Live the Little Things: Ladies Day Out with My High School BFF

We were two teenagers who met at high school. Together we pushed through the highs and lows of high school life, went separate ways for over a decade, and somehow the universe decided to reunite us again in the town where we first shook our hands and asked each other’s name. My bestie, Vee, just came back from the United States for good. It’s been a month since she landed here and we’ve been hanging out almost every week. We live close to each other now – what a sweet coincidence.
Last week we went out to check out a spa place in Jakarta. Vee was dying to get a body scrub treatment done, which coincided with my month-long desire to get a full body massage (another sweet coincidence?). So both of us went, leaving our hubbies behind. Jokes! Our hubbies were busy that day. What was planned to be a spa date turned into a whole day of cafe-hopping, finished by a little shopping treat. It’s only proper if I call it Ladies Day, isn’t it?
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Bali is Paradise: Shinto Spa Ubud

When I visited Bali last December (see my previous Bali post here), I dragged my man to try a new spa in Ubud called Shinto Spa. I first discovered about this spa from an Indonesian magazine and as a spa lover for life I knew I had to go there.

Shinto Spa does not kid when it says it’s the best Japanese-themed spa in Bali. Although it has a higher price point compared to other local spas, their price justifies the kind of service that you receive. I’m a firm believer that cheaper price doesn’t always mean better deal – sometimes price speaks quality. First of all, the place is neat and clean – this is the standard that I always go for everytime I go to a spa. Second, they have trained masseuses and beauticians. I was already aware that this spa fell on a high-end category so I knew what I got myself into (big splurge).

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Bali is Paradise: Wapa di Ume Resort & Spa

When one thinks about Bali what most definitely first comes to mind is its gorgeous beaches. No wonder major Balinese cities like Seminyak, Kuta, and Nusa Dua never run out of tourists who wish to enjoy the wonderful scenery of Bali beaches. It’s almost a crime to not visit the beaches while you’re in Bali. Most of my past trips to Bali typically involved water sports activities – I never stayed too far from beach area. But last December, my man and I decided to spend four days in Ubud, a town located in the mountains – an hour drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Ubud isn’t as crowded as other places and it has a cooler weather, which is a huge plus for me as I couldn’t stand being in too much heat.

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Bali Vacay Part 2: Restaurants and Tourist Attractions Review

Helloooo friends! Good to have you here!

As I promised on my last post, I’ll be talking about my Bali Vacay again! YAY! If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, please do so by clicking this link. I promise you won’t regret it 😉

In this post I’ll be reviewing some amazing places that I went to in Bali. Yesss, Bali has tons of gorgeous beaches but this island is not just famous for that (surprise!). I was lucky I had friends in Bali who recommended me some cool places that I otherwise wouldn’t have found.

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Bali Vacay Part 1: Resorts Review & Travel Tips!

Good day all of you amazing people! I hope you’re having an amazing and relaxing time right now because I’m about to share my vacay story in Bali! Though it was a quick vacation (6 days), I had the greatest time ever.  I hadn’t been on vacation in ages so I made sure I made the most of my time there! I had so much fun that I decided to write my vacay on three different entries, or else it would be a long post! So make sure you come back to read part two and three! 🙂
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