Bali’s neighbouring island Lombok offers a much quieter vibe with coastlines that are equally as stunning, revealing luscious green landscapes, untouched scenic beaches with hardly anyone on them apart from Fishermen. Most tourists tend to visit Lombok’s North West Gili Islands (Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan) which they often reach by boat from Bali, bypassing the mainland. This is […]
A month before we set off on our travels around Asia, I started to research luggage options, especially as I knew we needed backpacks. My husband Matt mentioned only taking hand-luggage, but just the thought of it made me shudder! I am the typical person that will over pack for a 2-week holiday, so how could I only […]
We always thought of Bali as a paradise island and an expensive destination, as this is how it’s portrayed in the West. Well, this is not quite the real picture and now that we have explored the island for a few months, we have discovered some lovely places and some that should be avoided. So here we give you a […]
Sri Lanka is a beautiful island full of wonders, from paddy fields to mountains, stunning coastline to national parks. Sri Lanka will cater for anyone, whether you wish to hike, mountain climb, surf, dive, visit a national park full of animals or bathe with elephants. It is all possible! There are many different itineraries you can choose from, depending […]
Kerala is a beautiful State in South West India, below Goa and Karnataka. We travelled around for 11 days in February whilst renting the house in Goa, so that we could travel light! Our Kerala Itinerary Kochi – 2 days Munnar – 2 days Alleppey – 3 days Varkala – 4 days It all Started with a Train […]
After many recommendations to visit Gokarna, we decided to head down there during the Elections in Goa for 4 days on the 2nd of February. It only takes 1.5 hours by train from Canacona (Palolem) and costs 25 Rupees (30p) or you can go by motorbike. This was to be our first ever Indian train experience and […]
We arrived in Goa on the 16th November and headed straight to Palolem Beach! Out of recommendation from friends who go there every year, we stayed at Papillon Beach Huts on the south side of the beach. Our intention was to stay for a week or two until we found a house to rent. As it was the beginning of […]
Our early midlife crisis, as we call it!