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Beyond Bali: Guide to Nusa Penida

Beyond Bali: Guide to Nusa Penida

Want to explore beyond the tourist hotspots of Bali and don’t know where to start? Escape the crowds and explore our guide to Nusa Penida island.

Hiriketiya Bay: southern Sri Lanka’s beach paradise

Hiriketiya Bay: southern Sri Lanka’s beach paradise

Close your eyes and picture a tropical beach paradise… No doubt you’re picturing a secret bay of turquoise blue ocean lapping gently onto soft, white sand, with tall palm trees swaying gently in the warm breeze. Am I right? The good news is that it exists in Sri Lanka – Hiriketiya.

7-Day Java Island Guide: Indonesia’s Most Thrilling Island

7-Day Java Island Guide: Indonesia’s Most Thrilling Island

I’ve been meaning to write a Java Island guide for months — it was one of my favourite places in Indonesia, and still largely untouched! Bali may be known as surfer’s paradise, Lombok has earned a reputation of being a blissful beach escape from the […]

5 Amazing Places to Solo Travel in Indonesia

5 Amazing Places to Solo Travel in Indonesia

Ready to plan your next solo adventure to Indonesia but don’t know where to start? We have you covered!

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

I’ve been meaning to write and share my best female solo travel tips for months now — because, before I left, it was exactly what I was feverishly googling!

The Ultimate 3 Week Philippines Itinerary

The Ultimate 3 Week Philippines Itinerary

So you want to backpack around the Philippines, but you only have three weeks to spare. No problem – welcome to the 3 week Philippines Itinerary! Late April this year, after my three-month stay in Australia, I met my best friend Claire in the Philippines! […]

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

You’ve just arrived on this beautiful island in the Philippines, and (rightly so,) you’re looking for the best Siargao restaurants to get over that jetlag — we have you covered!  In Siargao, you get surf, great weather, super-friendly locals and of course, the delicious Siargao restaurant and […]

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

The tearshop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is the place everyone is talking about – and for good reason. Whether you visit for two weeks or two months, it has everything: postcard-perfect beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, surfing, safaris, stunning countryside and so much more.

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

Travelling in Indonesia during the wet season actually comes with a few benefits… Here are just some that I discovered.

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

My travel bucket list of places to visit is endless — mainly because I just keep discovering exciting new destinations to add to the list — so I’ve decided to plan my year in seasons, so I can start ticking them off.

5 Places You Must Visit in Indonesia (That Are Not Bali!)

5 Places You Must Visit in Indonesia (That Are Not Bali!)

If you’re planning on a trip to these gorgeous islands, make sure you get off the well-beaten Bali path for a bit and start exploring some of the wonderful, untouched islands of the Indian Ocean.

The Ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

The Ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

If you’re looking for a holiday that offers both adventure and beach time, cityscapes and rural retreats, a two week break in Vietnam is just the ticket!