Guest Post – Stubbed toes, dead legs and spaghetti arms.

As I watch his fist fly towards my face, it lands square on my chin and I (not so gracefully) fly through the air and fall to a heap on the floor. As I sigh to myself and finally open my eyes to see my boyfriend stood over me, we pause for a moment, before he […]

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Mentally trapped in Bali

“Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves”. – Cheryl Strayed, Wild. Let me start by explaining one of my greatest fears. Something that some people will scoff at and some may be baffled by, but I’ve learned not to care about them. This post if for people with anxiety, […]

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Bali Surfers Bowl Recipe

I got this amazing salad in Canggu (Bali) from a place on the beach and I felt I had to share this simple beauty with you. These are commonly known as Buddha bowls. They are super filling and pack a nutrient-dense punch. I think I’ll be making this a lot when I get home! In […]

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Mount Bromo – Java, Indonesia

We left Yogyakarta early in the morning and piled into a minibus that had seen better days. It took around 10 hours until we were up in the mountains, greeted in the driveway of our accommodation by men wrapped in ponchos against the chilly air. There was a very simple place to get food where […]

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Bucket List Update

New ticks off the bucket list: See rice paddy fields in Bali

 ✔ Tegalalang rice terraces  I have no idea why I was so set on seeing a rice paddy in Bali. I have seen rice terraces galore all over Southeast Asia since I got here in October. I even planted some rice in Indonesia. […]

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Prambanan temple – Java, Indonesia

Prambanan is the other ubiquitously famous temple near Yogyakarta and is nearly always visited in conjunction with Borobudur. It is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia. You can visit them on separate days or do a combined your which is what we opted to do, due to the fact we were planning on fitting […]

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Borobudur temple – Java

I was up very early and snuck through the dorm and out to the awaiting bus, we picked up my friend E from a hostel down the road and various other stops to others that had booked on the excursion. We hadn’t opted for the more expensive “Sunrise tour” of Borobudur but it was an […]

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Why I chose to spend New Year teetotal meditating​ with monks

I found myself in Chiang Mai for New Years 2017. I was doing a Workaway placement at a hostel but the owners were away visiting family in the villages and since it was a very new hostel, there were no other guests. This actually suited me perfectly, I felt like I could do with some alone […]

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