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That Hostel Life

I love hostels. Really, I do. As I write this I’m sitting at a hostel in Tokomaru Bay called Stranded In Paradise. From my spot on the front porch I can see the entire bay and into the Pacific Ocean beyond. 769 more words


Nusa Lembongan, Bali: A Quiet Little Piece of Heaven

Although we loved Seminyak right off the bat – we can only take touristy and busy places for so long. After our fix of feeling catered to for a bit, it was time to move on to a place we felt out of our element again. 875 more words


Seminyak, Bali: A Welcomed Tourist Trap

At last we arrived in Bali! After a horrific and miserable flight from Kuala Lumpur we finally made it to the island we’d only seen or heard about in movies. 1,029 more words


Dollar Tree Haul

Here’s a little video on my Dollar Tree Haul and some of the things you can purchase there that are surprisingly good.

What’s your favorite Dollar Tree buy?   10 more words

Keeping It Cheap

That Time I Sat Beside My Worst Nightmare On A Flight

Our flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bali was anticipated for days. We were so excited to get out of Malaysia and into Indonesia. Malaysia was fine. 1,287 more words



Deniz Yalim gives some good tips on being frugal which can be very helpful to those living on a limited budget but truthfully it is also good advice for humans wanting to save up enough money for something you really want and need but which is a little pricey. 163 more words

Common Sense

Week 1

This week I learnt that when every other supermarket fails, go to Aldi. I visited the supermarket and scoured the reduced sections to find bargains, nothing much :( maybe I’m not going late enough. 484 more words

Frugal Life