was built, the water pulling away and revealing a small island shaped like a moon. Since its creation, Nami Island has become a popular destination for all – a perfect blend of Korean culture, beautiful nature, and fun attractions.

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Indonesia: The Ubud Monkey Forest

The monkey has classically been known as the troublemaker in many cultures. As access to monkeys is limited for many people, most people won’t know how true this is.

Bali is filled with monkeys just waiting for gullible tourists to come along. Grabbing sunglasses off of heads, taking a child’s toy, grasping for plastic water bottles, and stealing any food in the vicinity is a common sight to see. This will be true anywhere, but in the Ubud Monkey Forest, the monkeys are safer to visit.

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Thailand: Visiting Elephants

Tourists have long had the image of riding elephants through green-hued jungles when contemplating a visit to Thailand. I did too, at first.

In the summer of 2017 I had the pleasure of visiting Thailand and was eager to see elephants. However, upon researching places to visit, I learned a dark truth about the management of elephants in Thailand.

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