“Rachel I’m drowning. I can’t breathe. I don’t like this, Help me!” gasped my panic-stricken mother on the brink of despair, standing tiptoes in shoulder deep ocean, goggles full of sea water and half biting and half spluttering through her snorkel. We were on Gili Meno, a small island off the coast of Lombok in … Continue reading The Gili Islands
Nestled in the village of Maukaya in central Bali, not too far from Ubud, lies this beautiful, fascinating and incredibly popular tourist attraction. Tirta Empul, meaning ‘holy water spring’ is the name of the water source located within the temple. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter, which … Continue reading Tirta Empul Holy Spring Water Temple
On arrival in October, Bali’s Denpasar airport was just as I had anticipated – hoards of local taxi drivers begging for your custom, wanting to take your bags and whisk you away to your hotel. Luckily we had our taxi sorted and a sign displaying my name was a welcome relief for us at 10 … Continue reading The land of the Gods – Bali
Well well well. Thailand eh!? If someone had told me I was going to be setting foot in this country during my year in Australia I’m not sure I would have believed them. The 19 day path of experience has been full of colour and wonder and delight. And best of all, exactly the type … Continue reading Oh Hey Thailand!
Singapore is hawwwt! Very humid and sticky but extremely clean and the people seem to be super friendly. My naivety led me to believe that it was not a rich country, however the total opposite is true. This city screams good quality high priced living. After landing we got a taxi to Shangri La Hotel … Continue reading Interim Travels 🍲