Kandy time 

Kandy is overrated. It can’t be just me who thinks so. Kandy is fine to stopover for one or two nights, just don’t stay longer than that. There’s not much to do in the city itself. Tuk tuk drivers try to sell you on tours to view points, gem stores, craft shops, and the botanical … More Kandy time 

Jungle Trekking 

My plan for Indonesia was Lombok, Gili Islands, Bali, and Java. With the limited time I planned to spend I figured this plan included enough of the country’s highlight to get a small taste for what these 17,000 islands were about. I read a few articles about jungle treks to see orangutans in Sumatra and … More Jungle Trekking 

The Gilis

I had no idea Bali wasn’t known for its beaches. I don’t know where we get that idea from but Bali is better for green spaces, surfing, and temples.  I heard and read about better beaches in the Gili islands. I stayed on Gili Trawangan because being a solo traveller, I wanted the island with … More The Gilis

Taxi, yes please 

“Taxi, yes please.” That seems tonbe all I hear walking the streets of Ubud. “Taxi, rice terraces, yes please?” The streets are lined with drivers offering tomtake you on a day trip with their taxi or scooter. It costs around $5 to rent a scootet yourself if you want to do a self drive. I’ve … More Taxi, yes please