Pigeon Island
Sri Lanka

Shark spotting in Nilaveli

After riding a train, hiring a moped, getting a tuk tuk and a taxi, we decided the time for a bus was here and boarded a bus to Trincomalee from Polonnaruwa. The buses here are, in a single word, crazy. They are usually by far the fastest things on the road, constantly beeping, overtaking everything… Continue reading Shark spotting in Nilaveli

Portugal, Travel

Sightseeing in Sintra

We picked up the car and headed off towards Sintra, it was a beautifully sunny day, so we decided to stop along the way at a couple of the beaches on the Atlantic coast; Praia do Guincho and Cresmina. They were incredibly windy and full of surfers, windsurfers and other active people, but they were… Continue reading Sightseeing in Sintra

Croatia

Boating in Hvar

Hvar, along with the Plitvic Lakes, was the other crucial place I wanted to visit, mainly because of what I had read about the Pakleni islands and the natural beauty of the ocean here.... It did not disappoint and Pete and I had our best days in Croatia here. We arrived on the ferry into… Continue reading Boating in Hvar

Bali, Indonesia, Travel

Learning to Lova Bali in Padang Bai

After not really feeling like we saw the 'real' Bali so far, we headed out on a bus East to Padang Bai. We checked in to a room with the most beautiful carved door in a homestay, but with very little atmosphere, and no interaction with the homeowner (who left the key under the mat… Continue reading Learning to Lova Bali in Padang Bai

Bali, Indonesia, Travel, Uncategorized

Spontaneous Trip to Bali…

After almost a month solo travelling in Malaysia, and this time it was really solo. The whole time travelling generally I met people who tagged along with me in a little group. We travelled together and hung out. Sometimes only for 1 or 2 days, but still. It means that often, when travelling solo, you're… Continue reading Spontaneous Trip to Bali…

Malaysia

Partying in the Perhentians

I slept so well that night in the little hut on stilts that I woke up late, but still decided to get a bus over to Kuala Besut to grab a boat to the Perhentians. Awi offered to take me to the bus station in KT and on the way took me via his house… Continue reading Partying in the Perhentians