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 […]

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 […]

How to Enjoy Blissful Zanzibar Diving and Dining

By |January 17th, 2017

For dreamy beaches, fascinating history and exciting watersports, look no further than the African island of Zanzibar. For advice on where to go for Zanzibar diving, dining and culture, read on!

The funny thing about arriving on the island from Dar Es Salaam on mainland Tanzania is you need to go through customs and show your passport, […]

Beach Life: Coral Bay, Perhentian Islands

By |April 29th, 2013

When we arrived at Coral Bay it was grey and overcast. I couldn’t recognise it from the idyllic photos I’d seen on other traveller friends’ phones or from their glowing descriptions. At the time, most of Malaysia was being battered by rain storms and parts of Kuala Lumpur were flooded. However, when the sun comes out, the Perhentian islands simply […]

Paradise (re)found: The Sanctuary Thailand

By |April 1st, 2013

After a night bus from Goa, a day in the heat and bustle of Mumbai, a flight to Kuala Lumpur, an early morning flight to Koh Samui and then a boat to Koh Phangan, I was exhausted. Luckily, I had arrived at The Sanctuary Thailand – my paradise home from home, and one of my favourite places in the […]