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Bali Travel Diary, Part 3 | Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua is the completely opposite of Ubud – while Ubud is rushing waterfalls in the rainforest, Nusa Dua is sandy beaches and pristine coastline. Arriving at Kayumanis Nusa Dua was two parts surreal, one part an architectural showcase of what would be my dream villa if I lived on the beach in Bali. Walking through the labyrinth of pathways to our villa, I was in a tired daze from a day exploring, and luckily, we were being taken straight…

UBUD Watercress Cafe – I stumbled upon this place while I was on shoot in Bali for 3 weeks, and came here almost every second day. Get your rustic…

Bali Travel Diary, Part 1 | Jimbaran

9pm, welcome drink in hand, the distinctive sound of the ocean somewhere in the darkness but we can’t quite make it out. I’m getting my itinerary  and all my breakfast options explained to me, but I’m actually calculating how long it will take to shower off and get to the beach bar (the Puri Bar) for a drink. We started our trip at the Belmond Jimbaran Puri which is on Jimbaran beach, traditionally known as Puri Beach. I actually really…

Ojai Travel Diary

WHERE WE STAYED: Ojai Valley Inn is an Ojai staple. The grounds are gorgeous and sprawling, and because it was around the holidays, it was decorated with a pumpkin patch! I cannot tell you how much joy and buzz and excitement I experience around the holidays here in the states, how much I appreciate that American enthusiasm for festivities, and how happy that makes my idealistic little heart.  I couldn’t tell you the first thing about the golf course, other…

Finding Balance In A Relentless World | JORD Watches

An Essay On Maximizing Time and Experiential Living || And In That Moment, I Swear We Were Infinite “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” I had this quote engraved on the back of my wood watch. Zebrawood is native to West Africa, one of its defining features being its very pronounced growth rings. Akin to the way nature reveals the life of a tree – lean periods of fire, drought, flood, as well as periods where…