Regret – Why I don’t think I made the most of Bali.

It’s a strange post to write. Most bloggers boast about how amazing the world is, how they made the most of every single minute of travel. However ever since I got home in August (why does that sound so long ago?!) I have had the niggling feeling that I did not make the most of […]

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Uluwatu Temple & The Kecak Dance.

Perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea, the temple of Uluwatu is one of the most spiritual Balinese sea temples on the island. Not surprisingly this also leads it to being one of the most popular tourist sites as well. Placed within easy driving distance from Ubud, Seminyak and Jimbaran, it is […]

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Amed – Bali, Indonesia.

After the regret of not having completed his Advanced PADI course in Koh Tao, Matt was determined to get certified in Bali before we headed home. We therefore made time to head to the east coast region of Amed for a few days. Amed is one of many popular areas in Bali for diving, however […]

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The Delight of Hiring a Driver in Bali, Indonesia.

Bali is an island covered in the lush greenery of rice paddies, mountains and forests; while stunningly beautiful, this does make getting from A to B a little more challenging than you would expect. The plethora of winding, narrow country roads along with the ridiculous number of motorcycles almost completely rules out large modes of […]

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Ubud, Bali – Indonesia.

Known as the spiritual capital of Bali, Ubud is a hub of cultural activity. In fact, apart from a beach side location it has everything you could ask for from a holiday destination. We spent four days here right at the beginning of our final three weeks and I found it to be a delightfully […]

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Bula! – Two Weeks in Fiji with Awesome Adventures.

One thing to know before you book that plane ticket is that Fiji is rather expensive. In fact, I think due to the high number of imported products from Australia and New Zealand, a lot of the Pacific Islands are. Unfortunately we failed to do any research into this and ended up being those people […]

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5 Reasons to Love Fiji!

Although we only spent two weeks in Fiji, it’s the kind of place that captures your heart almost immediately. The country is like nowhere else I have ever been and while the mainland isn’t spectacular by any means, the islands are the closest to stereotypical paradise that I have experienced. Here are just 5 reasons […]

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Our Camper Van Experience.

As many of you know we spent the majority of our time travelling the East Coast of Australia by camper van and as this is quite a popular way of seeing both New Zealand and Australia, I thought I would give a bit of an overview of our experience of both living in a camper […]

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Brisbane, Australia.

As mentioned in earlier posts we ended up staying in Brisbane twice – once on the way up to Port Douglas and then again right at the end of our trip as this was where we would fly out to Fiji. We spent five days driving from Port Douglas to Brisbane, stopping off in Noosa […]

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Cape Tribulation & The Daintree Rainforest, Australia.

Our day trip to Cape Tribulation marked the most northern point of Australia visited during our two and a half months in the country. A mere hour and 45 minutes from Port Douglas it makes for the perfect road trip by camper or car, however there are also numerous organised tours that you can take […]

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