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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? 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 Ways to Mingle with Royalty While Travelling

By |May 23rd, 2014

Two notable royal events marked the departure of my life in New Zealand for more adventures in Indonesia. And I was lucky enough to be there at both. British royalty Prince William and Catherine Middleton – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – visited Auckland with their baby son, George. Then when I arrived in Bali, it was the […]

Time To Say Goodbye

By |June 12th, 2013

I admit it. I’ve been a bit of a grump these last few days. For all my talk of yoga, healing and being at peace, I have also felt anxious and sad. I’ve been moping around feeling sorry for myself. Why? Because I was about to leave Bali, and Asia in general.

After four months […]

How to Listen to the Body, Heart and Mind

By |June 2nd, 2013

My mind is often on overdrive. I’m constantly in my head, thinking about the past, worrying about what might happen, generally over-analysing wherever possible. One of the things I’ve learned from my travels is that the heart and body have important things to say to us too, if we take the time to notice: listening […]

How to Be A Stylish Backpacker: My Travelling Fashion

By |June 1st, 2013

I was good for ages, but eventually caved in. Inevitably there are too many temptingly beautiful things available to buy when you’re backpacking in Asia, so I thought I would share with you my travelling fashion splurges.

Well, I say splurges, but most of these cost under a tenner, or under a fiver in some cases.

When I was […]