Beaches

Baby Turtles Hatching on Tioman Island

By |August 10th, 2014

Have you ever seen one of those nature documentaries where hundreds of tiny turtles hatch out of their eggs and crawl across the sand into the sea, to start their aquatic lives? In one of the most special moments of my trip so far, I was honoured to witness this for myself on the […]

How to Find the Most Relaxed and Beautiful Bali Beaches

By |July 21st, 2014

My favourite Bali beaches – the most relaxed and naturally beautiful – were at the west coast resorts of Balian and Canggu, where we concluded our tour of this wonderful island.

The journey

Having clocked up many miles visiting Bali beaches by taxi, we learned that you can travel the route from Permuteran to the small […]

Blissful Bali: 7 Awesome Activities in Amed

By |June 24th, 2014

A stretch of tiny villages along Bali’s east coast, Amed is laid-back and charmingly modest: a world away from the hustle of the island’s more famous tourist destinations. Here are seven awesome activities in Amed.

Enjoy the journey

As Amed is in the far east of Bali, it’s a three hour taxi journey from somewhere central like Ubud, […]

How to Enjoy Gorgeous Gili Trawangan Backpacking

By |June 8th, 2014

The Gili Islands are a popular side trip from Bali for travellers seeking scuba diving, beaches and parties. Here’s how to enjoy gorgeous Gili Trawangan backpacking.

Last year I had a taste of Gili T when I visited for a long weekend with some girl friends. This time, accompanied by my boyfriend Steeve, we intended to come for a […]

Epic New Zealand South Island Adventures

By |March 20th, 2014

Phew. I’m now back in Auckland after an epic trip around the beautiful South Island. In this post, I will give you a taste of some the best places we visited on the Stray bus tour and the truly stunning scenery we clapped eyes on.

The eye-catching big orange Stray bus picked me up from […]