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Nusa Penida Trip & Tips: How to Get Around the Island Without Booking a Tour in Advance

Long before I made my way to visit Bali, I’ve heard a lot of good stuff about the three small islands around the province: Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Ceningan. The only misleading terms that I’ve heard are that some people refer to them as “Nusa islands”.

Here’s the thing… Nusa itself literally means island in Sanskrit, both Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan are small islands that are still parts of Bali province. They are currently under the subdistrict of Klungkung regency, the smallest regency in the province. And yes, I’m fun at the party because there are times when I just have to be politically correct about some trivia! 😛

The three islands have gained popularity in the past few years, and it’s not without reason that they have. First, the local people really appreciate the effort of the current government to promote the tourism in the area. And since it’s quite recent since they came to the surface of Bali tourism, the islands are less touristy than the main Bali island.

So, when I finally planned out to visit Nusa Penida, I found out one thing about the island that kinda turned me off: Nusa Penida tour is freaking expensive!

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What You Could Get in Omaha for $10 – What’s There to See in the Biggest City of Nebraska

After covering Islamorada last week, today we will remain in the United States of America to cover another city in another state. And this time, we’re going to aim to the state of Nebraska.

As some of you probably know, I know nothing much about travel destinations in America. However, thanks to the knowledge gained from Hollywood University, I suppose I could get some American jokes, antics, and stereotypes. And when it comes to Omaha, Nebraska… One thing that I remember about it is that it’s the hometown of Penny from The Big Bang Theory.

Other than that, based on some jokes I heard on the TV show… I suppose Omaha is not that popular as a travel destination in America. Let alone for foreigners who might aim for big cities like New York or Washington D.C, it seems like even people in America rarely has Omaha on their bucket list.

But if you’re a traveler like me who prefers to go to some off-the-beaten places, then maybe you should consider Omaha next time. Thanks to SJ of The Prosperous Blonde who will cover the city on our $10 series today! 🙂

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What You Could Get in Islamorada for $10 – Feeding Tarpon and Beyond!

It has been a while since the last time we covered the last city in the United States, Houston. Today, we’re going back to the States, particularly in Florida to see how far you could get around one of the places there.

Thanks to Vicky from Real Travels With V, this week we’re going to talk about what you could do in Islamorada for $10. Also, did you know that the name Islamorada means “Purple Island” as the name came early from back when the Spanish explorers came to the area?

What could you get there within the budget? Go check this one out! 😉

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The Alea Hotel Seminyak: A Cozy and Cheap Hotel in Bali, Indonesia

When I first planned my Bali trip, I really had no idea how Bali is in terms of location. Like, I’ve heard a lot of well-known areas around Bali like Kuta, Ubud, Seminyak, or Canggu. And if there’s anything that I keep in mind when I started planning out my trip, it was to avoid the Kuta area that is somewhat the least recommended these days.

Long story short, since I’ve spent around 2 weeks in Bali, I decided to stay at a few different hotels in various areas around the island.

I heard a lot of good stuff about Canggu from some travel groups I’m in on Facebook. However, a few months before my departure, one of my friends stayed around Canggu area and she wasn’t impressed. She told me that Seminyak seems like a better choice to stay around Bali.

According to some other friend, Seminyak is mostly suitable for young travelers who are keen on some nightlife as well. There are some pubs in the surrounding area, including the famous Mrs. Sippy Bali. Because of this, I then prioritized some hotel options around Seminyak, until I decided to book a room at The Alea Hotel Seminyak.

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4 Amazing Activities to Add to Your Africa Bucket List

When you get the opportunity to travel to Africa, there are so many amazing activities on offer that truly are a once in a lifetime experience, so dwindling it down to just a few can be quite tricky.

Figuring out which adventures will be the most awe-inspiring is tough as sometimes things are not as they appear on the surface, but luckily there are a few guaranteed jaw-droppers that you’ll be glad you added to your bucket list.

So, if you’re jetting out to Africa and want to make the most of your trip by creating memories you will treasure forever, then read on to discover 4 of the best activities you can organize today!

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