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  • One month in Indonesia

    I have just spent July travelling across the two main islands of Indonesia; Bali and Java. This was my first time out of Europe and what a time is was. Here five of my favourite things and things I recommend for anyone visiting Indonesia. Climb a Volcano…or two Java is home to an array of…

  • Must Eat Places – Gili Air, Bali

    So you’ve reach Gili Air and are decided where to eat. All along the east coast you have passed the charcoal BBQs of kebabs, fresh fish and lobster, or the small warungs selling Nasi Goreng across the island. Your budget will decide where you eat, but there a few places I would recommend treating yourself…

  • Kawah Ijen – The blue fire and the yellow sulphur

    Kawa Ijen was the second volcano we tackled in Java, Indonesia. A common place for people to visit when traveling down from Bromo across to Bali, or Yogyakarta to Bali. We were told that it would be slightly more challenging than our trek up Bromo, but the pay would be greater. Ijen is one of…

  • Mount Bromo – Inside a volcano

    Mount Bromo is an active volcano in East Java, about an hour out of Probolingo. It’s 2329 metres high and erupted as recently as 2015. So we decided to trek up and see inside the volcano. We booked a mini bus from Probolingo to Cemoro Lawing, a small village 2km away from the volcano. For…

  • The temples of Yogyakarta

    So as I mentioned in my last blog I am currently travelling the south east of Asia travelling and working at the same time. I landed in Indonesia on wednesday in Jakarta and stayed there for two days. Jakarta is a crazy place, the most congested in the world apparently, its absolute chaos. I got…