Travel

The Long Drive to Tetebatu: The serene village in the valley of Mt. Rinjani, Indonesia’s 2nd tallest volcano

Sitting on my motorcycle, I pushed the kickstand back and then I turned the key in the ignition to the ON position wearing a rather surprised face, “55 kilometers?!” I screamed at Jerome while he verifies on google maps the distance of Tetebatu from Kuta. “Yeah,” he answered, chuckling silently as he put his helmet …

Going Through The Holiday Blues: Something about an old-fashioned Christmas is hard to forget

As I was typing this blog, I am currently seated next to the gleaming Christmas tree in our living room listening to Michael Buble’s album called Christmas, and you just know that nostalgic feeling, right? That familiar excitement. And we are getting it because it’s the most wonderful time of the year again. But tell …

Leaving Home To Start A Brand New Life Abroad: Real adventures begin at the end of your comfort zone

So this is the feeling of leaving home off to the airport? Of not knowing when you’ll be back again. The bittersweet atmosphere of seeing your 70L backpack ready to be picked when it’s time to leave. And there’s something melancholy between the 4am air and your mum sitting on the sofa in your living …