Jakarta in a nutshell

Jakarta is not what you would call an aesthetically pleasing city. Dilapidated buildings, shacks and dirty concrete sprawls for miles along heavily traffic-clogged roads with little greenery interspersed. Most people completely skip Jakarta altogether. I must admit, Jakarta was not on my list for any particular reason, I was merely there as a matter of […]

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My last minute Thai tattoo

H and I booked our bus to Cambodia (a 12hr trip) for just 350 bhat each. Pick up was to be the next day at 7am. We took laundry to be done, whereas usually, we had been hand washing. The problem was it had been too humid lately to dry properly and smelt of damp. […]

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Klong Plu Waterfall, Koh chang – Thailand

The next day, feeling quite fragile, we all had lunch at Nature Beach and sat on the sand for a little while, chatting with some of the guys that lived on the island. We then walked up the road and hailed a taxi which drove us up to the area where one of the waterfalls […]

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7 Things to love about Kota Kinabalu, Sabah – Borneo

Today is my birthday. This time a fair few years ago I was watching the snow fall at Heathrow airport with my family, wondering whether the flight would be delayed or cancelled. Today the weather is ever so slightly better! Today also had me reminiscing about that trip and the beautiful land below the wind… […]

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