Category: Indonesia

Everything Balicious – A True Guide To Bali
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July 2, 2016September 21, 2018

Everything Balicious – A True Guide To Bali

Don’t have time to read it now? Pin it for later! The Hindu island of Bali, Indonesia, is more often than not a dream destination for people.  In saying that though this is certainly not the case if you are Australian. Why you ask? Unfortunately, Bali has a stigma in Australia and one I listened...

Review – Villa Club Corner Residence, Canggu
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May 22, 2016December 24, 2016

Review – Villa Club Corner Residence, Canggu

Don’t have time to read it now? Pin it for later! Driving down a quiet driveway surrounded by the rice fields saw us arrive at the final lodge, Villa Club Corner Residence, Canggu. If I could describe the feel of this villa, I would use the words safe and relaxing. Villa Club Corner Residence’s location...

Imaj Private Villas – Review
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May 5, 2015March 22, 2018

Imaj Private Villas – Review

Imaj Private Villas are located in Batu Layar, Lombok an approximate 10-minute drive to Senggigi and 20-minute drive to the city of Mataram. Imaj contains four private villas and three suites. Each private villa has its own pool while the three suites have a lagoon pool to share. I have been lucky enough to stay...

Surfing – Grupuk, South Lombok, Indonesia
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April 30, 2015December 24, 2016

Surfing – Grupuk, South Lombok, Indonesia

Grupuk, sometimes spelt Gerupuk, is a small village located on the South Coast of Lombok, Indonesia near Kuta. Just to clarify this is Kuta in Lombok not the much more famous Kuta in Bali. An hour and a half to two hour drive from our villa in Senggigi is this picturesque little spot. Grupuk is home to...

Snorkelling – Gilli Nanggu
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April 29, 2015December 24, 2016

Snorkelling – Gilli Nanggu

An hour and a half drive from Senggigi, the main tourist area of Lombok, is the tiny island of Gilli Nanggu. For anyone playing at home Gilli means Island in Indonesian. After the drive it was a quick 15 minute boat ride on a local boat to this picturesque island. It was here just off...

Scoot Fast Cruises – Review
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April 28, 2015March 22, 2018

Scoot Fast Cruises – Review

After our charming stay at Buli Kuta Resort it was time to make the long-awaited adventure to Lombok via fast boat. I was skeptical about how this would all go after reading many reviews and seeing lots of people frustrated with most of the fast boat companies due to not collecting them from their hotel, not running...

Lombok, Why I Prefer It To Bali – January 2014
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April 4, 2015May 26, 2017

Lombok, Why I Prefer It To Bali – January 2014

It was January 2014 when I first stepped foot onto the incredible country of Indonesia. Lombok is Bali’s little, not as well known neighbour, with a few differences. These include: It’s religion – the majority of the people on Lombok are muslim, unlike Bali, which is hindu. It is quiet, even in the main tourist...