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Komodo National Park Guide 2024: How to visit and what to expect

Komodo National Park Guide 2024: How to visit and what to expect

Visiting Komodo National Park has been on my travel bucket list since I watched David Attenborough documentaries as a child. So when we started to plan our two-month trip around Indonesia, there was no question: we would somehow manage to incorporate Komodo National...

How much does it cost to explore Portugal?

How much does it cost to explore Portugal?

Portugal is generally considered one of Europe's more affordable destinations. But how affordable is it? If you are planning to visit Portugal you may want to know how much to budget for your trip. To help you with that, we’re sharing here how much we spent while...

Travel Money: How much to budget for your Indonesian adventure?

Travel Money: How much to budget for your Indonesian adventure?

Indonesia is known to be a more budget-friendly holiday destination, even considering the cost of flying there. But how affordable is it when you stay longer than the customary one to two weeks and explore the country beyond Bali? We recently travelled around the...

Offbeat Travel Itinerary: How to spend 3 magical days in the Bay of Kotor

Offbeat Travel Itinerary: How to spend 3 magical days in the Bay of Kotor

Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in the same year as its larger cousin 70km up the coast, Kotor and its walled Old Town have long been hailed as a less crowded alternative to Dubrovnik. Several years ago, the New York Times jumped on the same bandwagon. But...

The best hikes on Mt Rinjani no one tells you about

The best hikes on Mt Rinjani no one tells you about

Located on the Indonesian island of Lombok, Mt Rinjani [Google Maps location] offers some of the most stunning and challenging hikes in the region. While many are familiar with the popular trek to the summit, several lesser-known trails offer equally (if not more)...

After a unique cooking class in Lombok? Head to Anggrek Putih

After a unique cooking class in Lombok? Head to Anggrek Putih

Are you looking for an immersive cultural experience in Lombok? Are you in love with Indonesian food (and keen to cook it at home)? Anggrek Putih Cooking Class and Garden Tour might just be the right place for you. Set in lush tropical gardens and offering hands-on...

Overnight train Yogyakarta to Malang: What to expect and how to book

Overnight train Yogyakarta to Malang: What to expect and how to book

If you're looking for a convenient (and more environmentally friendly) way to travel from Yogyakarta to Malang (than flying), taking the overnight train is a better option than travelling by bus. In this article, we'll share with you all the important things to know:...

How to experience the Ramayana Ballet Prambanan – An Insider’s Guide

How to experience the Ramayana Ballet Prambanan – An Insider’s Guide

Performing the Ramayana, a famous Hindu epic more than 2,000 years old, the Ramayana Ballet (Sendratari Ramayana) is a mesmerizing show of traditional Javanese music and dance - set against the backdrop of the stunning Prambanan temple complex north-east of...

Borobudur Guide 2024: How to visit the Temple as an Independent Traveller

Borobudur Guide 2024: How to visit the Temple as an Independent Traveller

Planning to visit the magnificent Borobudur Temple in Indonesia as an independent (foreign) traveler? You've come to the right place. Aiming to protect this very special place from over-tourism, significant changes were introduced in 2023. But don't fret. Our guide...

Pack Like a Pro: The Ultimate Carry-on Essentials for Female Travellers

Pack Like a Pro: The Ultimate Carry-on Essentials for Female Travellers

Ever wondered how someone can fit their whole life into a carry-on travel pack and travel the world (with no end in sight)? It’s actually not that difficult, even for us women, and once you’ve tried travelling light on a short trip, you won’t want to go back, even...

Travel Budget Japan: How much it costs and how to save

Travel Budget Japan: How much it costs and how to save

Are you planning a trip to Japan and wondering how much it will cost you? You've come to the right place. In this article, we outline our actual travel costs during our three-month trip to Japan in 2023. Contrary to popular belief, Japan can be an affordable travel...

How much does it cost to explore Slovenia?

How much does it cost to explore Slovenia?

Slovenia is known for its sustainability focus. And it is the only country in the world with love in its name. How could we not be excited to explore this pocket rocket of a country? While we only visited for eight days (as Paul had to leave the Schengen Visa area at...

How to Choose The Best Foreign Language School Abroad

How to Choose The Best Foreign Language School Abroad

We believe the best way to learn a language is to live in a country where the language is spoken for a period of time and really immerse yourself in the local culture. A little over a year ago, Paul and I attended Spanish school in Quito, Ecuador‘s capital, followed...

Unwind and recharge with a (multi)day trip to the stunning Kerama Islands

Unwind and recharge with a (multi)day trip to the stunning Kerama Islands

With crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and colourful coral reefs, the Kerama Islands offer a wonderful respite from the busy-ness of Japan's mainland cities. Whether you choose to explore charming Zamami [Google Maps location] on foot or by bicycle, join a...

No single-use: How to limit your plastic waste as a traveller in Japan

No single-use: How to limit your plastic waste as a traveller in Japan

Sustainability is one of our shared values. And living our values (as much as possible) means we try and limit our ecological footprint wherever we are in the world. As we prepared for our trip to Japan in early 2023, we realised the biggest challenge while travelling...