Beaches

11 Essential Experiences for a Kerala Backpacking Trip

By |October 1st, 2017

If you’re planning a Kerala backpacking trip, there are plenty of things to see and experience in South India’s gorgeous green land known as God’s Own Country. Here are my recommendations of eleven essential activities.

1. Spend the night sailing in a houseboat

This one isn’t cheap, but if you can afford it, it’s well worth […]

5 Unbelievable Stops for a Beautiful Bali Road Trip

By |June 4th, 2017

Are you interested in a Bali road trip but don’t know where or how to start? One of the world’s most magical islands, it is great to explore by car. Many people seem to stop at Kuta and Seminyak and think the island is just about designer shops and bars. It’s so much more […]

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 eastĀ 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 likeĀ Ubud, […]