The Damai, Lovina, Bali

Of all the wonderful places one could wake up, the Damai is one of the most incredible. From the comfiest bed, spectacular views through lush greenery to the sea, the scent of fresh mint growing endlessly in the garden, waking up at the Damai is pretty special! My favourite types of hotel are small and luxurious. Little gems with all the littles you don’t need…

An unexpectedly brilliant meal at Pica, Ubud

Rather oddly, one of my foodie highlights of my trip to Bali was a South American meal eaten in Ubud. Though Indonesian food is good, after a few weeks of it non stop it can get a little dull for me – I may have over done the nasi goreng! We decided to go for something a little different for a Saturday night dinner –…

Where to stay in Lombok, Indonesia

            I’ve just come back from a perfect 3 weeks of holidaying in the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok. I’m back with a bucketful of very happy memories, a lot of foodie inspiration, and a strong tan! Lombok is still a pretty much tourist-free Island. It’s east of Bali and Lombok is still a pretty much tourist-free Island. It’s…

Winter blues for Summer sun

January is definitely the Monday of the year. It starts with a buzz of excitement with hopes and wishes and New Years resolutions… but now all that’s left is a real chill in the air and a massive need to wrap up! When I’m in this mood, I love to grab a large cup of tea, get cosy and go through my holiday photos. Here…

Bueng Pai Farm – an idyllic stay

In Thailand, having no access to a laptop was both a blessing and a curse for me. I loved being able to escape monotony but have neglected you followers unfortunately. Sorry! I promise to be better soon! This trip has been so full of different moments that have been unlike any other. Today I had an absolute urge to share this wondrous place with you…