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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? It is one of the world’s most impressive islands and at 95 miles wide and 70 miles from north to south, it is definitely driveable. Many people seem to stop at Kuta and Seminyak and think the island is […]

5 of the Best Tips for a Magnificent Malaysia Holiday

By |April 8th, 2017

If you’d like to visit Southeast Asia but don’t know where to start, here are my five tips for having a magnificent Malaysia holiday. There’s a host of things to see, eat and do in this fascinating and beautiful country, with its melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences.

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George Town, […]

Top Tips for Solo Female Travel in Goa

By |January 19th, 2017

Four years ago I was preparing to go on a round the world trip by myself, starting with Goa in India. It was quite the adventure! Today I’m reflecting on my journey and bringing you my top tips for solo female travel in Goa.

My first stop was Ashvem, where I stayed in a fabulous […]

Two Years On: Surviving Flying Solo to India

By |February 9th, 2015

Do you know the feeling when you’ve planned a big trip, been excited for ages, then at the airport you suddenly feel reticent and don’t want to say goodbye? This is how I felt two years ago this week, when I packed my backpack for a round the world adventure, starting with a flight to […]

Love (or not) in Kuala Lumpur and Penang

By |August 12th, 2014

It’s funny how comparisons can influence your view of a place. My first arrival in Kuala Lumpur was after spending a month in Goa, so in comparison with India I appreciated the city’s relative calm, professionalism and more acceptable hygiene levels.

I enjoyed its melting pot of Asian cultures and tasty food, with influences from India […]