On a fine day back in 2011 I thought my life was coming to an end. That was the day when I almost shat myself to death in Doha’s airport. Back then, we were living in Dubai and had decided to take a small trip to Indonesia. On our last … more »
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Indonesia is a country that includes 17,508 islands… do you think we’re going to have time to explore them all?
Well, we are going to try!…
Indonesia’s Underwater World for Beginners
When I landed in Indonesia, I was amazed by its culture and impatient to discover. That being said, if I had snorkeling on my list, I sure didn’t have diving. Indeed, I am that kind of girl that can barely stand one image of a shark. Anyways, the travels went … more »
An Introduction to Delicious Indonesian Cuisine
Indonesia is a country that prides itself on its local cuisine, for the dishes that are famed for their scintillating taste and delicious flavor. The food has been influenced by so many nations like the Netherlands, India, China, and many more. If you ask me what is my favorite Indonesian … more »
As green as it gets..
One fine day in March 2011 we decided to head out and try out some rafting in Bali. It was a cloudy and windy day and as we drove away from the city towards the countryside, things started turning greener. A LOT greener! We finally ended up at this really … more »
Travel to my Country 1/4: Asia & Australia
One of the great things about following travel blogs is that we get to read about destinations and experiences around the world from a personal perspective. It’s no secret that, a lot of travel writers that work in major publications, have sometimes written about places that they’ve never even been to! This results … more »
Shortly after sunset on Gili Air
Gili Air is a tiny Island off the coast of Lombok in Indonesia. It’s a beautiful little unsustainable chunk of paradise. The Island measures about a kilometer from end to end and has developed some huts, restaurants and other tourist facilities. There is no drinking water on the island and … more »
Paradise beaches are not exclusively for the rich & the famous!
“I dig my toes into the sand The ocean looks like a thousand diamonds strewn across a blue blanket. I lean against the wind, pretend that I am weightless and in this moment I am happy”, Incubus Many people trapped in busy working days have a paradise like … more »
Shhhhh… It’s Nyepi!
When we visited Bali in 2010 we had to stay inside our hotel for 24 hours one of the days. All our windows were blacked out, we couldn’t make any noise or go around outdoors. On this day there were no flights in or out of the island and no … more »
A Balinese Man
A Balinese man looks at us as we go rafting through a river in Bali, Indonesia. He wonders why we are there and why we pointlessly go down the river. Skin and bones, he works hard every day to make ends meet. While we enjoy the rapids…
Paradise in Indonesia
Gili Trawangan is an island off the island of Lombok in Indonesia. Yes, an island off an island, that’s exotic! Many tourists visit this cluster of 3 islands off the coast of Lombok. You’ve got Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. An example of pretty unsustainable tourism as these … more »