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
Santa Marta is where Colombians go to have the sun on their backs and rum in their glasses- so Lonely planet says. Sounds like a tropical paradise right? Wrong! Santa Marta to me is an ugly, dirty, dusty town (city?) that is hot, humid and very unpleasant to look at. Should you ever find yourself … More Santa Marta, Costeno beach surf camp & Palomino, Colombia
Next up was the beautiful town of Salento. Salento is apart of the famous Zona Cafetero (coffee region) and is located at an elevation of 1,895 meters above sea level, which is the perfect elevation for growing coffee. Salento is a colourful, picturesque town filled with rolling green grass hills, cows, horses, cow boys and … More Salento and Valle de Cocora, Colombia
As my newest adventure is just around the corner, I thought I would share with you what my top backpacking essentials are that I have to have with me on the road to help make my life that little bit easier and more comfortable. The ‘girly’ girls guide: 1. Packing cells Packing cells can be … More My top 10 travel essentials: The ‘girly’ girls guide
It’s safe to say I have booked my fair share of flights over the past few years. It can be confusing, frustrating and expensive when it comes to finding the right flight. Here are some tips I have found useful that will hopefully save you some money (and stress!) next time you are booking a … More How to save money when booking flights.
Ever since I can remember, I always had a strong desire to travel the world. Europe was my dream destination. I would spend hours upon hours researching different places to visit there and which Contiki tour would suit me best. ( let’s face it, EVERYONE needs to do at least one Contiki in their lifetime). … More 10 reasons to travel NOW
Today I decided to start a blog. So here’s a little insight on why I chose the name ‘the lustful wanderer’ for my blog.. First of all, I am travel obsessed. Since going on my first big overseas holiday in 2010 to Europe I have been bitten by the travel bug. Hard. I absolutely fell in … More There’s a first time for everything!