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Visit Bandung, Indonesia

  Indonesia is a fabulous country to visit, it’s oozing in culture, with enough wildlife to dazzle you, fabulous food that will send you into a frenzy and scenery like no other from volcano tops to stunning beaches, it certainly won’t disappoint. During our trip through this amazing string of islands (more than 17,500!) we spent […]

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Guide to Gilis

The 5 minute guide to Gili T

Gili T is the largest of the three Gili Islands with an estimated permanent population of about 800. Situated off the coast of Lombok, it’s reachable by a ten minute boat ride, or for those traveling from Bali, you can catch a two-hour boat from Padang Bai. Trawangan was the first of the three islands […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Indonesia

Indonesia, officially known as Republic of Indonesia is a country located in Southeast Asia consisting of 17,508 islands. It’s the 4th most populous country in the world, and is surrounded by Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Malaysia. It’s extremely diverse in scenery, wildlife and people. So read on to find out 10 interesting facts […]

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what is nyepi

Hiding From Demons: What’s Nyepi All About?

On the night before Nyepi (ogoh-ogoh night), the entire island makes a racket, rousing up all of the demons from their hiding places to join in the festivities. The Balinese lure the demons out by parading around homemade statues, called ogoh-ogoh, which are anywhere from eight feet to two stories tall.

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Searching For Turkey… Christmas Dinner In Bali

As Christmas draws nearer and the realisation that I won’t be at home with my family sets in, I figured there’s one thing that’ll definitely make it feel like Christmas, and that’s Christmas Dinner! A big white bird with all the trimmings, I’m talking roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese, broccoli, carrots, cranberry sauce, gravy and of […]

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La Favela Bali

5 reasons to fall in love with Bali

After a rather dramatic two weeks traveling through Java with fellow Brits, Ollie and Jim, we finally reached Bali. To be completely honest we cheated a bit, rather than completing the last few days of overland travel from Yogykarta to the ferry dock, we gave up and booked a flight to Bali. The boys trooped […]

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