The creator of Puri Mas Boutique Resort on Lombok, Indonesia is a former world-champion ballroom dancer. His young dancers waltzed right into our hearts, just like Puri Mas.
Is tropical Lombok an Indonesian paradise, where luxury is affordable? There are few tourists on the white sand beaches, and boutique hotels offer terrific value for a beach vacation.
Beware the monkey business at the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali, home to over 600 cheeky macaques. Hang on to your things! But the babies sure are cute.
Built in 1488, the Kwan Tai Temple is the oldest temple in the quaint Tai O fishing village. Inside, devotees burn incense and pray for prosperous fishing and farming harvests.
Jordan’s attractions include Wadi Rum (Lawrence of Arabia’s desert), Dead Sea (fancy slathering black mud over your body?) and the ancient city of Petra.