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Jakarta, city of contrasts

I can see Adam at the back portion of the bus, his head is bopping away above all the other men’s heads that surround him. He is holding unto the railing, looking out the window, out into the city. Every now and then he is looking over to me, trying to find my gaze, making […]

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Visiting Prambanan Park

Yogyakarta tourist offices organise whole day trips both to Borobudur, which is the largest Buddhist Temple in the world and to Prambanan Park, the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. However it is also possible to visit both temple complexes on the same day. This is especially possible if you have your own transportation, but tour […]

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Borobudur – the world’s largest Buddhist temple

The day after discovering Yogyakarta town we were signed up for an organised tour of the temple of Borobudur – the whole reason we were here in Yogyakarta. I read a lot about this place, the Rough Guide to South-East Asia on a budget listed it as one of the top things to see and do in […]

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Off the well-trodden track in Yogyakarta

Our beautiful week in Gili Trawangan had quickly come to an end. We were so sad to leave this paradise, but after 6 days of just chilling out, soaking up the sun, watching beautiful sunsets and just generally living island life we had to pack up and move on. We booked our return journey to […]

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10 cool things to know about Gili Trawangan

In my last blog post I talked about how we got from the heart of Bali, Ubud to the Gili Islands. I hope you enjoyed the photographs I shared of Gili T (as it is affectionately known). Those are some of my favourite photographs of our whole time away in Asia. I just look at […]

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Getting to the Gili Islands

I challenge you to find something more intriguing on Earth than this – the largest of those 3 tiny islands measures only 6 square kilometres. When I first heard about this place we were already in Indonesia. These are the Gili Islands, the hidden gems of South-East Asia. They are not quite on the radar […]

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Ubud, Bali – 9 reasons why you should believe the hype

Our 10 day beach holiday in Kuta and Seminyak  had come to an end and with renewed excitement we left the southwestern shores of Bali and headed towards the heart of the island, Ubud. We asked our accommodation in Ubud to send a taxi for us, it cost 300000 rupiah (£13) to drive to Ubud, which is about an […]

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Arriving in Bali

Lately, it has been quite difficult to keep on top of our travel diary, I must confess. We are currently in the UK and I have started work on my new venture, which takes up a lot of my time. It is all very exciting though and I will share more in the future. But […]

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