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Kuta Beach in Lombok is vastly different from its Balinese counterpart. Although slowly gaining popularity, this little stretch of multiple beaches split up by a few headlands is relatively untouched and not tainted by inflated prices and quiksilver surfing boutiques. In recent years it seems the locals have started to recognize the increased tourist influx, and thus every other shop is now a guesthouse or homestay. But the calm, chilled out beach… Read More

Perhaps one of the best things about Bali, Indonesia, and likely all of Indonesia is the food; it’s plentiful, it’s cheap, it’s spicy, full of flavour, and you’re always served a massive plate. Like most Asian food, dishes in Indonesia are typically mixed with either rice “nasi” or noodles “mie”, and the selection is a variety of items with these two bases. If you’re on a tight budget it’s easy to eat… Read More