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  • On the road reading memory
    Travel tales

    My on the road reading moment

    I’ve always been a book lover… and a fast reader. I’ll happily devour an entire book in one session, and am banned from reading in bed after many nights spent awake…

  • Scallywags in Gili Trawangan

    Scallywags in Gili Trawangan, reviewed

    If you’re done with hostels but want something more interesting and less pricey than a big chain hotel, there are some places that you can struggle to find somewhere good to…

  • Nusa Lembongan island
    Travel tales

    Low-key lazing in Nusa Lembongan

    After the busy streets and beaches around Kuta and Seminyak, we were in need of a bit less bustle and a bit more lazing, and the island of Nusa Lembongan was…

  • Balam Bali VIlla, Ubud

    Balam Bali Villa near Ubud, reviewed

    The next hotel in my new Reviewed series, with good-value, individual accommodation with a touch of luxury on a budget, is Balam Bali Villa in the countryside just outside of Ubud.…

  • Ubud rice paddies
    Travel tales

    The other side of Ubud

    Amongst the green fields of central Bali, Ubud has become one of the island’s most popular places to visit. You’ll find the Eat, Pray, Love-ers, drinking smoothies and practicing their yoga…

  • Bali Hotel Pearl in Legian

    Bali Hotel Pearl in Legian, reviewed

    This is the first of a new Reviewed series, where I share some of the best and most interesting accommodation I’ve found in on my travels. You won’t find any five-star…

  • Flowers in Bali Indonesia
    In pictures

    Balinese flowers // In pictures

    When the greyness of a British January gets too much and I’m in need of some colour, I come back to my photos from Bali last year and the vibrant shades…