It’s a long way to Amed

Amed Beach

From Ubud we traveled to Amed. It was raining when we left (well, it’s rainy season at the moment), and we got more rain at our destination which is 3 hours away on the East coast. There was nothing for it except to eat, relax and enjoy the beautiful sea view from our little guesthouse, […]

New year, new friends, new adventures…

Balinese offerings

Here’s a little recap of the last few days. When we first arrived on Gili Air, I honestly I wondered what I would do for 8 more days on this tiny island, I suppose after 10 years in a corporate job, it can be hard to relax. Well as you already know it, diving took […]

Hotel Tugu Christmas for 2

Hotel Tugu, Bali

We enjoyed many wonderful meals with our families prior to leaving home, including two Christmas meals, however we wanted to celebrate together and Morgan, our host at Villa Surya Abadi recommended Hotel Tugu in Canggu. Morgan celebrated her wedding anniversary and thought they might offer a special Christmas eve dinner. We hopped on our scooter […]

Merry Christmas everyone !

Christmas dinner @ Hotel Tugu

It’s been three days since we arrived in Bali and we’re absolutely loving it. Even though we’re in the middle of the rainy season, it’s been sunny mostly sunny. In fact, my nose and my neck are as red as Santa’s hat! At first we thought Anne-Marie and her irish skin were going to be […]

Jet lag upsets everything…

lunch

Day 2 and my 5am start led to a long sleep until 4pm and missing our inclusive breakfast at the guesthouse. Breakfast is quite important to me, I can become quite grumpy when hungry, something I’ll have to work on during this trip. Thomas wanted a banana leaf curry and a local restoran beside our […]

Saving money for travel

Coin Dropping Into Piggy Bank

Saving money towards travelling was no easy job. From the very beginning we’ve had a rough idea of how much money we would need to have put aside in order to have both our travel but also our come back covered.  We would travel until the money runs out and  then have enough money to […]