What it’s Like to Stay at Cempedak Private Island

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It is no secret that I love a good island escape. Over the years I have been lucky enough to stay at amazing hotels and resorts all over Asia, but this year I found a new favourite. Cempedak Private Island is an idyllic, eco-friendly and innovative adults-only retreat which exudes a laidback and effortless form […]

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Eco-Friendly Island Luxe: Arriving to Cempedak Island

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There’s just something about arriving in a new place. Feelings of anticipation, curiosity and excitement all meld together to create a feeling that simply can’t be described. I’d call it the travel equivalent of getting the warm fuzzies, but that really does sound a little silly! I get these feelings any time I arrive in […]

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The Imperial City of Hue

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I feel like the older I get and the more I travel, the less guilty I feel about taking a breather from seeking adventures while on the road. When I was starting out as a novice traveller, any day that I didn’t go out and explore felt like a missed opportunity of sorts. I felt […]

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Pho, Bahn Mi, Bicyles + Pagodas | Falling For Hoi An

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Hoi An is one of those cities that people seem to only ever speak about with glowingly positive reviews. Everyone I talked to about Vietnam had told me how much they loved Hoi An and as a result, I was really looking forward to my time there. Luckily, Hoi An is the kind of place […]

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An Incredible Night in Ho Chi Minh City with Park Hyatt Saigon

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Earlier this year, I celebrated a 25th birthday. It would be the first time I ever celebrated my birthday with a boyfriend whilst overseas, so it took quite a while to decide where we should go. Initially, we thought we’d go to Japan – but the flights were too expensive. Next, we thought we’d go […]

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I Love Darwin: An Ode To My Home In The Tropics

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Darwin. When I moved to you I thought that I would need to endure you. I thought that I’d be lucky to last 6 months in such a new and different environment. I thought that my work would be harder. I thought that the humidity would nearly kill me. I was sure that the six […]

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A Completely Chilled Out Weekend in Bali

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I have written before about the close proximity of Bali. From my home baseĀ in Darwin, it only takes a quick 2 and a bit hour flight to arrive in one of Indonesia’s most popular islands. So, when the opportunity to stay in a villa in Ubud for a few nights came up, I had no […]

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My Most Embarrassing Travel Moments of 2017

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There are a lot of ways to summarise a year in travel. You could do it by sharing your favourite photographs, by recounting your best (or worst) memories, or even do it country by country. These are all great options, but I gotta be honest, the most fun way I can think to recount my […]

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Absolutely Sloshed in Siem Reap

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I travel a lot, and honestly, most of the time I think I am pretty well behaved. I explore the cities and towns. I interact with locals. I try the street food. I try to do my best to be a respectful and mature traveller… …but sometimes it just doesn’t turn out that way! I […]

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A Little More Angkor!

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After a lovely morning spent exploring Angkor Wat, it was time to make the most of my (fricking expensive) ticket and see even more ancient Khmer temples! I had hired a tuk tuk driver for the day (with a new friend to save a bit of moolah) and this was an awesome way of getting […]

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