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Relaxing and healthy eating in Canggu, Bali

10 kilometres north of the crazy party town of Kuta in Bali, Indonesia is 10 km of beach on the south coast. Canggu has a much more relaxing atmosphere of dining, culture and beach fun. I had partied too hard in Kuta and It had left me broken. I had a stomach infection and needed […]

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7 things you should know before climbing Mount Batur volcano, Bali for the sunrise

Mount Batur (Gunung Batur) is an active volcano located in the centre of Bali. It is an active volcano, having last erupted from 1997  to  2000. On July 7th 2000 shooting ash 300 meters above the crater. Major eruptions in pre-historic periods formed the secondary volcano and caldera, which partly filled with water and formed Lake Batur. […]

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Eat, Pray, LOVE Ubud – Naughty monkeys and volcano treks.

Made famous by the 2010, Julia Roberts film ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, the story of Elizabeth Gilbert’s life has sent millions of middle aged women flocking to Ubud. In search of their own relaxation and hot, exotic man. Just an hour ride from Densepar airport, This is the Bali I had imagined. A very chilled town with […]

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The 14 hour trip and the scams – Gili Trawangan to Bali

Due to a government weather warning, no fast boat (3 hours door to door) was running from Gili Trawangan back to Bali. I had already been on Gili for 10 days and, amazing as it is, I really needed to move on. So there is a slow ferry I can take? How bad can that […]

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Stranded on an island – 10 days on Gili Trawangan – Things to do

We originally booked 3 nights on Gili T. After the first night we extended to 5. We then found out that the fast boat back to Bali, the one we had a return ticket for, had been stopped for a few days due to storms at sea causing huge waves. Oh well, paradise isn’t the […]

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