a weekend in telunas

A glimpse into our service learning trip to Telunas, Indonesia via ferry and longboat with fifty-five fifth graders. One week later, I still feel like I’m recovering from the trip, but it was all incredibly worth it. The students were teaching English in a small village there, and then afterwards we enjoyed some fun at the Telunas resort. More thoughts to come later, picture first! 🙂

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Bintan Beach Explorations

For Chinese New Years, we had a lovely 4 day weekend. I went to Bintan, Indonesia with a group of friends. It was only a 1 hour ferry ride from Singapore. Our hotel ended up being pretty much in the middle of no where! Howeve,we had a big group of people so we were able to entertain ourselves at the pool and played a lot of games. On the third day, we finally got some sunny weather and went to beach. It was a good 45 minute drive from our hotel, but definitely worth it!

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a time to rest: bali

During my fall break, I got to travel to Bali with two of my good friends. Bali was one of the places I’ve always wanted to go to. Now, that I’m in Singapore it’s a pretty cheap and only 2 hour flight away! I loved every minute of it, from the amazing villa we stayed at to the cute town and beach. We only stayed in Seminyak because we were only there for 3 days. I am definitely coming back though, to travel to the other parts of Bali!

We stayed at le jardin, a beautiful villa in Seminyak. It was a 10 minute walk to the beach and the service there was amazing. I loved getting breakfast served to our villa in the morning, afternoon tea, welcome massages, our private pool, having two floors and much more! Seminyak has some good restaurants that are by the beach. We got to eat at Ku De Ta and Potato Head. I highly recommend both places! The food and ambience is great. You are on the beach and definitely go to see the sunset. I took more photos on my iphone at these places. I will have to post those later as well.

Here’s my list of places I want to travel to next!

  • Bali
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Going in a few weeks!)
  • Bintan
  • Vietnam
  • Italy (I know it’s not really close to Singapore, but I’m dying to go!)
  • Penang, Malaysia
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Chiang Mai, Thailand