Backpacing in Indonesia - a view of the 17 islands marine park in Riung, Flores
25 Jul 2014

Exploring the 17 Islands Marine Park in Riung, Flores

The 17 Islands Marine Park in Riung would be really popular if it wasn’t so hard to get to, which means if you brave the terrible roads and overcrowded buses you’ll have an array of island paradises that are begging to be explored. I learnt, after a quick search online, that

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Nemberala, Rote Island, Indonesia- far from the tourist trail
09 Jul 2014

Rote Island, Indonesia: A Gem Hidden from the Tourist Trail

“Bule, bule, hello, bule!!” screamed young and old as I passed through their tiny village. Bule means foreigner – I’m not sure if they were really saying hello or they were just alerting their friends that a tourist was in town. I’d wandered a few kilometres from Nemberala, the tourist epicentre

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The pier at Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
07 Feb 2014

Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia: A Romantic Getaway

Are you looking for a romantic break from the bustle of Southeast Asia? Are there too many tourists, touts and Bob Marley songs on other islands? Head to Koh Rong Samloem, where the water is clear, the bungalows are private and the beach is almost deserted. There are actually a

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