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Asia 2016 Travel

THE FINAL DAYS OF OUR TRIP

Down, down, down again Turns out it is much (MUCH!) easier to get down from a volcano than it is to hike up it. Luke told us we’d take about 8 hours to get down, but with the help of a walking stick (OMG,…

1 February 2017
Asia 2016 Travel

HIKING RINJANI – DAY 2

Midnight wake-up call At 2 a.m. the alarm rings and I am not feeling at all well – not only because it’s the middle of the freaking night, but because my nausea is back. I try to fake a smile, determined not to let…

24 January 2017
Asia 2016 Travel

HIKING RINJANI – DAY 1

“So, after hiking for 7 hours we’ll go to sleep, get up at 2 a.m. hike to the top, see the sunset, hike down to our camp, have breakfast, hike down the volcano and up it again at which point we will sleep and…

17 January 2017
Asia 2016 Travel

UBUD BEAUTY

Let me start with a confession. The first time I heard of Ubud, was when I read Elizabeth Gilberts “Eat, pray, love”. And the first time I wanted to go to Ubud was when I saw the movie adaptation and Julia Roberts cycling through…

20 September 2016
Asia 2016 Travel

OFF TO BALI

At six o’clock my alarm starts to blare and I think “no, I don’t want to go to work yet; I want to sleep”. I open my eyes to switch off the annoying sound and realise I am still on holiday and the alarm…

14 September 2016
Asia 2016 Travel

SINGAPORE

Our KL hotel told us the trip to Singapore would take approximately four hours, so we decided to take the 10 a.m. bus, thinking we would be in Singapore in the late afternoon, giving us plenty of time to discover the city, eat some…

11 September 2016
Asia 2016 Travel

LUXURY RETREAT IN KUALA LUMPUR

Kuala Lumpur was always going to be one of, if not the most luxurious parts of our trip. When Erik was first searching for hotels in this city of high rises, he found a hotel that boasts a swimming pool on the fifty-first floor…

1 September 2016