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  • March 20, 2016 • Do • Views: 2108

    Up close and personal at Bali Bird Park

    Now I’m no binocular-clad bird-nerd, but who doesn’t enjoy wandering around peacock-filled gardens on a Sunday morning? ...

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  • March 3, 2016 • Do • Views: 2150

    Three quick trips to take from Bali

    With over 17,000 islands to explore, Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic nation and the delight of intrepid travellers from across the globe. While many Aussies opt for the laid-back beach bars of Bali, there are countless...

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  • March 3, 2016 • Do • Views: 2157

    Going local at the 2016 Ubud Food Festival

    Over the past year, I've been based in Ubud working - amongst other things - as the publicist for the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, the Bali Emerging Voices Festival and the newly launched Ubud Food Festival. ...

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  • October 21, 2014 • Do • Views: 3581

    Take a (bumpy) ride along the shores of Nusa Lembongan

    Take a short speed-boat ride off the South-East coast of Bali, Sanur, and you might find yourself looking at Indonesia's most popular tourist destination rewound thirty years: stunning beaches, lagoons and views at every corner without the...

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  • September 5, 2014 • Do • Views: 3952

    Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

    I recently descended upon the lush greenery of Bali's cultural capital and home to the infamous Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Southeast Asia's largest and most celebrated literary event...

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  • August 16, 2014 • Do • Views: 4739

    Exploring Rote Island

    Andrew and I recently had the pleasure of staying with some friends on West Timor's Rote Island, famous for its killer surf break, T-Land...

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  • July 26, 2014 • Do • Views: 4234

    Around Jakarta in three days

    Jakarta isn't really that tourist friendly, so to help others who might be at a loss with what to do with fly-in, fly-out tourists, I've decided to blog together a brief itinerary of Jakarta in 3 days....

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  • July 23, 2014 • Do • Views: 4606

    Orangutan rehabilitation in Kalimantan

    Thanks to the amazing generosity of the in-laws, we spent last weekend floating down the murky waters of the Kahayan rivers in our own private houseboat to visit the Orangutans. ...

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  • July 20, 2014 • Do • Views: 4255

    Tiger Island Eco Village & Resort

    I've had my eye on the Thousand Islands for a while now, which are frequently touted as the perfect weekend getaway from the oppressive Jakarta smog...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Do • Views: 3943

    Up close and personal at the Sacred Monkey Forest

    Few people can fail to contain a smile (or scream) watching the residents of Ubud's Sacred Monkey Forest wile away their day, whether it be eating, sleeping, climbing, fighting or just watching tourists wander by...

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