12 Sep 2018

Hampi Travel Guide: Exploring Some of India’s Best Ancient Ruins

One of the main reasons I chose to return to India and focus on the south and central regions of the country was to visit Hampi. I have a bit of a ruins fetish (probably not the right term) and I felt Hampi would fulfil my desire to explore ancient

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05 Sep 2018

India Travel Tips: How to Survive Your First Trip to India

Someone asked me recently what travelling in India is like. I said 80% of the time it was amazing and 20% was horrible, but that ratio can easily change. There will be times when you hate India and curse the moment you thought of visiting in the first place and

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29 Aug 2018

Bibi Ka Maqbara: The Poor Man’s Taj Mahal in Aurangabad, India

If you’ve ever drunk off brand cola, cheap coffee or watched one of those low budget movies that are similar to the latest big blockbusters (like Transmorphers or Snakes on a Train) then you’ll already have some idea what a visit to the Bibi Ka Maqbara (Tomb of the Lady)

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22 Aug 2018

A Day Trip to Nusa Penida: One of the Best Bali Day trips

Bali is a bit like Marmite or The Big Bang Theory. You tend to either love it or hate it (I hate both of those if you were wondering). I am however a Bali fan, but that wasn’t always the case. To really fall for Bali, you need to get

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15 Aug 2018

Mysore Palace + Other Things to Do in Mysore, India

I once read a blog post about Mysore and what a horrible place it was. The writer painted a picture of a dirty, unpleasant place that you’d do well to avoid. They had clearly never been to any other cities in India. Mysore is by far the cleanest, most orderly

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08 Aug 2018

10 Travel Tips You Never Knew You Needed

The same old travel tips get passed around the internet in a continual loop — but what if you already know how to book a flight (pro tip — use the internet) or that you need to stop buying barista made coffee when saving for a trip? Over the last

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Hiking to waterfalls in Munduk, Bali, Indonesia
01 Aug 2018

Hiking to Three Awesome Waterfalls in Munduk, Bali + Other Things to Do in Munduk

Despite being one of the most overrun tourist destinations in Asia, Bali can seem pretty quiet if you venture out from the popular places. Munduk, a small village on a ridge surrounded by hills, could never be described as overcrowded. Recently I went on a hike to three waterfalls in

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Where are the best beaches on Gili Air, Indonesia?
24 Jul 2018

Where Are the Best Beaches on Gili Air, Indonesia?

They say good things (or maybe it’s bad things) happen in threes. That’s definitely the case for the Gili Islands, a group of three tiny coral islands off the coast of Lombok. I’ve already taken you on a tour of Trawangan (the largest) and Meno (the smallest), so it’s time

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