Category: Indonesia

Where to Stay in Bali: Bali Areas to Stay

Tourism in Bali has been booming for decades, but has arguably even become more popular in the last few years. Travellers from all over the globe are planning their Bali itineraries, travelling to the Indonesian island and wondering exactly where to stay in Bali. If you’re a bit overwhelmed about…

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Bali to London Overland: South East Asia Recap

Let’s not talk about how overdue this post is, but I’d like to introduce you to my Bali to London overland series, with this South East Asia recap! So, to bring you up to speed, I’m travelling from Bali to London without flying. I will be taking a few boats…

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One Week in Java Itinerary

I can understand why so many people visit Bali. It’s got spectacular scenery, a really unique culture, and lovely people. But there is so much more to Indonesia than this one island – which I would argue is a bit of a victim of its own success as it is…

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Hiking Mount Ijen Tour: What You Need to Konw

Ok, I’ve officially been in Java for 18 hours, and I’m already in LOVE with the island. If you’re visiting Bali, definitely consider a trip over to its neighbouring island – and the main island of Indonesia. This infatuation began when I got on the ferry crossing. I was jabbering…

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Hiking Mount Bromo Independently: A How-To Guide

I’m currently overlanding the world (well, a good chunk of it at least) from Bali in South East Asia to London, England. So my first point of call was Bali’s neighbour, Java, and its many volcanoes. While in Java, I managed to adopt a ‘travel all day hike all night’…

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The Impacts of Tourism in Bali

I’ve got a love-hate relationship with Bali. On one hand, it’s a beautiful island with amazing scenery, lovely locals and an intriguing Hindu culture. On the other, it’s suffocatingly touristy, can feel very inauthentic and has some real problems that are arguably worsened by mass tourism. Bali has spectacular sunsets…

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What to Pack for Bali: Complete Bali Packing List

Beautiful Bali is one of the most visited places on the planet. Families, backpackers and couples all descend on this island, in search of an idyllic lifestyle including drinking coconuts on the beach, trekking up volcanoes, learning how to surf, experiencing Hindu culture and the amazing people of Bali and…

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Bali Animals: How to Find Ethical Tourism Experiences

Bali; it’s haven for surfers, culture seekers, beach bums and adrenalin-pumpers. There’s so many activities to participate in all over the island, including volcano trekking, temple trawling, rice terrace hiking, scuba diving and snorkeling, drinking, dining and relaxing in the most idyllic of locations. But the animal tourism industries in…

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2-3 Weeks in Bali Itinerary for All Travellers!

Bali’s been having a moment for about three years now. It’s been a popular destination for decades, due to its tropical climate, easy-going lifestyle and rich culture; but tourism on the island has been booming recently – with people seeking its idyllic beaches, spectacular lookouts from sky-high volcanoes and unique…

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Travelling with Carry On Luggage Only in Asia: A How-To Guide

  One of my best sustainable travel tips is to pack less, because less items means reduced fuel emissions on transport. It also means favouring solid, package-free toiletries over weighty bottles. And guess what? Sustainable travel is often also cheap travel, and travelling in this way could save you a…

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