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 …

Discovering Lombok, Indonesia: The Best Trips Usually Happen When They Are Unplanned

In most cases, Bali is probably the first place that will pop in your head once you find out that your tropical summer dreams will take place in Indonesia – behind your average knowledge in South East Asian geography, you’ll discover in a travel brochure that this country is actually an archipelago of 17,500 or …

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 …