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  • Australia: The good, the bad & the ugly

Australia: The good, the bad and the ugly

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

I’ve just spent a whole year (give or take a week) living and working in Australia. It sort of happened by accident. The idea was sparked by someone else – my friend Phea – who had a year to play [...]

  • A guide to hiring scooters in Indonesia (without dying or being ripped off)

A guide to hiring scooters in Indonesia (without dying or being ripped off)

November 14th, 2017|1 Comment

First of all, let me just say this: hiring a scooter in Indonesia is probably a bad idea. But before you get all shouty, let me also say that of course I have done it myself, many times. And I [...]

  • Hiking Mount Ramelau: All yo need to know

Hiking Mount Ramelau: All you need to know

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

First things first: getting to Mount Ramelau is not an easy journey. I'm sure you could probably book a tour to do this from Dili or something, but doing it yourself is way more fun, right? And if you are [...]

  • Going overground: braving the bus to east timor

Going overground: Braving the bus from Indonesia to East Timor

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

At first I thought the tweeting existed just in my head. A symptom, perhaps, of spending too long on the go: a taxi, a plane ride with a brief stop, a ride from the airport on the back of a [...]

Searching for Komodos: Lombok to Flores by boat

October 30th, 2017|4 Comments

It was carnage. They attacked the food with no reserve, beating off the competition with their elbows, asserting their dominance with hardened expressions and decisive, practiced movements. It wasn’t Komodo dragons that I was observing. It was my fellow [...]

  • Climbing Mount Rinjani: All You Need to Know

Climbing Mount Rinjani: All you need to know

October 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Climbing Mount Rinjani: All you need to know

In case you have missed my harping on about it over on Instagram, I recently undertook the three day, two night Mount Rinjani trek with a bunch of newfound pals. Mount Rinjani is not an easy undertaking. You need to [...]

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