How to Have the Ultimate Body Recharge Holiday in Bali

Let’s face it, life can be pretty stressful at times and now and again we can all feel that we need a bit of a recharge. The good news is that Bali is the ideal location if you want to have the ultimate body recharge holiday. I spent a couple of months in Bali, travelling and working (and also getting …

Weekend Walks: Silent Pool and St Martha’s Hill

I love to get outside in the fresh air at any time of year, but there’s something about January that makes you feel, I don’t know… that it requires a little more effort than those long, lazy summer walks, you know? It’s no surprise that January is regarded as the gloomiest month of the year, and with it comes the …

Galapagos Day 2: Boobies, Whales and Walking on Lava

Today was all about the birds with a trip to North Seymour, which is close to the airport. Although it’s hardly a busy island – you’d barely notice the couple of planes landing every day to drop off and pick up excitable tourists – North Seymour is just as untouched and beautiful as the rest of the Galapagos. This morning …

5 Rainy Day Activities in and Around Sydney

There’s no doubt that Sydney is a city built for the outdoors. Miles of gorgeous, sweeping beaches, hidden coves, a massive harbour ripe for sailing… The list goes on. On a sunny day you really can’t beat it. But what about when the weather doesn’t play ball? I’ve found myself sitting inside on a windy and cold Christmas Day after …

The Survival Guide to Holi Festival in India

Probably the most colourful festival in the whole world, Holi is the most sought after festival for any party-loving traveller to India. You may have seen pictures of Holi in your Facebook newsfeed over the years… people dancing in the street and covering each other with powdered and liquid paint. But being there to actually experience it is on another …

A Night Withlocals in Hanoi

When I first landed in Hanoi, I was fresh from 3 and a half months travelling around India. I was exhausted. Tired from the frenetic pace of India and seeking something a little easier. Hanoi was my antidote. The first thing I did when I arrived was put on a pair of shorts (not something I was able to do …

Rafting in Bali – With a Twist

You guys know how much I love Bali, and how much I love to find a new adventure, so when I got the chance to go white water rafting near Ubud in Bali, I just jumped at the chance. There’s just something about the rush of the water, and about skimming along the churning rapids. I live for that nano-second …