The number one thing that stops us from traveling is MONEY, following closely behind is commitments (such as jobs), fear of the unknown and the courage to take the plunge and leave your home and comfort zone. But how much money does it actually cost to travel? The answer is…not as much as you think. … More How much does it cost to travel?
I felt like a giant 2. Squat toilets are gross, inconvenient and hard to use 3. You should always carry your own toilet paper as apparently it’s not a necessity 4. The food is AMAZING 5. Vietnamese people actually eat dogs, it’s not a myth. They also eat cats (so does Tom apparently) 6. Whether … More 25 Things I learned in South East Asia
I’d been so envious of my friends when I had previously seen all their photos from their vacations to Nusa Lembongan. I couldn’t get over how blue the water looked and I knew for sure I had to see it for myself one day. We met up with two of our lovely friends and … More Bali on a budget: Nusa Lembongan
After Kuta, we knew we wanted to head South down to the Bukit Peninsula but we weren’t exactly sure where to stay. After plenty of Googling and reading my lonely planet book we decided to head to the beautiful Balangan beach and I’m so glad we did. Our trusty taxi driver, Freddy Kruger, picked … More Bali on a budget: Balangan beach
I don’t know if it was just because it was my first trip overseas, but when I first came to Bali in 2007 I stayed in Kuta and I definitely wasn’t a big fan of it. It was dirty, loud and full of street dogs, beggars and drunk Aussie bogans who didn’t know how to … More Bali on a budget: Kuta
I first came to Bali in 2007 and again in 2009. These trips were spent partying in the Bounty (a seedy club) every night on my first trip and on my second trip I barely left my 5 star hotel except for massages and food. I felt like I was lying if I said I … More Bali on a Budget: Ubud