Monthly Archives: April 2010

Welcome to The World Effect in REAL time, posting from Kathmandu!  We have officially caught up with ourselves, so starting today we'll actually be where our posts say we are.  We're also officially
Meggan's claw marks in my arm were worth our trip to Palawan.  As you've seen from our previous posts, we're pretty fond of this little place.  Many of you have been asking how we got here.  This i
Snug between sheer limestone cliffs and a white beach is the village of El Nido, a perfect launching point to explore the beautiful Bacuit Archipelago.  Not only is the location an ideal home-base fo
I know we've probably said this a few times in our travel blog, but I'll say it again, we have found one of the most beautiful places on earth. Visiting the Bacuit Archipelago in northern Palawan of t
One reasonable flight from Singapore brought us to a country we weren't originally planning on visiting, the Philippines.  According to the US state department, we shouldn't go there, as there has be
As the rays of sunlight hit each tiny speck of Mica, the East Bali beaches comes alive with energy.  The beaches sparkle like they have diamonds hiding in the black sands.  It is a brilliant si
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We decided to get away from the retail madness of Ubud in search of something a bit more remote.  After 3 days of denying the taxi industry by walking, we hired a guy to drive us around the countrysi
A mecca for artist over the years, Ubud is filled with restaurants, art gallerias, antiques shops and little clothing boutiques.  At times it is a little overwhelming but to get away from the taxi ca
After more than a year traveling, Beau and I are still amazed by the historical monuments and architecture we have seen around the world. Borobudur, a Buddhist temple, and Prambanan, a Hindu temple, i