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Is the Maldives the Ultimate Honeymoon Destination?

Is the Maldives the Ultimate Honeymoon Destination?

Planning a honeymoon is almost as important as planning the wedding– and equally stressful. There’s balancing budgets and bookings, not to mention picking the perfect destination. Your honeymoon will be the first time you are traveling together as a married couple, and after all the stress of the big day, you’ll certainly want a little relaxation. It’s your vacation of ... Read More »

Foto Friday: Heron at Sunset, Maldives

Foto Friday: Heron at Sunset, Maldives

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is of a heron at sunset in the Maldives. As our boat returned from the neighboring local island, the sun was beginning to set. We rushed off the boat, planning to watch some sting rays, but instead we found ourselves captivated by a couple of heron. ... Read More »

A Progressive Dining Adventure at Kurumba Maldives

A Progressive Dining Adventure at Kurumba Maldives

Hope everyone is having a joyous holiday season! While having delicious food during the holidays with family is wonderful, having delicious food during a vacation is equally important. Although our stay at Kurumba Maldives was short, it cast a spell on us with its various aromas. As Beth already mentioned, when we arrived, we were greeted with coconut ice cream. ... Read More »

Can’t Swim? Visit the Maldives!

Can't Swim? Visit the Maldives!

You can imagine my surprise, when Johnny, someone who doesn’t know how to swim and couldn’t care less for beach holidays, told me his dream destination would be going to the Maldives. While I already couldn’t fathom the thought of hating beaches, I certainly couldn’t fathom why out of all places he would choose to go to the Maldives, an ... Read More »

Travel Tuesdays: Interview with Jessica of Ways of Wanderers

Travel Tuesdays on Travels in Translation

On Tuesdays, Besudesu Abroad would like to feature another really awesome traveler in various forms. Some Tuesdays may be interviews, while other may feature guest posts, videos and more! This week we would like to introduce Jessica of Ways of Wanderers. Jessica has been slowly working and volunteering her way through Europe and Asia with her partner, Brent, since September 2011. They’ve done everything from managing ... Read More »

A History of Luxury at Kurumba Maldives

A History of Luxury at Kurumba Maldives

Another morning of seaplane transfers, as we arrived back at the Malé International Airport, we were quickly whisked away by speedboat. We watched as Malé’s small skyline disappeared behind us, and in a few short minutes we reached our destination. Greeted with chilled mint towels and coconut ice cream, it was a refreshing introduction to our new island home, Kurumba Maldives. We ... Read More »

Foto Friday: Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives

Foto Friday: Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is of Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives. Arriving in Male, it was pitch black. We set our alarms early in hopes of exploring the city, only to have our plans foiled by pouring rain. After waiting in hopes of the rain letting up, we decided to ... Read More »

Experiencing Local Maldivian Cuisine

Experiencing Local Maldivian Cuisine

Johnny’s back this week to talk about local Maldivian food and what we thought of it! As someone who enjoys other cultures, Beth tries to expose me to many different experiences when we’re abroad. This usually includes things that I might not expect, like going to a maid café in Japan or checking out the night life in Thailand. However, ... Read More »