By Darren Griffiths

indonesia

Java’s biggest tourist attraction is by far Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. When you’ve been travelling for as long as we have. it’s easy ...
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Mount Bromo Hike & Bromo Sunrise: Our DIY Guide

Java’s biggest tourist attraction is by far Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. When you’ve been travelling for as long as we have. it’s easy to think you’ve seen it all, but the epic landscape at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park blew us away. It exceeded all our expectations. The highlight here is the Mount Bromo…

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There are multiple ways to organise a temple of Borobudur sunrise, but in this post, we’ll be sharing our DIY experience with helpful tips, for those wishing ...
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Temple Of Borobudur Sunrise In Java: Our DIY Guide

There are multiple ways to organise a temple of Borobudur sunrise, but in this post, we’ll be sharing our DIY experience with helpful tips, for those wishing to do the same. There are two Javanese sunrise spots that are well and truly on the map and we’ve hiked to experience both of them! The majority…

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Volcanoes, volcanoes, volcanoes! They’re everywhere in Indonesia, especially in Java. We love climbing them and sharing our knowledge and adventures ...
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Kawah Ijen Crater Hike - Blue Fire & Ijen Miners

Volcanoes, volcanoes, volcanoes! They’re everywhere in Indonesia, especially in Java. We love climbing them and sharing our knowledge and adventures with you. Their peaks can be seen all over the island from the Dieng Plateau to Mount Bromo National Park. But the most unique of them all is Kawah Ijen with its extraordinary Ijen blue flames and…

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We’ve stayed in a lot of hostels throughout Bali over many years now. Hostels are a very popular form of accommodation on the Indonesian island of Bali &#...
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18 Best Hostels in Bali - 2024 Hostel and Area Breakdown

We’ve stayed in a lot of hostels throughout Bali over many years now. Hostels are a very popular form of accommodation on the Indonesian island of Bali – especially considering how popular it is with solo travellers and young groups! Whilst this is great for saving money, the choice on offer can make it tricky…

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We have lived in Ubud and loved every minute of it! With a native population of just over 74,000 residents, it is crazy to think that over three million tourist...
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Ubud: Where to Stay - The Best Areas & Hotels

We have lived in Ubud and loved every minute of it! With a native population of just over 74,000 residents, it is crazy to think that over three million tourists flock to Ubud annually. The reason so many people come here is the pure unbridled beauty of it all and we want to show you…

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Malang City was our first destination in East Java after leaving the country’s central region. Malang is East Java’s second largest city and would b...
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Things to Do in Malang Indonesia

Malang City was our first destination in East Java after leaving the country’s central region. Malang is East Java’s second largest city and would be our last big city stop on our tour through Java. You can cover all the things to do in Malang City in a day, but it’s a comfortable enough city…

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We have been Bali locals for several years now, and so we’ve been able to put together this comprehensive but very select guide to the 6 best family resor...
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6 Best Family Resorts Bali Has to Offer

We have been Bali locals for several years now, and so we’ve been able to put together this comprehensive but very select guide to the 6 best family resorts Bali has to offer both parents and kids. Bali is known for a lot of things. But perhaps top of mind would be world-class beaches, and…

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With bright green rice fields, steaming volcanoes and soaring mountains, Java is a gorgeous country. When surrounded by so much natural beauty, it’s easy ...
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Kampung Code: Our Tour Of A Yogyakarta Slum

With bright green rice fields, steaming volcanoes and soaring mountains, Java is a gorgeous country. When surrounded by so much natural beauty, it’s easy to forget about the country’s people. But it’s important not to. The Javanese are some of the friendliest people we’ve come across and a big part of our enjoyment while touring…

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For a few decades now, Bali has been a popular destination for western expats looking for an Asian way of life. With the nice warm weather, cheap cost of living...
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How to Find & Rent a Long Term Villa in Ubud, Bali

For a few decades now, Bali has been a popular destination for western expats looking for an Asian way of life. With the nice warm weather, cheap cost of living, stunning scenery and friendly locals, we can see why after living there ourselves for 3 months. If you’re thinking of joining the thousands of expats…

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