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March 2015

How much time do you spend daydreaming of the future? How many times do you catch yourself wishing you were somewhere else, or wishing for time to just speed up so you can skip whatever it is you are currently doing. It happens to all of us, we are always looking for more experiences, more excitement in our days, but forget to live and experience what we are currently doing. Traditional media and social media sites don't make this easier on us either. We are getting used to checking Facebook and Instagram

Today we had the wonderful experience of visiting the Amazing temples of Borobudur and Prambanan near Yogyakarta in Indonesia. Borobudur which is denominated the largest Buddhist temple in the world is a beautiful large stone structure with hundreds of buddhas sitting inside carefully designed stupas. An easy 45 minute drive from Yogyakarta a day tour can be easily arranged to see both temples in the same day. If you decide to do this tour make sure you ask for the combined ticket which is currently $IDR 375,000 to visit

All travelers wish to stay at the 5-Star hotel with the perfect accommodations, the tempur-pedic bed, the tasteful breakfast and most importantly that perfect location close to all the tourist spots, shopping, restaurants and everything that the city has to offer. Unfortunately not all of us have the hundreds if not thousands of dollars to spend every night on that 5-Star hotel, specially when traveling for long periods of time. If you are like us, you probably are ok giving up on most of those "luxuries" in order to enjoy