6 Benefits of Becoming Vegan


Warning: Use of undefined constant user_level - assumed 'user_level' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/joannech/public_html/notesofjo.com/wp-content/plugins/ultimate-google-analytics/ultimate_ga.php on line 524

If I have free will, why would I choose to be vegan and limit myself to only eating plants? A year and a half ago, if you told me I will become vegan, I’d laugh. I used to go to steak night and chicken wing nights when I lived in Shanghai, which wasn’t even that…

Design Your Own Bali Experience: Silver Jewelry Making Class in Ubud, Bali (Vlog)


Warning: Use of undefined constant user_level - assumed 'user_level' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/joannech/public_html/notesofjo.com/wp-content/plugins/ultimate-google-analytics/ultimate_ga.php on line 524

Warning: Use of undefined constant user_level - assumed 'user_level' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/joannech/public_html/notesofjo.com/wp-content/plugins/ultimate-google-analytics/ultimate_ga.php on line 524

I love connecting with local artists and musicians when I travel, so when I traveled to Ubud, Bali, I booked a silver jewelry making class with Backstreet Academy. (I participated in the class in July 2018, so yes, this is a long overdue post, but that does not change the awesomeness of this experience!) Duration:…

DIY Indonesia 60-Day Tourist Visa Extension in Bali


Warning: Use of undefined constant user_level - assumed 'user_level' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/joannech/public_html/notesofjo.com/wp-content/plugins/ultimate-google-analytics/ultimate_ga.php on line 524

Warning: Use of undefined constant user_level - assumed 'user_level' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/joannech/public_html/notesofjo.com/wp-content/plugins/ultimate-google-analytics/ultimate_ga.php on line 524

Bali is great if you want to find a place to chill and take care of yourself for some time, and Indonesia has a friendly free 30-day tourist visa for 140 nationalities in the world. I already knew that 30-day wouldn’t be enough for me as I totally fell in love with the island when…