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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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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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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Port Douglas, Australia.

We originally didn’t think we had time to visit Port Douglas, which is a couple of hours north of Cairns and if I’m honest I wasn’t that bothered about going. Matt however voiced his interest and I am so glad he did; Port Douglas ended up being one of my favourite places that we visited […]

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Jim Thompson House – The King of Silk

Listed in the Lonely Planet as a top attraction and 5th on Google, we decided that this museum sounded rather interesting. Near Siam square, Jim Thompson house is a tranquil paradise in an urban jungle. Jim Thompson was an American who moved to Thailand and revolutionised the silk industry, taking what was a declining cottage […]

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Celebrating Small Blogs with Big Dreams

So there I was, just chilling in the lounge after a long day at work last week and contemplating what I wanted for dinner, when a WordPress notification popped up. I love seeing these; knowing that someone is taking the time to read or comment on my tiny little blog always brightens my day! And […]

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